Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
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.
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.
Food poisoning occurs when you consume foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Symptoms are usually uncomfortable but not severe.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about 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…
Giardiasis is an infection in your small intestine caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Read on to learn more about it.
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…
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…
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…
Learn the symptoms of IBS, what can trigger them, adjustments you can make to ease them, and what can treat them.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
Fecal impaction of the colon is when stool becomes stuck in the colon and can't leave the body.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
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.
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.
Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that occurs when your peripheral nerves malfunction because they're damaged.
Shigellosis is a bacterial infection that affects the digestive system. The Shigella bacterium is spread through contact with contaminated feces.
Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Read about the different types and associated symptoms.
Are your cold symptoms lasting longer than a week? Do you have walking pneumonia? Learn how to treat and prevent this condition.
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