Everyone experiences digestive problems from time to time, including heartburn, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation and bloating, among others. For most people these are short-lived (acute) and mild. If your symptoms are severe and/or persistent, you should see your health care provider.
Seek immediate medical help if you experience any of these worrisome signs and symptoms:
Experts recommend starting colon cancer screening in patients at the age of 45 who are at average risk. People with an increased risk should be screened sooner. Talk to our Gastroenterology team to understand your risks and screening options.