The Basics of Colonoscopy
WebMD explains colonoscopy, a procedure used to screen for colon cancer and in some cases, to treat other intestinal conditions.
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.
Cirrhosis of the Liver
WebMD offers a comprehensive overview of cirrhosis of the liver, including types, causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment.
Caregiving and Digestive Diseases
Caring for someone with digestive problems can be difficult. WebMD offers tips for caregivers.
Imaging Tests for Digestive Diseases
WebMD explains some of the imaging tests used to diagnose digestive problems.
Diarrhea and Lactose Intolerance: When Dairy Is the Problem
Are your stomach cramps and diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance? WebMD explains how to control symptoms --and which nondairy foods will give you the calcium and vitamin D your body needs.
Alternative Treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
WebMD provides an overview of alternative treatments used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Good Foods for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Constipation
Learn ways to get fiber in your diet, plus three delicious recipes to help you manage your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) .
Using Probiotics for Diarrhea
Probiotics may help prevent traveler's diarrhea, diarrhea from antibiotics, and more. A guide to the best sources and kinds of probiotics.
Probiotics for Digestive Problems: Questions for Your Doctor
Which probiotics are likely to provide the best benefits for you? How long should you take them? What’s an effective dose? The most important questions to ask your doctor before taking probiotics.