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Digestive Care

Baylor Medical Center at Frisco

 
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Digestive Care 

Food can be one of life’s great pleasures, but when gastrointestinal symptoms interfere with enjoying mealtime, it makes a big impact on your quality of life. At Baylor Frisco, we diagnose and treat a range of digestive conditions that cause symptoms such as:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting 
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Blood in the stool

Conditions We Treat

Our colorectal and general surgeons on the medical staff at Baylor Frisco can treat and manage conditions including:

For a referral to a physician on the Baylor Frisco medical staff, call 1.800.4BAYLOR or search online.

Gallbladder Disease

Your gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ under your liver that stores and concentrates bile to help digest fat. Gallbladder disease includes: inflammation, infection or blockage (obstruction) of the gallbladder. The most common blockage is a gallstone. Gallstones are pebble-like and solid. They can be as large as a golf ball or as small as a grain of sand.

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GERD/Reflux

Chronic heartburn may be caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, a condition in which stomach contents leak backward into the esophagus. It is generally treated by lifestyle changes and medication. Surgery is an option if other treatments don’t control your symptoms.

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Colon Cancer Screenings

Find out more about how this essential test can detect colon cancer at its earliest—most treatable stages.

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