GI Motility Disorders

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Anal Pain and Rectal Pain

Mercy doctors provide diagnosis and treatment for a range of motility disorders, which can cause symptoms such as anal and rectal pain.

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Chronic Bloating

Chronic bloating may be due to a variety of issues. Mercy specialists can provide diagnosis and treatment.

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Chronic, Severe Constipation (Dyssynergic Defecation)

Patients seek Mercy's experts for treatment of chronic GI conditions such as severe, ongoing constipation or dyssynergic defecation.

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Food Intolerance & Malabsorption

Food intolerance and malabsorption can affect an individual’s growth and development as well as lead to specific illnesses. Mercy's specialists can provide diagnosis and treatment.


 
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Hirschsprung's Disease

Hirschsprung’s disease is characterized by a lack of nerve cells in the large intestines which causes problems with passing stool. Often diagnosed in infants and young children, Hirschsprung’s is a congenital disease. 

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Small Intestinal Bacterial/Fungal Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small intestinal bacterial/fungal overgrowth, a serious condition that may cause pain and diarrhea, can be treated at Mercy’s Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.

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Dr. Richard Desi, Mercy Gastroenterologist
Richard Desi, M.D.

Dr. Richard Desi of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease, focuses on hepatology, a sub-specialty of gastroenterology that addresses the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and biliary tract.

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