Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologists in Germany can treat everything from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) to Hepatitis C

Gastroenterology is a medical study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

Gastroenterologists in Germany can treat everything from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) to Hepatitis C.

Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery provides the surgical option for treating gastroenterological & other GI diseases. In some cases surgery is the obvious and first treatment of choice, e.g. treatment of stones in the gallbladder, removal of acutely inflamed appendix, removal of early cancerous tumours etc.

What conditions do gastroenterologists treat?

These specialists treat a number of conditions affecting the GI system. This can include:

  • acid reflux
  • ulcers
  • IBS
  • hepatitis C
  • polyps, or growths, which typically occur in the large intestine
  • jaundice, or a yellowing of the skin
  • hemorrhoids
  • bloody stool
  • colon cancer
  • pancreatitis, or a rare disease causing inflammation of the pancreas

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