Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Indigestion (also known as dyspepsia) happens to almost everyone from time to time. Eating habits or a chronic digestive problem can trigger indigestion.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down a type of natural sugar called lactose. Lactose is commonly found in dairy products, such as milk and yogurt. A…
Giardiasis is an infection in your small intestine caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Read on to learn more about it.
Gallstones can block your bile duct and cause abdominal pain. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and what the treatment options are.
Amebiasis is a parasitic infection, common in the tropics and caused by contaminated water. Symptoms can be severe and usually start 1-4 weeks after exposure.
Learn the symptoms of IBS, what can trigger them, adjustments you can make to ease them, and what can treat them.
H. pylori is a type of bacteria that may not cause problems. However, sometimes it can cause pain, bloating, and burping, and may lead to ulcers or stomach cancer.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach pushes up through your diaphragm and into your chest cavity. Common symptoms include heartburn, belching, and…
If your small or large intestine becomes blocked, fluid and digested food can't pass through. This can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and burping.
Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of conditions in which the small intestine is unable to absorb enough nutrients.
E. coli is a type of bacteria normally found in intestines. But certain kinds of E. coli can cause infection and severe symptoms like diarrhea and dehydration.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about treatment and prevention.
Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Read about the different types and associated symptoms.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
Stomach cancer is difficult to detect and often not diagnosed until it's more advanced. Here's the knowledge you need to beat the disease.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Hyperventilation is a condition in which you start to breathe very fast. Healthy breathing occurs with a healthy balance between breathing in oxygen and breathing out…
Most women will develop at least one cyst on their ovaries during their lives. In most cases, these cysts are painless and cause no symptoms.
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. Read on to learn about its causes and treatments.
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