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Digestive Health

Find high-quality care for your digestive system at Caldwell UNC Health Care. Take advantage of gastroenterology services close to home in Lenoir, North Carolina.

When to See a Gastroenterologist

You may benefit from seeing a digestive health specialist, or gastroenterologist (GI), if you experience:

  • Bowel problems, such as diarrhea or blood in your stool
  • Burning sensations in your throat after eating
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Feeling full or bloated
  • Loss of appetite or unexplained weight loss
  • Stomach pain

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Take an active role in your health. Follow your doctor’s recommendation for routine colorectal cancer screenings. These tests can:

  • Detect cancer before you experience signs or symptoms
  • Prevent cancer by finding and removing polyps (abnormal growths) before they turn into cancer

Learn about colorectal cancer screening at Caldwell UNC.

Conditions We Treat

Trust the team at Caldwell UNC for expert care of:

Personalized Care Plan

Work with your doctor to create a care plan that fits you. Depending on your condition, preferences, and overall health, your doctor may recommend:

  • Changing your eating habits
  • Losing weight
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Quitting smoking
  • GI procedures or surgery

Rest assured, your GI will treat your condition without surgery whenever possible.

Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Ask your primary care doctor about the right time to start regular colorectal cancer screenings.

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