Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.
Peptic ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or small intestine. We'll show you how to treat and prevent them.
Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach. Find out what causes them and how to treat them.
Diverticulitis occurs when the bulging sacs that appear in the lining of your large intestine, or colon, get acutely infected, or inflamed. Symptoms include sudden…
Cirrhosis is the severe scarring and poor function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about treatment and prevention.
Weakness in your stomach lining allows digestive juices to damage and inflame it, causing gastritis. Learn more about causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Intussusception occurs when a portion of the intestine folds inside another part. This causes a blockage. Find out about causes and treatment.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
Damage to the liver from excessive drinking can lead to ARLD. Years of alcohol abuse cause the liver to become inflamed and swollen.
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…
Shigellosis is a bacterial infection that affects the digestive system. The Shigella bacterium is spread through contact with contaminated feces.
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.
Learn about liver cancer symptoms, types, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
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…
Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Read about the different types and associated symptoms.
Ischemic colitis (IC) is inflammation of the large intestine (colon). IC occurs when not enough blood flows to the colon. Abdominal pain is a common symptom.
Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. Read more about the symptoms of this infection and treatment options.
Ebola disease is a rare, often fatal illness. One of its late-stage symptoms is a bleeding rash over the entire body.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
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