Dr. Douglas Purdy

Gastroenterology
Cedar Rapids, IA
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Cedar Rapids, IA

Address

931 8th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA
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Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Purdy
32 years experience Gastroenterology
Other possibilities: Maybe the pain is not esophageal in origin. Non-cardiac chest pain can be due to many things including musculoskeletal (chest wall) pain, pulmonary p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Purdy
32 years experience Gastroenterology
? Breath Testing: Bloating could be due to lactose or fructose intolerance as well as small bowel bacterial overgrowth. Talk with your gastroenterologist about doing br ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Purdy
32 years experience Gastroenterology
Symptoms of Crohn's: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the GI tract. It frequently involves the last part of the small intestine and/or the colon, but can invo ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purdy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Purdy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have become a sufferer of haemorrhoids, and your advice was helpful.
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Thanks for your quick reply! thank you for your answer but what is sigmoid colon this?
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you! God bless you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1988MD
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