Gastroenterology Questions and Answers

Have you been suffering from a stomach or related issue? If so, consult with our specialist today! At Totowa Immedicenter, we can screen for and treat digestive disorders and ailments on site. You might have some questions about our services, and we would like to help! Call us for more information. Serving patients from Totowa NJ, Paterson NJ, Haledon NJ, Passaic NJ, North Caldwell NJ, Wayne NJ, North Haledon NJ, and Fairfield NJ.

Gastroenterology Questions and Answers
Gastroenterology Questions and Answers

When should I see a gastroenterologist?

PLEASE NOTE: If you have severe abdominal pain, please contact 9-1-1, as this may be serious and even life-threatening.

For all other stomach-related issues, you can see an urgent care physician or schedule with our gastroenterologist today!

If you suspect or know you are experiencing problems with your digestive system, it is important to consult with a physician and a gastroenterologist. Here at Totowa Immedicenter, we have a specialist in gastrointestinal (GI) tract issues on staff, who you can visit with by appointment.  Some signs you should see a gastroenterologist include:

  • Difficulty swallowing that cannot be explained
  • Blood in your stool
  • Problems digesting food properly
  • Minor abdominal pain

In addition, if you are over the age of 50, it might be time to see a gastroenterologist regularly. Men and women over 50 have a higher risk of developing colon cancer and a gastroenterologist can screen for it routinely.

What services do gastroenterologists provide?

Gastroenterologists can screen for and treat several different issues and conditions of the GI system. This includes issues such as: acid reflux, blood in the stool, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hepatitis C, polyps, jaundice, hemorrhoids, pancreatitis, and colon cancer. To treat such issues, gastroenterologists provide nonsurgical services including endoscopies, colonoscopies, biopsies, and more.

Do you provide gastroenterology services near me?

Totowa Immedicenter provides gastroenterology services and more. We are located at 500 Union Boulevard, Totowa, NJ 07512. We are available to you from Monday to Friday, 8AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday, 9AM to 2PM, If you would like to book an appointment with us, please call us at (973) 221-8443. Do not hesitate to call or stop by our center if you have any minor stomach pain or related symptoms.

We hope you found our Q and A helpful, and we look forward to your visit with us!

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