Endoscopy Center of Washington, D.C.
Endoscopy Center of Washington, D.C. is an outpatient, endoscopic facility specializing in colon cancer screening and gastroenterology. Our nine experienced, board-certified physicians serve a population of nearly 1 million in the District and surrounding suburban areas.
To ensure that your doctor has maximum visibility of your colon, the entire contents of the colon must be emptied. Poor preparation could cause your colonoscopy results to be inconclusive, meaning the procedure would need to be repeated.
What Is the Difference Between IBS and IBD?
IBS is often confused with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a chronic condition with similar symptoms but several key differences. IBS is considered a syndrome, or collection of symptoms, while IBD is classified as a disease.
The Connection between GERD and IBS
The month of April is IBS Awareness Month, which is a great time for IBS sufferers to reevaluate their symptoms and make sure they’re receiving adequate relief.
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month
But did you know that chronic heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can lead to esophageal cancer? April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, which is a great time to get proactive about putting a stop to your heartburn!