Gastroenterology Associates of Southern California are here for you with Dr. Mordo Suchov, Dr. Alan Naim, and a dedicated medical team to help when you are suffering from stomach pain in Encino, CA. Stomach pain can derail your day and there could be several things causing it. If you've never seen a doctor about your stomach pain, keep reading and come see us for an appointment.
Most people will experience stomach pain or discomfort at some point in their lives. In a lot of cases, it subsides as you digest, but when you have persistent pain or accompanying symptoms, there could be something larger causing it and you should see a gastroenterologist.
Some common causes of stomach pain Encino, CA, include:
- Food allergies
- Menstrual cramps
- Food poisoning
These are causes of stomach pain that typically go away as time passes, but if you are consistently uncomfortable you should still see a doctor. Contact us if you are having stomach pain with any of the following symptoms:
- Persistent constipation
- Persistent nausea
- Blood in the stool
- Vomiting or vomiting blood
Those more intense symptoms could be a sign of problems like:
- Crohn’s disease
- Kidney stones
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
To diagnose your pain your doctor may order blood tests, take x-rays, or perform an endoscopy to view the inside of your digestive tract. Our team will work with you to find the best treatment plan to address your symptoms. Depending on the cause of your pain, your doctor will likely recommend some diet changes too to help control your symptoms.
Dr. Mordo Suchov, Dr. Alan Naim, and the dedicated medical team at Gastroenterology Associates of Southern California can help if you are suffering from stomach pain in Encino, CA. Contact us for an appointment at (818) 905-1567.