We treat many different digestive conditions at our Bedford, TX gastroenterology clinic. The digestive system includes your esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine. Other organs like your liver, gallbladder and pancreas are also included in the digestive system.
Dr. Lyle’s practice philosophy involves educating patients relative to their digestive health. “It is important that my patients understand not just what I’m recommending, but why I’m recommending it. Collectively we will be making important health decisions and I believe in keeping them informed,” said Thomas Lyles, MD.
When to see a Gastroenterologist in Bedford, TX?
Digestive conditions are treatable when detected in early stages. It is important to be aware of your digestive symptoms and not put off being evaluated by a medical professional.
Gastroenterologists have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive conditions. Many digestive symptoms can be an indicator of a larger medical issue and the additional training a GI doctor receives makes them better qualified to diagnose and treat digestive conditions than a general or internal medicine doctor.
Dr. Lyles is an expert on diagnosing and treating all digestive conditions. Sometimes symptoms can develop into digestive conditions or gastrointestinal diseases. Being evaluated by a gastroenterologist for digestive symptoms is important, since early detection is the key to beating these diseases.
NOTE: Each digestive condition/disease is treatable when detected in early stages. It is critical to be evaluated when experiencing recurring symptoms, change in bowel habits or pain.
Click on any of the boxes below to learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for common digestive conditions.
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