Not only health but also human life depends on how well the digestive system is working. If any organ is out of its function, the patient will stop receiving nutrients, minerals, and vitamins necessary for the functioning of all organs and systems.
The gastroenterologist is aimed at the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive organs’ diseases. His main task is to recognize abnormalities in the functioning of the stomach, pancreas, duodenum, large and small intestines, liver, gallbladder, and biliary tract, and implement measures to restore their functioning.
When to get a consultation of a gastroenterologist?
Any problems with the digestive system, which occur both at the same time and/or from time to time, are the reason to visit a doctor to identify the cause.
You should get consultation of a gastroenterologist if you feel:
It is also should to visit a gastroenterologist if you have the following conditions and symptoms:
The gastroenterologists of the Healthy&Happy Medical Center will correctly diagnose and prescribe the appropriate treatment if it has been identified:
Consultation of a gastroenterologist is necessary not only when one of the listed symptoms of a gastroenterological disease has occurred. It is necessary to realize that some pathologies and diseases are asymptomatic, and their treatment is most effective in the early stages. Also, improper, unbalanced nutrition is often the cause of various problems in the digestive system. Therefore, it is necessary to visit a gastroenterologist in order to prevent diseases of the digestive system and choose the appropriate diet.
Consultation of a gastroenterologist is necessary for monitoring the course of treatment and its correction, as well as the chronic processes observation in dynamic.
A consultation of a gastroenterologist at the Healthy&Happy Medical Center consists of the following stages:
For the purposes of accurate diagnosis in gastroenterology, in addition to the external examination, methods of instrumental and laboratory diagnostics are used additionally.
An obligatory screening method for instrumental diagnostics of the digestive system is the abdominal organs’ ultrasound test. Its results allow us to confirm the diagnosis or exclude diseases and also help treatment tactics choosing. For the more detailed test, if neoplasms were detected according to the results of the ultrasound, or there is a suspicion of erosion, ulcers, etc., endoscopic research methods are prescribed, namely gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
Preparation for ultrasound of the abdominal organs:
Endoscopic diagnostic methods also require special preparation. Depending on the patient’s status, the doctor independently provides information on how to properly prepare for the examination.
To detect the causes of the disease, laboratory tests are also used in gastroenterology. The list of tests is selected individually for each patient, based on his symptoms and anamnesis.
In the Healthy&Happy Medical Center, if necessary, by the gastroenterologist prescription, you can get advice from related specialists: a neurologist, dermatovenerologist, proctologist, surgeon, oncologist, psychiatrist, and food hygiene doctor (nutritionist).
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|Abdominal ultrasound (complex)||438,00|
|Biopsy of Helicobacter pylori||250,00|
|Gastroenterology consultation (adults)||490,00|
|Repeated consultation of gastroenterologist (adults)||430,00|