Meet the Team
Rajesh Mehta, M.D.
Colon Cancer Screening
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
You Don't Have to Live with Fecal Incontinence: We Can Help
Sep 01, 2023
Not being able to make it to the bathroom is incredibly embarrassing and makes wanting to do things with your friends and family harder. If fecal incontinence is affecting your social and personal life, we can help.
What Happens if GERD Goes Untreated?
Aug 04, 2023
Your stomach is the part of your digestive system where food breaks down using enzymes and acids. GERD is a condition where those acids damage your esophagus and worsen if left untreated. Read on to find out more.
When to Eat More (or Less) Dietary Fiber
Jul 06, 2023
Our diets are key to staying healthy, and fiber plays an important role in it, but like anything there’s a limit to how much you should have. Read on to learn how much fiber to have and when you should eat it.
5 Common Signs of Ulcerative Colitis
Jun 02, 2023
Inflammatory bowel disease affects millions of people, and ulcerative colitis is a long-term digestive problem that can lead to complications like bleeding, dehydration, and more. Read on to learn what signs to look for.
What to Expect During Your Capsule Endoscopy
May 01, 2023
Diagnostic screenings are vital for determining what illness you’re dealing with, but for digestive problems, screenings may not be enough. The next step is when a capsule endoscopy may become necessary. Read on to find out what to expect.
How are IBS and Anxiety Linked?
Apr 01, 2023
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a chronic condition that can wreak havoc on your digestive system and make your life difficult. But how does anxiety and depression affect IBS, if at all, and what can you do about it?
EffectiveTreatments for Different Types of Hemorrhoids
Mar 09, 2023
Millions of people struggle with hemorrhoids for different reasons, and the risk for the condition increases as you age. But regardless of when you find yourself dealing with it, there are effective methods for treatment.
5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer
Feb 13, 2023
Colon cancer is a commonly diagnosed cancer and leading cause of death, affecting millions of Americans. Getting checked early for this illness is important, but there are also ways to lower your risks.
Understanding Your Barrett’s Esophagus Diagnosis
Jan 19, 2023
Your digestive system is vital for eating, processing nutrients, and removing what your body doesn’t need. Barrett's esophagus affects a part of the digestive tract and can create problems with eating. Read on to find out more.
How to Get Through a Colitis Flare-up with Ease
Dec 06, 2022
Millions of people in America struggle with some form of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis. If you find yourself trying to cope with a flare-up of this condition, we have information and treatments that can help.
5 Common Causes of Constipation
Nov 01, 2022
Constipation is a problem that millions of people deal with, either every once in a while or chronically, for a number of reasons. The cause of this condition can be a mild issue or a more problematic underlying illness.
Encouraging Facts About Your First Colonoscopy
Oct 01, 2022
A colonoscopy is the most effective method of detecting colon cancer and other precancerous polyps, but people often get nervous about the procedure for the first time. Here are some facts to encourage you to get one.
What Causes Difficulty Swallowing?
Sep 01, 2022
The ability to swallow allows us to ingest foods, which is vital to survival. Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, can affect any area in the digestive tract leading to the stomach and may have a number of problems. But what causes it?
What You Should Know if You Are Suffering from GERD
Aug 01, 2022
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is an acid reflux condition that affects millions of adults. If you think you’re dealing with the symptoms of GERD, read on to find out what you should know about this illness.
Everything You Need to Know About Crohn's Disease
Jul 01, 2022
Millions of people struggle with Crohn’s disease, a bowel condition that causes moderate to severe symptoms that may last for years. Read on to find out the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this illness.
Foods to Avoid When You Have IBS
Jun 01, 2022
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition that affects people worldwide and can be a mild annoyance or a severe digestive problem. There are many foods that can increase the risks of getting IBS, so let’s look at what to avoid.
Warning Signs of Anemia
May 02, 2022
Anemia is a condition where you lack enough red blood cells for your blood to carry oxygen, and it can happen for a number of reasons. Many gastrointestinal problems can lead to anemia, and knowing the signs can save your life.
Lone Star Gastroenterology
✆ Phone (appointments): 512-368-5294
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Address: 9312 Brodie Ln, Suite 102, Austin, TX 78748
Mailing address : PO Box 161328, Austin, TX 78716
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