Common gastroenterological problems

Common problems 

Some of the common problems you may wish to see Dr Parkes about:

  • Abdominal pain

  • Abdominal bloating

  • Anaemia and iron deficiency

  • Blood in bowel motions

  • Crohn's and colitis
  • Diarrhoea and constipation

  • Difficulty swallowing food or liquids

  • Dyspepsia and indigestion

  • Heartburn and reflux symptoms

  • Gluten intolerance

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Unexplained weight loss

 

Most people will be seen via a referral from their family doctor, although Dr Parkes does see people who wish to refer themselves privately. 

 


Web links for recommended patient support groups and patient information

www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

www.ccfa.org

www.coeliac.org.uk

www.thegutrust.org