Stomach ulcers, also known as peptic ulcers, are painful sores that develop on the lining of the stomach, small intestine, or esophagus. They are caused by a number of factors, including a bacterial infection, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and stress. If left untreated, stomach ulcers can lead to serious health problems, including […]
Imagine a delicate balancing act, where on one side you have the health of an expecting mother and on the other, the safety of her unborn child. Entering this equation is the question of undergoing medical procedures during pregnancy. Specifically, can you have an endoscopy while pregnant? Let’s unravel this intricate dilemma together.
If you feel bloated and gassy or have cramps and nausea within a few hours of drinking milk or eating milk products, you may be lactose intolerant. At Triborough GI New York our gastroenterologists know that lactose intolerance can develop as one ages, so know that you are not alone and that there are several ways to […]
As a leading cause of various digestive disorders, comprehending the routes of transmission and potential risk factors associated with H. pylori infection becomes crucial. Our mission throughout this blog is to equip you with valuable insights and preventive measures to shield yourself against this microscopic foe. For that reason, it is important for you to […]
Imagine this: you’re leafing through a magazine and stumble upon an article about colon cancer. Your mind races, thinking about family members, friends, and your own health. “When should I get screened?” you wonder. This seemingly simple question has implications for early detection and treatment. Fortunately, you’re in the right place to find the answers. […]
Fatty liver disease, as the name suggests, is associated with your liver. Though it is very common among western regions, still it is a matter of concern for you. The reason being, if it develops complications, then it can be life-threatening. In the earlier stages, you may not develop severe symptoms. Mere fatigue or discomfort […]
Your stomach growls ominously, signaling discomfort for the third time this week. You’ve pondered if a gastroenterologist visit is in order, but there’s a lingering question: Do you need a referral? Let’s embark on a journey to find out!
Helicobacter pylori, often referred to as H. pylori, is a type of bacteria that can inhabit the stomach lining and cause various digestive problems, including gastritis and peptic ulcers. It’s a common bacterium that affects millions of people worldwide. While its transmission methods are well-documented, one question that often arises is whether you can get […]
Imagine a high-tech device that, with just a gentle touch, can provide insights into the health of your liver. The Fibroscan promises just that. But when it comes to serious concerns like liver cancer, can you rely on a Fibroscan? Let’s journey into the world of liver health and find out. Curious about early liver […]