Abdominal pain is slight or severe discomfort occurring between the pelvis and the chest, caused by simple GI issues or more severe GI conditions.
Anal bleeding is the occurrence of blood that comes through your rectum. When you have rectal bleeding, it's fluid that comes from your bowel or anus.
Bloating is the result of gas buildup in the digestive tract or fluid retention. When happening often, proper treatment can alleviate the symptoms.
Blood in the Stool
Blood in the stool generally indicates bleeding somewhere in your GI system. The color can indicate where within the GI tract it is located.
Bowel incontinence or fecal incontinence happens when you are unable to properly control or restrain your bowel movements and can range in severity.
Constipation is described as having fewer than three bowel movements over the course of a week and happens when the stool is too hard and dry.
Diarrhea is a loose, watery stool that occurs 3 or more times per day. If it becomes severe, it requires professional treatment.
Difficulty swallowing happens when there is trouble passing liquids and foods from your throat, mouth, and esophagus before it reaches the stomach.
Heartburn is a painful, hot sensation in your chest that can intensify following meals, at bedtime, when lying in a flat position, or leaning over.
Indigestion can be responsible for a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including gas, nausea, and bloating, but our GI providers can offer relief.
Nausea is a feeling in the abdomen that makes you have the urge to throw up and may be caused by illness, food poisoning, or an underlying condition.
Unexplained Weight Gain/Loss
Unintended or unexplained weight changes may occur as a result of an underlying condition and are worth talking to your gastroenterologist about.
Vomiting is your body's natural reaction to rid itself of threats, but persistent or uncontrolled vomiting may require professional help to treat.
Yellowing of the Skin/Eyes
Yellowing of the skin and eyes may occur as a result of a condition called thalassemia, or it may signal a serious health problem requiring treatment.