Ascites is excess fluid in the space between the membranes lining the abdomen and abdominal organs. WebMD provides illustrations and information on various conditions associated with ascites.
WebMD explains why and how a liver biopsy is performed.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the sugar primarily found in milk and dairy products. WebMD helps you recognize the symptoms and learn how to cope with this digestive disorder.
Digestive Disease Resources
WebMD provides a list of resources for help with digestive diseases.
Digestive Problems and Bleeding Varices
WebMD explains bleeding varices, a potentially fatal complication of liver damage and portal hypertension.
Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Constipation
Learn about medications, therapy, and changes in your diet that can relieve constipation from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
There are three types of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), each with slightly different symptoms. Learn more about them here.
Dealing With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) at Work
Learn ways to cope with irritable bowel syndrome while on the job.
Will Avoiding Carbs Called "FODMAPs" Ease IBS?
If you have IBS, limiting FODMAPs may alleviate abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and more. Learn how FODMAPs work in the gut.
Why Take a Sitz Bath?
A sitz bath, or warm-water bath covering the hips and buttocks, can help heal hemorrhoids, bowel issues, and infections.