Your Digestive System
WebMD explains how your digestive system works.
Crohn’s Disease in Children and Teens
WebMD explores the symptoms, treatments, and management of Crohn’s disease in children and teens. Find out what you need to know if your child has Crohn’s.
Tests Used to Diagnose Gallbladder Problems
Learn about tests used to help diagnose gallbladder problems.
Heartburn in Children and Infants
WebMD explores the common causes and symptoms of heartburn and reflux in infants and children, including tests and treatments.
The Urea Breath Test and H. Pylori
WebMD looks at the urea breath test, which is used to detect the H. pylori bacteria that causes ulcers.
Feeding Tube Placement
Find out what happens when someone gets a feeding tube, or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG).
Read about encopresis, which is linked to constipation in children.
WebMD explains when an endoscopic ultrasound should be used to help diagnose problems with the digestive system.
Surgery for Crohn’s Disease
WebMD explores the pros and cons of Crohn’s disease surgery. Find out about the types of surgery, possible complications, and how effective they are as treatment.
Digestive Diseases and ERCP Testing
WebMD looks at how ERCP (endoscopic retrograde of cholangiopancreatography) can be used to diagnose and treat problems of the digestive system.