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. 


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