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Abdomen, stomach and bowel conditions

HCA UK Urgent Care Centres provide treatment for a wide range of stomach and bowel problems, and we are also able to provide care for issues relating to the liver, pancreas or bile duct (hepatobiliary) which may have symptoms of stomach or abdominal pain.


We have access to a large number of specialists, and once our initial investigations and treatments are completed we can arrange the most appropriate next step – either reassurance, GP follow-up, specialist review or urgent admission to the HCA UK hospital network for more specialist imaging, treatment or surgery if required.

Common stomach and bowel symptoms our patients present with include:

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    Abdominal pain

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    Bloating

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    Nausea and vomiting

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    Diarrhoea and constipation

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    Fevers

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    Jaundice

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    Loss of appetite

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    Rectal bleeding

How we can support abdomen and bowel conditions

We appreciate that symptoms relating to stomach and bowel problems can be alarming. Often the symptoms are not as concerning as you might immediately fear, nevertheless, it is important to be seen by a doctor quickly.

Our urgent care doctors are able to conduct an initial assessment and diagnosis, providing advice on whether you need treatment from a specialist.


If needed we can refer you to one of London’s leading consultant specialists, from gastroenterologists, hepatobiliary physicians and surgeons, general surgeons and specialist colorectal surgeons. 

Diagnostic imaging and investigative procedures for abdomen, stomach and bowel conditions

We have access to leading imaging and investigative tests for stomach, liver, pancreatic and bowel conditions.

Diagnostic imaging and procedures you might be referred for include:

 

Urgent Care treatment for the abdomen, stomach and bowel can include:

  • Full assessment and examination
  • Pain relief
  • Antibiotics (Intravenous or Oral)
  • Wound management
  • Arranging investigations and follow up

In addition we can also arrange any wound follow up or reviews in the Urgent Care Centre where suitable.

 

How to access our Urgent Care Centres

All of our Urgent Care Centres operate a walk-in service. Simply walk in to see a doctor quickly. If you wish to speak to us in advance, please call:

020 3910 2412

For any life threatening conditions patients should always call 999 or go the nearest NHS emergency department

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