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