Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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…
Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food…
Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of conditions in which the small intestine is unable to absorb enough nutrients.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
Learn the symptoms of IBS, what can trigger them, adjustments you can make to ease them, and what can treat them.
Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. Here's what it feels like, what causes it, and what tests to expect at your doctor's office.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Giardiasis is an infection in your small intestine caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Read on to learn more about it.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
If your small or large intestine becomes blocked, fluid and digested food can't pass through. This can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and burping.
Necrotizing enterocolitis occurs when the intestinal tissue becomes damaged and dies. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and how it's diagnosed.
Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the body.
Kwashiorkor is a serious form of malnutrition caused by a lack of protein. Learn how to spot this condition and how to prevent it.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer and is often difficult to detect. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects the sympathetic nervous system, usually in young children. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options.
Hirschsprung disease is a blockage that occurs in the colon in about one of every 5,000 births. The cause is unknown, but tends to affect more boys and those with Down…
Damage to the nerves that help your organs to function can cause a condition called autonomic neuropathy (AN) and is associated with other conditions.
Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium found in the nose and on the skin of some people and animals. It is a common cause of food poisoning.
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