Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract. It involves the organs, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas as well.
At Ajara Hospitals, the gastroenterologists address illness that comes under this umbrella. The following are the major organs along with several illnesses.
Gastroesophageal Reflux, Sore throat, Throat and esophagus infection, Throwing up blood, Chronic vomiting, Difficulty swallowing.
Stomach illness, Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, Gastric cancer, Gastric ulceration, Peptic ulcers. Gastric mucosa, Vomiting blood, Persistent indigestion or Dyspepsia, Vomiting.
It includes illnesses of both the small and large intestines. Enterocolitis, Chronic diarrhea. Mesenteric ischemia, Constipation, Bowel obstruction, Inflammatory bowel disease, Blood in stool, Persistent Malnutrition, Fatigue and Weight loss, Abdominal pain.
Hemorrhoids, Anal cancer, Ulcerative colitis, Sexually transmitted infections, Fecal incontinence, Anal fissures, Anal fistulas, Fresh blood in stool, Feeling of incomplete emptying, Pencil-thin stools.