You should consult a gastroenterologist immediately if you experience

– Heartburn that doesn’t go away or gets worse, or doesn’t get better with medication
– A feeling that food is caught in your chest or throat
– Suspicion of gall stones
– Long lasting belly pain
– Discomfort that keeps you away from your usual activities
– Trouble in swallowing
– Excessive vomiting
– Vomiting blood
– Bloody or black stools
– Major weight loss you can’t explain
– Diarrhoea that doesn’t go away
– New or lasting constipation
– Lifestyle leading to Bloating in
– stomach
– Ulcer in stomach
– Constipation

Cancer screening is also done by gastroenterologists.