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Dr Rajabally has contributed to Mediclinic Family magazine on multiple occasions. Browse through his expert articles and posts here.

September 3, 2018

What’s the deal with colonoscopies?

What’s the deal with colonoscopies? We asked Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, to answer some FAQs on colonoscopies. What is a colonoscopy? It is an examination of the colon – the large intestine – carried out by a doctor trained in endoscopy, usually a gastroenterologist. It is […]
September 3, 2018

The Ins and Outs of Endoscopies

The Ins and Outs of Endoscopies Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, answers FAQs on endoscopies, which can be life-saving procedures. 1. When would one need an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGI) check-up? A UGI is commonly referred to as a gastroscopy and is performed to examine the upper […]
September 3, 2018

Digestive System Myths

Digestive System Myths – Fact or Fiction We spoke to Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, about common digestive system myths that people seem to lap up every day. IBS can be managed through diet alone. False: The exact cause of IBS is still unknown and is thought […]
September 3, 2018

Faecal Transplantation

Faecal Transplantation Would you ever agree to a procedure called ‘faecal transplantation’? It sounds strange, even disgusting, but it has proven an effective treatment for a certain kind of colonic infection. Dr MN Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, tells us more. Why would a patient need a faecal transplant? […]
September 3, 2018

Diarrhoea.

Diarrhoea. Several different factors can cause diarrhoea, including medications, infections, food poisoning, emotional stress and food intolerance. Sometimes the cause is unknown. Summary Diarrhoea is an abnormal increase in the frequency and liquidity of the stools. It is a common problem that is usually not serious and can be effectively […]
September 3, 2018

What’s the deal with colonoscopies?

What’s the deal with colonoscopies? We asked Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, to answer some FAQs on colonoscopies. What is a colonoscopy? It is an examination of the colon – the large intestine – carried out by a doctor trained in endoscopy, usually a gastroenterologist. It is […]
September 3, 2018

The Ins and Outs of Endoscopies

The Ins and Outs of Endoscopies Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, answers FAQs on endoscopies, which can be life-saving procedures. 1. When would one need an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGI) check-up? A UGI is commonly referred to as a gastroscopy and is performed to examine the upper […]
September 3, 2018

Digestive System Myths

Digestive System Myths – Fact or Fiction We spoke to Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, about common digestive system myths that people seem to lap up every day. IBS can be managed through diet alone. False: The exact cause of IBS is still unknown and is thought […]
September 3, 2018

Faecal Transplantation

Faecal Transplantation Would you ever agree to a procedure called ‘faecal transplantation’? It sounds strange, even disgusting, but it has proven an effective treatment for a certain kind of colonic infection. Dr MN Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, tells us more. Why would a patient need a faecal transplant? […]
September 3, 2018

Diarrhoea.

Diarrhoea. Several different factors can cause diarrhoea, including medications, infections, food poisoning, emotional stress and food intolerance. Sometimes the cause is unknown. Summary Diarrhoea is an abnormal increase in the frequency and liquidity of the stools. It is a common problem that is usually not serious and can be effectively […]