The digestive system spans the body’s digestion process from the mouth to anus and includes the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Digestive problems can cause significant discomfort and daily stress and can be a sign of a more serious condition.
There are many types of digestive diseases and a wide range of symptoms, including:
- Blood in stool
- Abdominal pain
- Severe heartburn, not resolved by antacids
- Persistent nausea
- Frequent diarrhea or constipation
- Unplanned weight loss
If you are experiencing any of these digestive symptoms, you should see a gastroenterologist without delay. We can help with diagnosis and treatment.