Irregular bowel movements, diarrhea, and constipation are generally caused by a stimulus or condition that exist within an individual. Bowel movement frequency varies from person to person; however, any departure from the normal routine of bowel habits can point towards an underlying problem. If you are having irregular bowel movements, make an appointment with Houston gastroenterologist Dr. Dipti Bavishi. A qualified Houston doctor in the field of gastroenterology, Dr. Bavishi can quickly diagnose a patient’s problem and provide viable treatment plans that help the patient manage their gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.
Dr. Bavishi has been in practice since 1995 and has studied GI disorders extensively. She continuously seeks ways to advance her medical knowledge and has published many articles as well as abstracts in reputed science and medical journals. She is double-board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is a member of many prestigious organizations such as the Harris County Medical Society (HCMS), the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the Texas Society of Gastroenterology (TSGE), and the Texas Medical Association (TMA).
Constipation and diarrhea are two of the most common deviations from regular bowel movements. Uncomfortable bowel movements or lumpy, dry, and hard stools can suggest constipation. On the other hand, a person experiencing diarrhea will often have loose and watery stools during bowel movements. If you are experiencing any of these problems, make an appointment to see a gastroenterologist. Houston, Sugar Land and surrounding area patients can come see Dr. Dipti Bavishi and find a treatment plan that works for them. She uses a variety of treatments to find out the cause and help patients return to their normal lifestyles. Sometimes, irregular bowel movements are the result of an infection, medication or food sensitivity. Testing can pinpoint the problem and help Dr. Bavishi determine which treatment plan will best suit the patient.
Irregular bowel movements are not the only sign of trouble. blood on toilet paper indicates that there is blood in the stool and that could mean there is a GI bleed. Since this can be very serious, do not hesitate to make an appointment with Dr. Bavishi if you are experiencing this problem. If you feel you are having irregular bowel movements please contact Dr. Bavishi and make an appointment to see her at her clinic. She serves patients in the Houston, Sugar Land and surrounding areas. For more information call 713-541-0000 or use the appointment form located on the website.