GI SYMPTOMS, CONDITIONS & DISEASES

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GI SYMPTOMS, CONDITIONS & DISEASES

Call us at 719.632.7101

 Gastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs (GACS) is here to help you with your GI concern or symptom.   Our board-certified gastroenterologists treat GI conditions and disorders, from the most common to the complex. 

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Upper GI Disorders

Symptoms

Symptoms that may occur in upper GI disorders include:

  • Heartburn
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Problems in the passage of food
Conditions

Upper GI Conditions:

  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Bleeding in the Digestive Tract
  • Celiac Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gas and Bloating
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Indigestion (Dyspepsia)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Stomach Flu

Lower GI Disorders

Symptoms

Symptoms that may occur in lower GI disorders include:

  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Accidental stool leakage or incontinence
  • Problems in the passage of food or stool
Conditions

Lower GI Conditions:

  • Bleeding in the digestive tract
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Irritable Bowl Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Stomach Flu

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Symptoms

Symptoms of IBD may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Anemia
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Skin rashes
  • Joint pain and arthritis
  • Growth failure (specifically in children)
Conditions

IBD Conditions Include:

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Functional GI Disorders

Symptoms

Symptoms that may occur in functional GI disorders include:

  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
Conditions

Functional GI Conditions:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Liver Disease

Symptoms

Symptoms of liver disease include:

  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Yellow discoloration of the skin (jaundice)
Conditions

Liver Disease:

  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (Fatty Liver Disease)

Hemorrhoids

Symptoms

Symptoms of Hemorrhoids include:

  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Itching in the Anal Region
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Discharge
  • Painful Bowel Movements
  • Leaking of fecal matter from the anus
Conditions

Four Types of Hemorrhoids:

  • Internal
  • External
  • Prolapsed
  • Thrombosed

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