Gastrointestinal Conditions

Information concerning gastrointestinal conditions that Dr Aftab Ali can diagnose and treat.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that affects the digestive system, the exact cause of which is unknown. However stress, family history and diet can all contribute to you ge...  more  

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's disease is a condition that occurs when your digestive system becomes inflamed. Click here to find out more.  more  

Diverticular Disease (Diverticulitis)

Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are two related conditions that affect the large intestine/ bowel. Click here to find out more  more  

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)

This condition occurs when stomach acid flows back into the tube that connects your mouth and stomach (oesophagus). This acid reflux can irritate the lining of your oesophagus if i...  more  

Peptic Ulcer Disease

Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the lining of your stomach (gastric ulcers) and on the upper part of your small intestine (duodenal ulcers).Click here to find out more...  more  


Dysphagia is the medical term to describe difficulties or problems when swallowing.  more