Vikram S. Jayanty, M.D. PA
Houston Endoscopy and Research Center
10837 Katy Freeway, Suite 175
Houston, TX 77079
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By Vikram Jayanty, M.D. PA
September 16, 2021
Category: GI Care
Tags: Abdominal Pain  

Dr. Vikram Jayanty treats patients with abdominal pain in Houston, TX. If you have abdominal pain and have never been diagnosed, you should see a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Don't keep living with discomfort, come see us in order to get to the root cause of your pain.

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain can mean several things including sharp pains, feeling like you have built up pressure from excess gas, or dull, throbbing pain. Abdominal pain often comes along with other symptoms like bloating, cramping, diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting, depending on the root cause of your pain. Pain in the gut can be caused by a variety of things but your gastroenterologist can diagnose and treat you.

Common causes of abdominal pain

Some common causes of abdominal pain are:

  • IBS
  • Acid reflux
  • Colitis
  • Stomach flu
  • GERD
  • Gastritis
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Food allergies

Any of these things can cause abdominal pain and other uncomfortable symptoms, but you don't have to live with the pain.

How we can help

Your gastroenterologist will perform a thorough evaluation and physical exam. Be honest with your doctor about your diet and exercise habits so we can find out what might be causing your discomfort. Your doctor performs a variety of procedures to help diagnose and treat abdominal pain in Houston, TX, including:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

With the help of these procedures, your doctor can investigate your entire digestive tract for irregularities. Your treatment plan will vary depending on your diagnosis. Your doctor may recommend simple dietary changes, or your treatment plan could include medications or surgery depending on the severity of your condition. If you have abdominal pain in Houston, TX, book an appointment with Dr. Jayanty. Contact us at (713) 932-9200.