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Gastrointestinal Discomfort

Symptoms of Digestive Disorders

Signs and Symptoms of Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders can be complex and show subtle symptoms. They may be inherited or develop from factors, including stress, fatigue, diet and smoking or alcohol abuse.

The following symptoms may be warning signs of a digestive disorder:

  • Abdominal/chest pain
  • Chronic cough
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas (belching and flatulence)
  • Unexplained weight loss or poor appetite
  • Heartburn or indigestion
  • Chronic constipation
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Nausea and vomiting