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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.  Heathburn can be be a sign of a serious underlying condition.

 

Please call 479-242-2888 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 Digestive and Liver Center of Arkansas  use our online appointment request form.

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

ADDRESS

Fort Smith Office:
3416 Old Greenwood RD

Fort Smith, AR 72903

479-242-2888

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR GASTROENTEROLOGY SERVICES OR YOUR TREATMENT, OR TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AT 352-765-3001  OR USE OUR SECURE ONLINE APPOINTMENT REQUEST FORM.

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