The gastrointestinal tract-the liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus and colon-is a complex system. Symptoms occurring in any of these areas might appear less alarming than they are, and as a result, you may not realise the need to see a gastroenterologist. Here are a few issues that might indicate your need to seek gastroenterology services.
• If You Have Persistent Heartburn
When the acid in your stomach flows back to the esophagus (the tube connecting the mouth to the stomach), it causes a painful or burning sensation in the chest or throat.