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Dr. David Craig Hellman, D.O.

Gastroenterologist

Dr. David Craig Hellman D.O. is a top Gastroenterologist in Boynton Beach, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. David Craig Hellman D.O. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. David Craig Hellman D.O. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. David Craig Hellman D.O. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Boynton Beach, FL, Dr. David Craig Hellman D.O. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
31 years Experience
Dr. David Craig Hellman, D.O.
  • Boynton Beach, FL
  • Nova Se Univ, Coll of Osteo Med, Ft Lauderdale Fl
  • Accepting new patients

How can I heal my digestive system after surgery?

By eating a healthy diet of protein, salad, and veggies. Taking a Probiotic can help your colon after all the antibiotics you took after surgery.

Can having green tea help me with my GERD?

As long as Green Tea is caffeine free it is ok to drink. The list of food to avoid are Caffeine, Peppermint, Fried and Greasy food, Chocolate, Tomato based food, Citrus fruits READ MORE
As long as Green Tea is caffeine free it is ok to drink. The list of food to avoid are Caffeine, Peppermint, Fried and Greasy food, Chocolate, Tomato based food, Citrus fruits and Alcohol.

Can acid reflux be the reason behind my throat irritation?

Yes acid reflux is when the stomach contents with is acidic comes up into your esophagus. It can actually come up into your throat especially when lying down during sleeping. This READ MORE
Yes acid reflux is when the stomach contents with is acidic comes up into your esophagus. It can actually come up into your throat especially when lying down during sleeping. This can cause irritation of your vocal cords and throat.

Can you suggest natural remedies to protect the gut?

I believe that patients should avoid Dairy, wheat, Bread, Pasta, Rice, potatoes and sugar. Taking a Probiotic is good for Colon Health. Also avoid GMO’s are all proactive things READ MORE
I believe that patients should avoid Dairy, wheat, Bread, Pasta, Rice, potatoes and sugar. Taking a Probiotic is good for Colon Health. Also avoid GMO’s are all proactive things you and your family can do to help eating and living a healthier life.

How often should I do a endoscopy to know the health of the digestive system?

There is not need to do routine upper endoscopy. The indications for upper endoscopy are difficulty swallowing or a history of Barrett’s esophagitis.

Should I have soda if I have acid reflux?

Drinking carbonated beverages will make your reflux worse. The bubbles and caffeine will cause the lower esophageal sphincter to open allowing the stomach contents to go up into READ MORE
Drinking carbonated beverages will make your reflux worse. The bubbles and caffeine will cause the lower esophageal sphincter to open allowing the stomach contents to go up into the esophagus.

My upper abdomen is bloated because of gas. What should I do?

Gas is most commonly caused by swallowing air. I recommend no straws, gum, carbonated beverages and all dairy products. Since gas and swollowed air cannot be absorbed, either belching READ MORE
Gas is most commonly caused by swallowing air. I recommend no straws, gum, carbonated beverages and all dairy products. Since gas and swollowed air cannot be absorbed, either belching or flatus is the only way to release it.