Dr Elijah Mobley
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Sick to Your Stomach? It Might Be a Hiatal Hernia

Sick to your stomach? It might be a Hiatal Hernia | Victorville General Surgeon
Hiatal hernias can develop in both genders and at any age. There are two types of Hiatal hernias; the sliding hiatal hernia and the para-esophageal hernia. A sliding hernia occurs when the point where the esophagus and stomach meet actual slide upward through the hiatus, an...

Skin Moles Are Not Always Beauty Marks

The medical name for moles is Nevi. A mole forms when a cluster of several skin pigment cells joins together rather than being evenly distributed across the surface of the skin. It’s very common for individuals to have a few dozen moles, commonly referred to as beauty marks....

Hemorrhoids Are the Proverbial Pain in the Butt

Hemorrhoids are the Proverbial Pain in the Butt | Victorville General Surgeon
Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that form just inside the anus. This is a common, non-life threatening situation that affects the majority of individuals at some time during their lives. When the swelling increases, hemorrhoids can come out through the anus and form small...

Too Much of a Good Thing: Understanding Hyperthyroidism

Too Much of a Good Thing: Understanding Hyperthyroidism | Victorville Examinations
About 12% of the American population, some 20 million Americans, suffer from a disease that can go silent and undetected for years, according to the American Thyroid Association. Of these 20 million Americans, an estimated 60% of them will never even know they suffer from the...

So They Found Colon Polyps – What Does That Mean?

So They Found Colon Polyps - What Does That Mean? | Victorville General Surgeon
It’s not uncommon to hear the surgeon say “polyps” after having a routine colonoscopy, but many patients don’t understand what this term really means, nor the effect polyps have on the body. While most polyps pose no immediate threat to your health,...