Safely Using Laxatives for Constipation
Laxatives are typically prescribed for constipation. WebMD explains their different types and how to use them safely.
The Digestive System and Gas
Burping and farting. They are caused by gas, and gas is caused by a number of factors, some within our control. WebMD explains.
WebMD explains traveler's diarrhea and how you can avoid it.
When to Call a Doctor About Digestive Problems
WebMD explains which digestive symptoms should prompt a call to your doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions About Digestive Diseases
Get answers to your questions about digestive problems - from hemorrhoids to reflux to celiac sprue -- from the experts at WebMD.
Indigestion is often a symptom of another problem. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of indigestion from the experts at WebMD.
Prescription Drugs to Treat Constipation
If laxatives don't help your chronic constipation, these three prescription drugs may help. Learn more from WebMD.
A Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Diarrhea
Learn about changes in your diet that can affect your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with diarrhea.
Heartburn During Pregnancy
WebMD explains heartburn during pregnancy and what to do to prevent and treat it.
Proctitis is a chronic inflammatory disease arising in the rectum and characterized by bloody diarrhea. There are two types of proctitis,ulcerative and gonorrheal,which are differentiated by the means in which they are contracted. Gonorrheal proctitis is transmitted through sexual contact. ...