Digestive Problems and Bleeding Varices
WebMD explains bleeding varices, a potentially fatal complication of liver damage and portal hypertension.
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.
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).
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.
The Basics of Colonoscopy
WebMD explains colonoscopy, a procedure used to screen for colon cancer and in some cases, to treat other intestinal conditions.
Caregiving and Digestive Diseases
Caring for someone with digestive problems can be difficult. WebMD offers tips for caregivers.
What Is Gastritis?
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of gastritis, a common condition in which the lining of the stomach becomes inflamed and irritated.
Imaging Tests for Digestive Diseases
WebMD explains some of the imaging tests used to diagnose digestive problems.