GI Symptoms

Symptoms, Conditions & Procedures

GI Symptoms

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain is any form of discomfort located between the chest and the pelvis that can be caused by a wide variety of different conditions.

Anal/Rectal Bleeding

Anal bleeding is any bright or dark red blood that passes through the rectum and is typically noticed in poop, on toilet paper, or in the toilet.


Bloating occurs from the accumulation of gas in the digestive tract or fluid retention, which can produce a feeling of tightness in the stomach.

Bowel Incontinence

Bowel incontinence (fecal incontinence) happens when you’re unable to control bowel movements, ranging from complete loss to irregular leaking.

Blood in the Stool

Blood in the stool means you are bleeding somewhere in your digestive tract, like the rectum or colon, and it is treated in San Antonio, TX.


Constipation is when stool in the GI tract is too hard and dry to pass through the rectum, resulting in fewer than three bowel movements a week.


Diarrhea is defined as having three or more bowel movements a day of loose, watery stools and can be a symptom of a more serious digestive issue.

Difficulty Swallowing

Difficulty swallowing is when you have a challenging time moving food and liquids from your mouth, throat, or esophagus, to your stomach.


Heartburn is characterized by a burning sensation in the chest that can worsen with various activities, such as eating, lying down, or bending over.


Indigestion is a sign of various conditions characterized by discomfort or pain along with a feeling of fullness in the upper abdomen after eating.


Nausea is an unsettling feeling in your stomach that gives you the urge to vomit or throw up and can be caused by various illnesses or conditions.

Unexplained Weight Gain/Loss

Unexplained weight loss or gain could indicate the possibility of a severe illness or condition and should be investigated by a gastroenterologist.


Vomiting occurs when your body forcefully expels the contents of the stomach as a natural reaction to possible threats, such as viruses or poisons.

Yellowing of the Skin/Eyes

The yellowing of the skin and eyes is caused by elevated levels of bilirubin. It is often found in newborns and may signify a more serious condition.