GI Symptoms

Symptoms, Conditions & Procedures

GI Symptoms

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain manifests as discomfort between the chest and the pelvis, and it can be a symptom of several different gastrointestinal conditions.

Anal/Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding is any blood passing through the anus, including blood in stool, and it can have a variety of different causes that may require care.


Bloating typically happens because of a buildup of gas in the digestive tract, and it can sometimes be a symptom of something more serious in nature.

Blood in the Stool

Blood in your stool can have a variety of different causes including cancer and should always be evaluated promptly by a gastrointestinal specialist.

Bowel Incontinence

Bowel incontinence occurs when someone cannot control their bowel movements. It can significantly affect the daily lives of afflicted individuals.


Constipation typically occurs when stool becomes too hard and too dry, usually due to moving through the digestive tract at a slower pace than normal.


Diarrhea is defined as loose, watery bowel movements. If you are experiencing chronic diarrhea, then contact our team for a diagnosis.

Difficulty Swallowing

Difficulty swallowing happens when food or liquids do not move easily from the esophagus to the stomach. It has many causes but is very treatable.


Heartburn is the burning sensation behind your breastbone that worsens after meals or at night; it can be a sign of a GI condition, like acid reflux.


Indigestion is described as a painful sensation in your abdomen, sometimes accompanied by stomach pain. It is often a sign of another GI condition.


Nausea is a GI symptom described as the feeling in your stomach that makes you want to vomit; it is usually a sign of a larger GI condition.

Unexplained Weight Gain/Loss

Unexplained weight gain or loss can often be a sign of an underlying condition; see a GI provider to be assessed for any existing GI conditions.


Vomiting is your body's response to anything it perceives as a threat; recurring vomiting cycles should be assessed by a GI provider immediately.

Yellowing of the Skin/Eyes

The yellowing of the skin and eyes is caused by elevated levels of bilirubin in the body; it is a common sign of a pre-existing condition.