Ulcers are open sores which can develop on the inner lining of your organs, especially on the lining of the small intestine and stomach. The inner lining, or mucous layer, is intended to protect your glands and organs but can deteriorate as a result of the ulcers.
Small ulcers are not always problematic and do not always have severe symptoms. However, if left ignored, the symptoms can lead to serious complications. At Premier Gastroenterology, PC, our Southaven gastroenterologist offers you a consultation to discuss your treatment options.
There are many different factors which can cause ulcers to develop in the stomach. Certain substances and elements can worsen an already existing small ulcer or one which had not yet developed. This includes the use of NSAIDs like aspirin, eating acidic foods, smoking, caffeine, and excessive stress.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms or have chronic, severe discomfort and pain in your abdomen, you may be suffering from ulcers. Our goal is to provide you with personalized treatment and help you achieve lasting relief.
Our Southaven gastroenterologist at Premier Gastroenterology, PC focuses on the management and treatment of ulcer disease. In order for us to diagnose ulcer disease, you will need to undergo a number of tests, including a colonoscopy. After we have diagnosed you, we can offer you a variety of treatment options. We serve patients throughout the greater Memphis area, and work hard to stay up-to-date on all of the greatest and most advanced treatment options available to address your symptoms.
Please reach out to us today at (662) 349-6113 if you would like more information or to make an appointment.