Common Gastrointestinal (GI) Symptoms

It’s normal to experience certain digestive symptoms on occasion. But if your symptoms last for more than a few days or recur frequently, they may be a sign of a bigger problem.

Gastroenterologists receive extensive medical training and are specially qualified to diagnose and treat digestive symptoms. You should visit a gastroenterologist in Lubbock if you experience:

  • Persistent digestive symptoms that cause pain or discomfort
  • New or worsening symptoms

Getting treatment for digestive symptoms can improve your quality of life. And, in some cases, it may even save your life.

If you have concerns about digestive symptoms, we can help. You can schedule an appointment online or call our Lubbock, TX gastroenterology office at 806-696-4440.

Functional Gastroenterologist

My style of medicine is to help patients feel better without leaning exclusively on pills. This holistic approach uses the best of western medicine combined with natural therapeutic remedies. Together we’ll get to the root cause of the issue and create a treatment plan built on evidence-based options.
-Sameer Islam, MD

Common Digestive Symptoms

Learn about the most common symptoms we see at Lubbock Gastroenterology and when you should see a GI doctor (not doctor Google). Early detection and treatment is often the key to avoiding serious medical issues.

Abdominal Pain

  • Causes / Triggers
  • Evaluation Process
  • Treatments
Learn More

Difficulty Swallowing

  • Symptoms
  • Causes
  • Diagnosing & Tests
Learn More