Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Problems
WebMD explains when and how laparoscopic surgery is performed for digestive disorders, and what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.
How Acid Reducers Can Help Treat Heartburn
WebMD explains various treatments for heartburn and acid reflux, including acid blockers and surgery.
Stool Testing for Blood (Fecal Occult Blood Test)
Learn more from WebMD about the fecal occult blood test, which is used to detect blood in the stool.
X-Ray Exams of the Digestive Tract
WebMD explains X-ray tests for digestive problems, including upper and lower GI exams.
The Basics of Diarrhea
Learn more from WebMD about the causes, complications, and treatment of diarrhea.
WebMD explains esophageal manometry, a test used to look for causes of acid reflux and heartburn, chest pain, and swallowing difficulty.
Frequently Asked Questions About Heartburn and Reflux
Answers to frequently asked questions about heartburn and acid reflux, from the experts at WebMD.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
WebMD explains gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Prescription Drugs for Heartburn and Reflux
WebMD explains the prescription drugs used to treat heartburn and acid reflux or GERD.
What Is Acid Reflux Disease?
WebMD provides an overview of acid reflux disease, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatments, and helpful diet and lifestyle tips.