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anorexia
lack of appetite
ascites
abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
borborygmus
rumbling or gurgling noise produced by the movement of gas, fluid, or both in the GI tract
constipation
difficulty in passing stools (feces)
diarrhea
frequent passage of loose, watery stools
dysphagia
difficulty in swallowing
eructation
gas expelled from the stomach through the mouth (belching)
flatus
gas expelled through the anus
hematochezia
passage of bright, fresh, red blood from the rectum
jaundice
yellow-orange coloration of the skin and other tissues caused by high levels of bilirubin in the blood
melena
black, tarry stools

feces containing digested blood
nausea
unpleasant sensation in the stomach and a tendancy to vomit
steatorrhea
fat in the feces

frothy, foul-smelling, fecal matter