Stool Testing for Blood (Fecal Occult Blood Test)
Learn more about the fecal occult blood test used to detect blood in the stool.
WebMD helps explain what causes appendicitis or inflammation of the appendix and how to recognize when you need to seek treatment.
X-Ray Exams of the Digestive Tract
Learn how and why X-rays are performed on the digestive tract.
GERD and Acid Reflux in Infants and Children
Learn more from WebMD about acid reflux in infants and children, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Learn more from WebMD about pancreas transplantation, including who is considered a good candidate for the surgery.
Digestive Diseases Glossary of Terms
WebMD provides a glossary of terms and definitions related to the gastrointestinal system and digestive diseases.
Cirrhosis of the Liver
Learn morefrom WebMD about cirrhosis of the liver, including causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment.
Hydrogen Breath Test and Lactose Intolerance
WebMD explains how lactose intolerance can be detected through a hydrogen breath test.
The Esophagus and pH Testing
WebMD explains the esophagus pH test, used to diagnose symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux.
Digestive Diseases and Endoscopy
An endoscopy is a powerful diagnostic tool for digestive diseases -- and in some cases, it can be used to treat certain conditions. WebMD tells you more.