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Should I talk to my doctor about gastrointestinal system symptoms?

You should discuss gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms with your doctor. If you typically show signs of a healthy GI system, symptoms may be the sign of a temporary, minor condition, or an acute, serious condition. If your symptoms continue long term, you may have a chronic GI condition. Because some symptoms of GI conditions tend to be general, a doctor may need to conduct a series of tests to pinpoint the problem. Your doctor can also recommend ways to improve the health of your gastrointestinal health

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