John smith, MD specializes in making diagnoses and treating GI Symptoms, which affect the gastrointestinal system at his Plano, TX medical clinic. Gastrointestinal symptoms can range from stomach pain to rectal bleeding. Many of the symptoms can be painful and quite alarming. Most digestive disorders usually will resolve themselves relatively quickly and do not require medical treatment.
However, gastrointestinal symptoms that do not resolve or recur require that the patient seek medical treatment. Dr. John smith has provided information on the most common gastrointestinal symptoms he sees in his practice and can be accessed by clicking on the links on the right side of this page. He covers an overview of each symptom along with common causes, diagnoses & treatments, links to trusted resources for further information and indications of when to seek medical treatment.
Dr. John smith encourages you to use the information on these individual symptom pages to better educate yourself and gain a better understanding of causes and when to see a physician. It’s understood that some GI related symptoms can be embarrassing, but our practice deals with them daily and we will do our best to make you feel comfortable. For severe OR recurring symptoms, Dr. John smith encourages you to call his office for an appointment.