West Texas Digestive Disease Center

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

UPPER GI TRACT

Gastrointestinal Tract Problems?

 

The digestive system consists of upper end and lower  lower gastrointestinal tract. The upper GI tract includes the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

 

The food we eat travels from our throat  to our stomach through esophagus.  Food begins to digest and turn into a liquid.

 

Digestive disorders can occur causing clinic visits and hospitalizations.  Upper GI symptoms such as Reflux, stomach pains, gas, bloating, and Peptic Ulcers.  Heartburn can be be a sign of a serious underlying condition.

 

Please call (806) 788-4368 for an appointment. Our specialized doctors will recommend diagnostic testing such as upper GI endoscopy  along with lifestyle changes, medications, or surgery to alleviate symptoms and improve your quality of life.

 

You don’t have to live with unpleasant, uncomfortable symptoms. Contact contact West Texas Digestive Disease Center.

 

Examples of symptoms in upper GI disorders include:

 

  • Heartburn
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Problems in the passage of food
  • Any combination of these symptoms

 

Examples of functional GI and motility disorders which affect the upper GI tract:

 

  • Achalasia
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Globus
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction

West Texas Digestive Disease

5115 80th Street

Lubbock, TX 79424