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What are symptoms of functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders?

William B. Salt II., MD
Gastroenterology
Functional gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms include:
  • Lump in the throat
  • Chest pain
  • Swallowing trouble
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Dyspepsia
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Attacks of abdominal pain
  • Abdominal bloating/distention
  • Gas
  • Belching
  • Flatulence
  • Chronic/recurrent diarrhea
  • Chronic constipation
  • Anal or rectal pain
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