More Digestive Diseases

Are problems with your digestive system causing concerns? Explore some of the diseases that may be causing your symptoms and learn how they're treated.
Woman on couch feeling discomfort from anal fissure
Causes and Risk Factors of Anal Fissure
Person experiencing abdominal pain
Appendicitis or Gas: What’s the Difference?
Person experiencing sharp stomach pain
Sharp Pain in Stomach: How to Identify the Cause
A clear liquid diet, such as broth, may be recommended during a diverticulitis flare-up
Home Remedies and Natural Treatment for Diverticulitis Symptoms
Lactose intolerance
Food Sensitivity: Signs, Symptoms and Complications
Person experiencing pain of chronic pancreatitis
Chronic Pancreatitis Medications and Treatment Options
Person organizing pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy pills
What to Know About Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT)
salivary gland infection
What Causes Salivary Gland Infections?
Man touching his stomach in pain
Chronic appendicitis can cause pain that comes and goes.
Physical examination for possible appendicitis
Acute Appendicitis: Symptoms, Causes, and More
Person enters bathroom carrying toilet paper
Why Does It Burn When I Poop?
woman clutching stomach
Nausea at Night: Its Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Man having pain around belly button
Why Does My Belly Button Hurt?
Person using toilet paper
Rectal Bleeding: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Physical examination for possible appendicitis
How Appendicitis Is Diagnosed
Flushing toilet
Steatorrhea (Fatty Stool): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Woman discusses diet and probiotics for diverticular disease with doctor via telehealth
How to Prevent Diverticulitis Flare-Ups
Woman feeling lower left abdominal pain which could be diverticulitis
What Does a Diverticulitis Flare-Up Feel Like?
Woman feeling lower left abdominal pain as with a diverticulitis flare-up
Signs of a Diverticulitis Flare-Up and How to Manage It
Woman with abdominal discomfort after eating
Gastrocolic Reflex: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Woman experiencing dyspepsia (indigestion)
Dyspepsia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Asian man feel stomachache
What Is Malabsorption Syndrome?
Waking up with itchy skin
What Is Cholestatic Pruritis?
Illustration of subcutaneous injection
Gattex (Teduglutide) Subcutaneous: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage
Woman has a problem swallowing
What to Know About Food Impaction
hospital patient
What Is a Stress Ulcer?: What They Are, Types, Symptoms
Hand reaches for toilet paper
What Causes Pressure in Your Rectum?
Woman with fresh fruits and vegetables
What Is Fructose Intolerance?
Dairy Intolerant person.Woman with stomach pain holding a glass of milk. Lactose intolerance, health care concept.
9 Foods Low in Lactose
A person holding a model of human intestines in front of body on white background.
Enteritis: Overview, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
A young woman experiencing stomach pain and holding her abdomen while lying on a sofa.
Colon Pain: What You Should Know
Doctor pointing out problems of the anus and rectum, such as anal fissure
What Is An Anal Fissure?
Woman in exercise clothing out on a walk on a hiking trail
Coping With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
Mature Female doctor wearing face mask discussing with man patient at the hospital
How Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) is Treated
A female cancer patient is chatting with her doctor while the both of them are wearing face masks.
What Is Radiation Enteritis?
Female microbiologist using a microscope. Female biochemist working in high-tech lab.
How Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) is Diagnosed
Pancreas, illustration.
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI): Causes and Risk Factors
A pharmacist is giving medication to a woman who is holding her stomach, as if in pain.
Small Intestine Problems: Causes, Remedies, Treatment
Cross Section of a Pancreas
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Illustration of topical patch
Transderm Scop (Scopolamine) Transdermal: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
Woman suffering from cystitis, touching abdomen and feeling pain
What Causes Lower Abdominal Pain?
A mature woman of African descent holding her stomach in discomfort.
Diverticulosis vs. Diverticulitis: Flare-Ups and Colon Health
Two gastroenterologists discuss images from an endoscopy.
How Colitis Is Treated
Woman holding stomach in pain
What Is Terminal Ileitis?
Two physicians discuss an endoscopy photo on a computer screen.
Types of Colitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Man holding his stomach in pain
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
A Black, female physician uses a tablet to explain something to an older patient.
Colitis: Causes and Risk Factors
Abdominal pain
Colitis: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
A young woman experiencing stomach pain while lying on a sofa at home.
What Is Colitis?
Person with a beard touching their throat as though it hurts
What Is Herpes Esophagitis?
Hiccup takes man by surprise
What Is a Hiccup?
Man experiences nausea curled up on couch
What Is Nausea
small bowel diverticula may cause symptoms
An Overview of Small Bowel Diverticula
Laboratory medical diagnostics, tests and analysis for liver or hepar concept photo. Doctor or laboratory technician holds in one hand laboratory test tube with blood, in other hand - figure of liver - stock photo
What Is Bilirubin?
Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk
What Is Lactose?
Senior man readies marijuana cigarette
How Regular Marijuana Use Can Give You Nausea and Vomiting
Dad Holding crying baby in the colic carry.
What Is Meckel's Diverticulum?
Doctor examining young girl
What Is Intussusception?
intestinal metaplasia
An Overview of Intestinal Metaplasia
Adding fiber to your diet
Home Remedies for Anal Fissures