GI Symptoms - When to see a Doctor | Arshad Malik, MD
Arshad Malik, MD specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, management and treatment of GI symptoms. These symptoms can be due to many different causes including acid reflux, ulcers, gastritis, hiatal hernia, gallbladder or liver or pancreas problems, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, bacterial overgrowth or intestinal viruses or bacteria in the gastrointestinal system, to name a few.
Dr. Malik has provided additional information on the most common GI symptoms he sees patients for at his Plano, TX gastroenterology practice.Please click on any of the symptoms below to learn about when to see a doctor, possible causes, diagnosis protocol and tips on how to potentially resolve the issue at home.
- Gas and Bloating
- Rectal Bleeding
- Stomach Pains
When to see a Gastroenterologist in Plano, TX for digestive symptoms
Most digestive symptoms will resolve themselves relatively quickly and may not require medical treatment. However, for those symptoms that do not resolve, recur or produce severe pain it is important to see a physician in Plano, TX to be properly evaluated.
Since digestive health symptoms can be an indicator for a variety of more serious medical conditions, it is important to be evaluated by a medical professional to rule out these serious health issues. I encourage you to click on the links above or visit the American College of Gastroenterology to learn more about each digestive symptom.
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