Gastroenterology – Diseases of the Bowel
May 17th, 2022
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders.
Gastroenterologists at UC San Diego Health are nationally recognized for their innovative care and research in gastrointestinal.
The symptoms of a Gastroenterology disease vary but they include:
- Abdominal pain and discomfort.
- Bleeding in the digestive tract.
- Constipation and Diarrhea.
- Difficulty Swallowing.
- Severe and persistent Heartburn/indigestion.
- Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting.
- Unexplained weight loss.
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