Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
Cirrhosis is the severe scarring and poor function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections.
Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach. Find out what causes them and how to treat them.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about treatment and prevention.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the lining of the esophagus, which is the muscular tube responsible for moving food from the throat…
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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.
Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. Read more about the symptoms of this infection and treatment options.
Anal cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects the tissues of the anus. Read more on what causes it and how to diagnose 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…
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Read about the different types and associated symptoms.
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.
Medullary cystic kidney disease is a rare condition that causes cysts to form on kidneys. Kidney failure may result, symptoms of which can include changes in skin color…
Bacteria cause Whipple's disease. This disease can make it difficult for your body to absorb nutrients. Learn about its symptoms.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Carcinoid syndrome occurs when a carcinoid tumor puts dangerous chemicals back into your bloodstream.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.