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Key Terms Relating to Gastroenterology

If you have issues with your digestive system, then you may need to see a Gastroenterologist. This kind of doctor specializes in gastroenterology and has expertise on disorders in your digestive system. There are also physicians that specialize in pediatric gastroenterology. Visit a local medical clinic to find a gastroenterologist. This is the same concept, only the physician is trained to work with kids that have problems with their digestive system. The following are key terms you should know when looking for a pediatric gastroenterologist or a medical clinic.

  • Dermatology - Study of medicine that deals with the skin. Any diseases of the skin fall into the study of dermatology.
  • Cardiology - Study of medicine that deals with disorders of the heart. Any heart surgery or disorder falls under the study of cardiology.
  • Pathology - This is the study of disease. Pathology is the study of any kind of disease no matter what organ.
  • Gastrology - Study of medicine that deals with organs from the mouth to the anus. Diseases and disorders of the stomach fall into the study of gastrology. Dermatology and cardiology also relate because they include organs located in this section of the body.
  • Abdomen - This is the belly. It contains the large and small intestine, gall bladder, liver, pancreas and spleen.
  • Intestine - A long tube organ that is located in the abdomen of the human body. There is a small and large intestine. They are also commonly referred to as bowels. This is the part of the body that is responsible for digesting.
  • Colonoscopy - A procedure that involves sending a viewing tube into the rectum. The colon and rectum is examined to see if there are any abnormalities.
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    American Gastroenterological Association
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    If you've been experiencing digestive distress or stomach problems, make sure you find the most reputable gastroenterology doctor. Find the physician you need with our association's listings.
     
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    Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates
    425 Centre View Blvd, Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
    Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates is a multi-physician gastroenterology practice in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
    (859) 341-3575
    Lexington Clinic
    3580 Lyon Dr, Lexington, KY 40513
    (859) 258-8600
    Kentucky Gastroenterology
    793 Eastern Byp Ste 216, Richmond, KY 40475
    (859) 625-0900
    Warren N Frank MD
    1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 302, Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 276-4382
    Colorectal Surgical Associates
    2620 Wilhite Dr Ste 101, Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 278-6031
    Saint Joseph Gastroenterology Associates
    1401 Harrodsburg Rd Ste C305, Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 278-8400
    Lexington Clinic
    1221 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 258-6101
    Central Kentucky Gastroenterology
    3225 Summit Square Pl Ste 100, Lexington, KY 40509
    (859) 266-7999
    Saint Joseph Gastroenterology Associates
    160 N Eagle Creek Dr Ste 202, Lexington, KY 40509
    (859) 263-0022
    Khalid Iqbal MD
    110 Hardin Ln Ste 9, Somerset, KY 42503
    (606) 679-7316
    Cumberland Gastroenterology PSC
    56 Tower Cir, Somerset, KY 42503
    (606) 677-2913
    Mickey D Anderson MD FACS
    118 Patriot Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004
    (502) 348-5588
    Anderson & Bowlds, PLLC
    118 Patriot Dr Ste 203, Bardstown, KY 40004
    (502) 348-5588
    Bluegrass Gastroenterology Associates PSC LLC
    96 C Michael Davenport Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502) 875-7000
    David Mcmenamin MD
    138 Professional Ave, Winchester, KY 40391
    (859) 744-7420


    Gastroenterology is a field of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract. Doctors in this specialty understand the function of digestion and diagnose diseases and conditions that affect this system. The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travels to the stomach and liver, before ending with the colon and anus. Gastrology is similar only the focus is on diseases of the stomach. With gastrology, only the stomach is taken into consideration, so this doctor will diagnose things like ulcers. A gastroenterologist handles many common health complaints like acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach pain. The doctor investigates symptoms like bloody diarrhea or vomiting, and begins to rule out specific conditions or diseases affecting the organs and intestines. You may need to visit a special clinic for scans and x-rays to look for tumors or blockages. With some situations, medicines that control stomach acid are all that's needed. Other times, a surgeon is called in. Cardiology physicians help rule out heart disease in cases of severe heartburn. Sometimes more than one specialist helps pinpoint a disease. Cardiology, dermatology and pathology physicians often team up with the gastroenterology team. This is helpful when disorders like Celiac's Disease present themselves. Cardiologists and dermatology or pathology doctors may think of abdominal disorders that other specialists miss. Pediatric specialists work with infants and children to diagnose pediatric gastrointestinal conditions. Many diseases and conditions involving the gastrointestinal system are treatable or preventable. Seek medical care as soon as possible to start treatment. Your discomfort doesn't have to be a constant part of your life.
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