Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Gallstones can block your bile duct and cause abdominal pain. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and what the treatment options are.
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.
During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Learn more.
Angina is a condition marked by a crushing chest pain. It's due to inadequate blood supply to your heart muscle, which deprives your heart of oxygen.
Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach. Find out what causes them and how to treat them.
Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.
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.
Food poisoning occurs when you consume foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Symptoms are usually uncomfortable but not severe.
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.
Learn about migraine types, symptoms, triggers, and treatments as well as how they are different from regular headaches.
Damage to the liver from excessive drinking can lead to ARLD. Years of alcohol abuse cause the liver to become inflamed and swollen.
Cirrhosis is the severe scarring and poor function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections.
A biliary obstruction blocks the bile ducts, which carry bile to the small intestine for digestion and waste removal. Learn about symptoms, causes and more.
If your small or large intestine becomes blocked, fluid and digested food can't pass through. This can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and burping.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
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.
Peritonitis is the inflammation of a thin layer of tissue inside the abdomen. Caused by bacteria or fungus, it causes tenderness, bloating, fatigue, greying of the skin…
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…
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
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