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Consultation with the gastroenterologist

What is a gastroenterologist?

Is a doctor specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of disease that affects the organ that helps in the digestive process (Stomach, Colon, Intestine, Esophagus, Liver, Pancreas and Bile pathway).

Who is Mauricio González?

Mauricio González, your Gastroenterologist in Medellín, is a medical surgeon from the National University of Colombia, graduated in 1998, and a specialist in Gastroenterology from this same university, graduated in 2006. Since then, he has provided his service to renowned institutions in Medellín and Antioquia, such as the San Vicente Hospital. from Rionegro. Since 2016 it is independent in its Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Center

When to query a gastroenterologist?

Mauricio González, your gastroenterologist in Medellin is an expert in:

  • Chronic diarrhea: When you have had diarrhea for more than a month
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Irritable Colon): Pain in the abdomen associated with changes in the consistency or frequency of stool
  • Chronic constipation: When defecation becomes a problem and alters quality of life
  • Gastritis: It is the inflammation of the internal part of the stomach. The main cause is infection of the Helicobacter pylori bacteria
  • Helicobacter pylori: This bacterium is a risk factor that must be eliminated, although it is sometimes difficult to do so and that is why you need an expert to advise you.
  • Abdominal bloating / Flatulence: It is the sensation of bloating of the abdomen accompanied or not by excessive gases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: It is when the stomach contents are returned to the esophagus causing discomfort. There are several forms of reflux and therefore each case requires different management.
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis: It is the inflammation of the inner part of the esophagus secondary to an allergy
  • Internal hemorrhoids: They occur when the hemorrhoidal veins become irritated and inflamed, generally having constipation or diarrhea
  • Colon polyps: They are like moles or warts of the colon and require removal to decrease the risk of esophageal cancer.
  • Intestinal metaplasia / Barrett’s esophagus: These are risk factors for cancer of the stomach and esophagus, respectively, and warrant special monitoring and sometimes endoscopic treatment.
  • Ulcerative Colitis: It is the autoimmune inflammation of your colon that warrants treatment and monitoring.

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