At Gastroenterology Consultants of Savannah, your well-being is our highest priority. Our practice is closely monitoring the current status of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in our area and any future impacts it may have in our community. Currently, we are limiting the...
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
With March quickly approaching, it’s almost National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the federally-recognized campaign to raise awareness about getting screened for colorectal cancer. Read to learn more about colorectal cancer, the risk factors, and the treatment options.
Fecal Impaction: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Fecal impaction is a common digestive problem in the United States, and it is especially prevalent among the elderly who are under care in nursing homes and other similar healthcare facilities. How do you get it? How do you get rid of it? Read to learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for fecal impaction.
Rectal Prolapse: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Surgery
Rectal prolapse is not incredibly common, affecting roughly 2.5 out of every 100,000 people. Still, it’s essential to know the signs and symptoms of rectal prolapse, as a majority of those cases are women who are over the age of 50. The medical term “prolapse” comes...
John Andretti and the Fight Against Colon Cancer
Racing enthusiasts all over the country were devastated this week at the news of John Andretti’s passing. After a three-year-long battle, Andretti, aged 56, finally succumbed to stage 4 colon cancer. John Andretti was nephew to racing legend Mario, son to racer Aldo,...