What Causes Anal Fissures?
Find out who gets anal fissures and what causes them.
Tips for Preventing Anal Fissures
Follow these tips to avoid the pain of anal fissures.
Treatment for Anal Fissures
Learn what your options are for treating anal fissures.
How Anal Fissures Are Diagnosed
Learn how anal fissures are diagnosed and the tests doctors use to identify them.
Anal Fissure Symptoms
See what the common symptoms are for anal fissures.
Digestive Problems and Ultrasound Testing
WebMD explains how ultrasound is used to diagnose digestive diseases.
Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis
WebMD explores the pros and cons of ulcerative colitis surgery, including types, recovery time, and possible complications.
Find out more about proctitis, an inflammation of the anus and the lining of the rectum.
Should You Try a Low-Residue Diet?
WebMD explains what a low-residue diet is and why a person might go on this diet.
When You're New to Crohn's Disease
WebMD suggests steps to take to live as normally as possible with Crohn's disease, including having a doctor nearby, packing an emergency kit, and knowing where public bathrooms are located.