Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Menstruation occurs when the uterus sheds its lining once a month. The lining passes through a small opening in the cervix and out through the vaginal canal.
Food poisoning occurs when you consume foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Symptoms are usually uncomfortable but not severe.
What is flatulence? Commonly known as farting, passing wind, or having gas, flatulence is a medical term for releasing gas from the digestive system through the anus…
Giardiasis is an infection in your small intestine caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Read on to learn more about it.
Learn the symptoms of IBS, what can trigger them, adjustments you can make to ease them, and what can treat them.
Bacterial infections are common causes of gastrointestinal infections. This type of infection is also called "food poisoning" and is often caused by poor hygiene or…
Viral gastroenteritis, also known as the stomach flu, is caused by a number of different viruses. Its symptoms usually last for two to three days.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
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…
A miscarriage is the loss of a fetus during pregnancy. It's also an event that's more common than you think. Learn about causes, types, symptoms, and more.
Threatened abortion refers to vaginal bleeding during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about its symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis.
Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of your uterus grows outside of your uterine cavity. The lining is called the endometrium.
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg attaches somewhere outside the uterus. An untreated ectopic pregnancy can be a medical emergency.
Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Read about the different types and associated symptoms.
Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.
Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of conditions in which the small intestine is unable to absorb enough nutrients.
Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.
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…
Fecal impaction of the colon is when stool becomes stuck in the colon and can't leave the body.
A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Find out how to know if you have one and what to do about it.
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