• Gluten Free VS Celiac~ What You Need to Know

    Do you have a Gluten Intolerance or Celiac Disease, both or neither? Dr. Margarita Murphy with Colon Surgeons of Charleston breaks down the very slim difference in these two hot topics. Gluten Intolerance (also referred to as Gluten Sensitivity) is a tricky medical subject and still new to the field as a stand alone medical

  • Post Colorectal Surgery ~ Why it’s Important.

    Cancer is a battle. One that goes on long after the initial diagnosis and surgery is completed. Even when all visible cancer has been removed, it is possible for cancer cells to be present in other areas of the body. These cancer deposits, when very small, are undetectable at the time of surgery, but they

  • To Go Hot or Not?~ Dr. Margarita Murphy, Charleston

    Are you among the many that LOVE spicy foods? Fear not! These hot dishes may not be the cause of your stomach discomfort. While foods with a lot of pepper or spice can cause mild indigestion they are most likely not the cause for stomach aches, pain, burning or general upset. While you may feel

  • Dr. Murphy Presents at the Brazilian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting

    Dr. Margarita Murphy with Colon Surgeons of Charleston is an international expert in the treatment of fecal incontinence. She recently got the opportunity to speak at the Brazilian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting on the success of Sacral Neuromodulation, the technology behind the InterStim procedure. Dr. Margarita Murphy with Colon Surgeons of