Common Causes of Acid Reflux Disease
WebMD discusses the common causes of acid reflux disease, including abnormalities in the stomach and esophagus that may contribute to acid reflux symptoms.
Acid Reflux Symptoms
WebMD examines the symptoms of acid reflux disease, including dyspepsia, dry cough, chronic sore throat, dysphagia, and chest pain.
Hiccups - Topic Overview
What are hiccups?Hiccups occur when a spasm contracts the diaphragm, a large sheet of muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. This spasm causes an intake of breath that is suddenly stopped by the closure of the vocal cords (glottis). This closure causes the characteristic "hiccup" sound.What causes hiccups?A very full stomach can cause bouts of hiccups that go away on ...
WebMD explains the causes and treatments for bowel incontinence.
Picture of the Colon
WebMD's Colon Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the colon. Learn about its function, location, and conditions that affect the colon.
Picture of the Abdomen
WebMD's Abdomen Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the abdomen. Learn about its function, parts, abdominal conditions, and more.
Picture of the Esophagus
WebMD's Esophagus Anatomy Page provides a detailed picture and definition of the esophagus. Learn about its function, location, and conditions that affect the esophagus.
Frequently Asked Questions About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
The experts at WebMD answer some of the most commonly asked questions about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Paying for Biologics to Treat Crohn's: Where to Find Help
Biologic drugs are a great treatment for Crohn's disease -- but they're very expensive. WebMD tells you where to go to get help with drug costs.
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Learn more from WebMD about the causes of blood in the urine.