Pretty much everyone faces digestive health issues on occasion. Problems like gas, bloating, heartburn, diarrhea and constipation can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing, but typically aren’t serious and often go away on their own. But when common digestive ailments persist and begin to affect your everyday life, they could be an indicator of more serious health problems.
Diseases and Conditions
Here are a few of the common disorders that West Valley’s board-certified physicians manage and treat each year:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Gallstones and other gallbladder disorders
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Peptic ulcers
- Celiac Disease
Whether you need a consult with our Medical Nutrition Therapy specialists about dietary changes or a referral to one of our highly skilled general surgeons, the providers and staff at West Valley Medical Center will ensure that your medical concerns are addressed with compassion and a focus on your individual recovery goals.
If you're experiencing persistent stomach pain or other gastrointestinal symptoms, call (208) 455-3981 to make an appointment with a West Valley provider today.
IMPORTANT: If you're experiencing prolonged, uncontrollable vomiting or diarrhea, severe abdominal pain or a high fever that doesn't improve with medication, please seek emergency medical treatment as soon as possible.