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  1. Digestion Provides links to information about digestion and digestive health. Includes info about heartburn, constipation, gas and bloating, ulcers, diverticulitis, and gallstones.
  2. Causes of Bleeding in the Digestive Tract
  3. Ulcerative Colitis: Problems Outside the Digestive Tract
  4. Crohn's Disease: Problems Outside the Digestive Tract
  5. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Digestion and the Pancreas
  6. Vaginal Fistula
  7. Bowel Resection Discusses surgical treatment of digestive system problems by removing diseased or damaged part of the colon (bowel resection). Includes laparoscopic surgery. Covers what to expect after surgery. Discusses risks.
  8. Colon Cancer Genetic Testing Discusses blood test that can tell you if you carry rare changed genes that can cause colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer. Covers familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Looks at colonoscopy screening. Discusses risks. Includes genetic counseling.
  9. Esophageal Spasm
  10. Fulminant Hepatitis
  11. Hepatitis A
  12. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  13. Recurrent Abdominal Pain (RAP)
  14. Chronic Constipation
  15. Giardiasis
  16. Anal Fissure
  17. Lactose Intolerance
  18. Gastroparesis
  19. Incision of External Hemorrhoids
  20. Pancreatitis Discusses pancreatitis, inflammation of the pancreas that causes abdominal pain. Discusses most common causes, which include gallstones and alcohol misuse. Covers symptoms and treatment with medicines or surgery to remove the gallbladder.
  21. Fructose or Sorbitol Intolerance
  22. Pyloric Stenosis
  23. Femoral Hernia
  24. Hemorrhoids Discusses hemorrhoids. Covers causes like constipation. Also covers symptoms, including rectal itching or bleeding. Discusses what increases your risk and offers prevention tips. Includes info on home treatment and medical procedures like hemorrhoidectomy.
  25. Traveler's Diarrhea
  26. Hepatitis D
  27. Rectal Prolapse
  28. Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  29. Rotavirus
  30. Anal Cancer
  31. Hepatitis B
  32. Diverticular Bleeding Briefly discusses diverticular bleeding. Explains what diverticular bleeding is. Looks at causes, and symptoms such as severe rectal bleeding. Covers treatment options. Offers prevention tips, including eating a high-fiber diet.
  33. Diverticulosis Looks at causes and symptoms of diverticulosis. Explains what diverticulosis is and how it is treated. Covers painful diverticular disease. Offers home treatment and prevention tips, including eating more dietary fiber.
  34. Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  35. Shigellosis
  36. Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  37. Pinworms
  38. Salmonellosis
  39. Crohn's Disease Discusses Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease. Covers symptoms, which include diarrhea and abdominal pain. Discusses treatment with medicines, including corticosteroids, immunomodulators, and biologics. Also covers treatment with surgery.
  40. Hepatitis C Discusses hepatitis C, a disease caused by a virus that infects the liver. Covers causes and symptoms. Includes info on the two phases, acute and chronic. Includes info on cirrhosis. Covers treatment with antiviral medicines and surgery.
  41. Hepatitis E
  42. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent Discusses colon and rectal cancers that return after treatment or that spread to other parts of the body. Looks at symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.
  43. Malabsorption Syndrome
  44. Clostridium Difficile Colitis Discusses C. difficile bacteria that cause swelling and irritation of the large intestine, or colon. Looks at how you may get Clostridium difficile colitis if you take antibiotics. Covers treatment with medicine such as metronidazole.
  45. Bowel Obstruction Looks at causes and symptoms of small-bowel and large-bowel obstructions. Covers exams and tests to diagnose it. Covers treatment with enemas or stents. Discusses when surgery may be needed.
  46. Gastritis
  47. Hirschsprung's Disease
  48. Campylobacteriosis
  49. Nausea and Vomiting, Age 11 and Younger
  50. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Discusses disorder of intestines that causes symptoms such as belly pain, cramping or bloating, and diarrhea or constipation. Covers treatment by avoiding foods that trigger symptoms, getting regular exercise, and managing stress. Includes medicines.
  51. Listeriosis
  52. Intussusception
  53. Esophagitis
  54. Appendectomy: Returning Home Learn about appendectomy and how to care for yourself after the surgery.
  55. Scleroderma
  56. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  57. Postcholecystectomy Syndrome
  58. Postoperative Problems
  59. Gastroenteritis in Adults and Older Children Discusses gastroenteritis (also called stomach flu) caused by a virus or bacteria. Covers symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or fever. Offers home treatment tips. Also offers prevention tips. Covers when you should seek care.
