CIP Symptoms

Symptoms of CIP include:

Abdominal Distention/ Bloating

Abdominal Obstructions/Blockages

Early Satiety

Nausea

Vomiting

Heartburn

Abdominal Pain

Constipation

Weight Loss

Chest Pain/Esophageal Spasms (may feel like a heart attack)

Decreased or no Bowel Sounds

Inability to pass gas

Poor Appetite

Malabsorption

Vitamin Deficiencies

Fatigue

Diarrhea (less common)

Poor Growth and/or Development (children)

It is not unusual for those with CIP to have other portions of the GI tract also affected; this may include Dysmotility in the esophagus and/or stomach (Gastroparesis) and, for some, includes problems with bladder emptying as well.