Dr Laksh Ayaru-Consultant Gastroenterologist         - Private appointments Tel: 07586 903 741
Symptoms

Patients experience a number of symptoms which can be associated with common specific conditions listed below. Click on the links for more information


Dyspepsia

abdominal (tummy) discomfort/pain
bloating
food intolerance


abdominal pain
diarrhoea
constipation

Gastroeosphageal Reflux

Indigestion
Abdominal pain
bloating


Often no symptoms but may require tests to find cause. Can cause itching and yellow jaundice.


bleeding from back passage
diarrhoea
abdominal pain

Difficulty Swallowing (dysphagia)

stricture (narrowing of gullett)
abnormal motility of gullett



bloating
diarrhoea
tiredeness


change of bowel habit
diarrhoea or constipation
bleeding from back passage


Endoscopy

Tests using thin flexible telescopes are often required to diagnose and treat the above conditions. Common procedures  include:

OGD (oesophago-gastroduodenosocopy)-Information sheet




Colonoscopy-Information sheet