  60. Appendicitis Discusses what happens when the appendix becomes infected and inflamed. Includes appendicitis symptoms such as belly pain. Looks at exams and tests. Covers different types of surgery to remove your appendix (appendectomy).
  61. Inguinal Hernia Provides information on hernias. Focuses on inguinal hernias. Briefly describes femoral and abdominal wall hernias. Covers symptoms and treatment with surgery.
  62. Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger Covers possible causes of abdominal pain in children 11 and younger, including stomach flu, urinary tract infection, constipation, and appendicitis. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment tips.
  63. Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older Covers symptoms and possible causes of abdominal pain, such as peptic ulcer disease, indigestion, appendicitis, or stomach flu. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment tips.
  64. Colon Polyps Discusses colon polyps. Covers causes and symptoms. Covers screening tests such as fecal occult blood test (FOBT) and colonoscopy. Looks at treatment choices. Covers risks. Offers prevention tips like staying at a healthy weight, limiting alcohol, and quitting smoking.
  65. Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) Discusses primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). Looks at causes and symptoms. Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Also looks at symptoms of advanced liver damage such as variceal bleeding and osteoporosis.
  66. Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Discusses nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which is part of a group of diseases called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Covers cirrhosis. Discusses lifestyle changes, including controlling diabetes and high cholesterol and losing weight.
  67. Swallowed Air
  68. Celiac Disease
  69. Ulcerative Colitis Discusses ulcerative colitis, a common type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the colon and rectum. Covers symptoms and what happens as the disease progresses. Offers home treatment tips. Discusses treatment with medicine and surgery.
  70. Swallowed or Inhaled Objects
  71. E. Coli Infection From Food or Water: Blood and Kidney Problems
  72. Cholecystitis
  73. Staph Food Poisoning
  74. E. Coli Infection From Food or Water
  75. GERD: Esophageal Erosion and Ulcers
  76. Dengue Fever
  77. Medicines That Can Cause Pancreatitis
  78. Cirrhosis Complications: Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
  79. Cirrhosis Complications: Encephalopathy
  80. Pancreatic Cancer Describes pancreatic cancer. Talks about symptoms and what tests are used to diagnose it. Provides treatment details. Lists factors that raise your risk.
  81. Anthrax Discusses anthrax, a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis bacteria. Covers symptoms based on the three types of infection. Discusses treatment with antibiotics and other medicines. Covers anthrax vaccine. Offers tips on reducing exposure risk.
  82. Colorectal Cancer Discusses testing and diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Covers polyps, small growths inside the colon or rectum. Includes when screening tests such as colonoscopy should be done. Discusses treatment with surgery and chemotherapy. Offers prevention tips.
  83. Diverticulitis Includes info on diverticulitis, a condition in which pouches form in the colon and get inflamed or infected. Discusses symptoms and possible complications. Covers treatment with changes to your diet, medicine, or surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  84. Constipation, Age 11 and Younger Discusses constipation in those 11 and younger. Covers normal patterns of bowel movements. Covers hard stools and if and when children should be given laxatives. Offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  85. Constipation, Age 12 and Older Describes constipation in those 12 and older. Covers symptoms, including few bowel movements, straining, and passing hard stools. Discusses treatment, including diet and use of laxatives. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  86. Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  87. Treating Nausea and Vomiting From Chemotherapy
  88. Cirrhosis Discusses serious condition in which scarring damages the liver. Looks at causes, including heavy alcohol use, autoimmune chronic hepatitis, and chronic viral hepatitis. Covers symptoms like fluid buildup in the belly called ascites. Discusses transplant.
  89. Gallstones Discusses gallstones, which are hard stones in the gallbladder. Covers causes and symptoms. Discusses what increases your risk and offers prevention tips. Covers treatment options, including bile acid, lithotripsy, ERCP, and laparoscopic and open surgery.
  90. Rectal Problems
  91. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and Peptic Ulcer
  92. Diverticular Disease: Severe Bleeding
  93. Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia Discusses vitamin B12 deficiency anemia. Explains role of B12 in red blood cells, which carry oxygen through your body. Covers symptoms and tests used to diagnose. Includes info on treatment with diet and medicines.
  94. Anal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  95. Gastrointestinal Complications (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  96. Marine Toxins
  97. Anal Fissures: Nitroglycerin Ointment
  98. Anal Fissures: Botox Injections
  99. Anal Fissures: Internal Anal Sphincterotomy
  100. Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Explains symptoms and discusses several types of surgeries used for different symptoms. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

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