Abdominal Pain

Your GP will have referred you to GI Choice for investigation of your abdominal (tummy) pain You will be offered an appointment the same week to see one of the team specializing in this type of problem (John Knight, Trevor Smith, Mark Wright, Neil Pearce, Mo'd Abu-Hilal, Mike Stroud).

During your appointment we will take a full history, undertake a thorough examination and offer a preliminary opinion. The next step will usually be to obtain some further blood tests and then to arrange a scan or some xrays with one of our radiologists (Hacking, Stedman) or endoscopy as appropriate. The scan will usually take place on the same day, the endoscopy will be within a few days..

After the procedures we will discuss with you the diagnosis and arrange for further investigations if appropriate and recommend a management/ treatment plan.

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