Today, I feel like crap. No pun intended - but I think I'm getting the GI bug. You know, the GI bug?? Otherwise known as hell on Earth? Where I am known to descend every few years due to no fault of my own? Last time I had this bitch, I puked up my grilled … Continue reading What you need to know about the GI bug (and other stories)
About two weeks after I graduated medical school, when I wasn't even an official intern yet, I got my first consult. It came from a friend of my mom's, who called on the phone, and asked what to do about a painful hemorrhoid. (It's like she knew I wanted to be GI before I did!) … Continue reading A pain in the butt: everything you’ve ever wanted to know about hemorrhoids
I think people have a lot of misconceptions about poop. No, really, they do. Since I am a board certified poop doctor (that's what my kids think, at least), I hear a lot of people's concerns about their pooping habits and I know that the public out there is confused. Confused and sometimes obsessed. Obsessed … Continue reading 5 things about your poop you didn’t know are normal
Who should get a colonoscopy, why and when.