Digestive Disorders

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Digestive diseases are disorders of the gastrointestinal or “GI” tract, and associated with treatment of the liver, stomach, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine and colon. Common signs and symptoms of the digestive tract include:

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  • Bloating

  • Heartburn

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Rectal bleeding

  • Stomach pain

  • Incontinence

  • Constipation

  • Weight gain or loss

Many symptoms can be diagnosed and treated by a gastroenterologist, who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders. In addition, surgical procedures such as an endoscopy, colonoscopy, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) are used to test for digestive problems, and detect cancer of the liver, pancreas, and small intestine.