Learn the symptoms of IBS, what can trigger them, adjustments you can make to ease them, and what can treat them.
Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swollen veins located around the anus or in the lower rectum.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Diabetic neuropathy is a serious and common complication of type 2 diabetes that usually develops slowly. We'll go into detail about its symptoms, causes, treatments, and…
An anal fissure is a small tear or crack in the lining of the anus. Learn about anal fissure symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
An anal, or rectal, abscess occurs when a cavity in the anus becomes filled with pus. It can cause pain, fatigue, rectal discharge, and fever.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about treatment and prevention.
If your small or large intestine becomes blocked, fluid and digested food can't pass through. This can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and burping.
Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is…
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
Colonic polyps are growths that appear on the surface of the colon. Learn about colonic polyp symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
Encopresis is when a child over the age of 4 has a bowel movement and soils their pants. They can't control this. It may have physical and psychological causes.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that can result in severe weight loss. Learn more about warning signs and treatment.
Proctitis is a condition in which the lining of the inner rectum becomes inflamed. The rectum is part of your lower digestive system.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that can have a lasting and significant impact on your daily life. Here's what you need to know.
Diverticulitis occurs when pouches in the wall of your colon become infected or inflamed. We'll explain treatments and foods you should and shouldn't eat.
Low potassium levels in your blood can cause weakness, fatigue, and abnormal heart rhythms. Find out how to treat hypokalemia.
Hirschsprung disease is a blockage that occurs in the colon in about one of every 5,000 births. The cause is unknown, but tends to affect more boys and those with Down…
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