Conditions We Treat at Charleston GI
If you’re having problems with your digestive system, you’re in good company. Sixty to seventy million people are affected by problems related to digestion. The digestive system is the engine that supports your body by delivering and absorbing needed nutrients. This system and the troubles that can plague it are the focus of the Charleston GI physicians. These physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the gastrointestinal organs, including the stomach, intestine, colon, liver, pancreas and gallbladder.
Gastrointestinal disorders may be uncomfortable, inconvenient, and unpleasant to discuss. However they are most often very treatable and when problems are identified early, treatment success and recovery percentages are very high.
Early diagnosis and treatment is the key, and Charleston GI offers outpatient, minimally invasive procedures such as endoscopy and colonoscopy to detect and deal with gastrointestinal problems or abnormalities as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Patient education is also very important. Charleston GI offers the following information on some of the more common gastrointestinal conditions, so that you can educate yourself, know the symptoms and warning signs, and prepare for treatment if your doctor refers you to Charleston GI.