Examples of functional GI and motility disorders which affect the upper GI tract, from the esophagus to the stomach, include:

Examples of symptoms in upper GI disorders include:

  • Heartburn
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Problems in the passage of food
  • Any combination of these symptoms

Working with Your Doctor

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Successful relationships with healthcare providers are an important part of managing life with a long-term digestive disorder.

Doctor–Patient Communication

How to Help Your Doctor Help You

How to Talk to Your Doctor