Medical Gastroenterology Hospital in Hyderabad
The department of Medical Gastroenterology at Yashoda Hospitals has vast experience in treating various types of conditions such as:
- Malabsorption Syndrome: It refers to some conditions in which the small intestine is unable to absorb enough nutrients. It is caused due to infections, medications, surgeries, or other diseases such as celiac disease.
- Gastrointestinal Bleeding: It refers to the bleeding or hemorrhage in any part of the gastrointestinal tract i.e. from the mouth to the rectum. Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, provides treatment of this condition with amazing success rates.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome: It is a condition that affects the large intestine in which cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, etc are experienced by the patient.
- Constipation: It refers to bowel movements that are hard to pass.
- Diarrhea: It refers to loose, watery stools that pass more frequently than normal.
- Peptic Ulcer: It is a condition in which sores form on the lining of the stomach, mostly due to H pylori infection, but may be caused due to other factors as well.
- Celiac Disease: It refers to a chronic digestive disease that results due to an immune reaction to gliadin, a gluten protein that causes inflammation and destruction of the inner lining of the small intestine. Its symptoms include weakness, fatigue, joint pain, abdominal cramps, nausea, fluid retention, malnutrition, etc.
- Pancreatitis: It refers to the inflammation of the pancreas and occurs when the digestive enzymes start digesting the pancreas. This can be an acute or chronic condition. Acute pancreatitis usually resolves in a few days, but chronic pancreatitis does not improve and worsens over time. It is caused due to excessive alcohol consumption, cystic fibrosis, and other inherited conditions such as excess calcium or fat in the blood, etc. Effective treatment of the condition is available at the center of medical gastroenterology.
- Dyspepsia: It is also known as indigestion, in which discomfort and pain are experienced by the patient in the upper abdomen.
- Hepatitis: It refers to an inflammatory condition of the skin. Its most common cause is the hepatitis virus but may be caused due to other factors such as medications, toxins, alcohol, etc. Its various types include hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E.
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): It is a digestive disease that affects the lower esophageal sphincter caused due to the irritation of the lining.
- Barrett’s Esophagus: It is a condition in which the esophagus is damaged due to acid reflux and results in the lining to become thick and inflamed. Its symptoms include heartburn, regurgitation of swallowed food, difficulty in swallowing food, etc.
- Esophageal Spasm: It is a condition in which a person experiences painful contractions in the esophagus. These spasms are usually sudden and severe and may last for several minutes to hours.
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease: It is a term used to describe two conditions characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract usually the terminal portion of the small intestine whereas ulcerative colitis is the inflammation of the large intestine i.e. colon and rectum.
- Spiral Enteroscopy: Spiral enteroscopy, a minimally invasive technique, is a procedure that is performed to examine the small intestine. Yashoda Hospitals is the first hospital in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to acquire it and use it effectively.
What are gastrointestinal diseases?
Gastrointestinal diseases refer to the disease conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract such as constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, peptic ulcer, etc.
How does gastritis occur? How is it diagnosed?
Gastritis occurs when the stomach lining becomes inflamed due to bacteria, alcohol consumption, medications, chronic stress, etc.
Gastritis is diagnosed by the examination of medical history, stool test, blood test, endoscopy, etc.
What are the common diseases and conditions of the digestive system?
Some of the most common diseases of the digestive system are constipation, diarrhea, inflammatory bowel syndrome, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, etc.
What are the symptoms of GERD? Can GERD be cured?
The common symptoms of GERD are burning sensation or pain in the chest, difficulty in swallowing, regurgitation of food, etc.