A colonoscopy is a procedure performed by a doctor called a gastroenterologist, who uses a colonoscope to look inside the colon and check for diseases like cancer or colitis.
Learn what to expect and what to do if you get a bill you were not expecting after having a colorectal cancer screening.
A low-FODMAP diet is low in a group of five sugars found in certain foods, which cause some people to experience bloating, stomach swelling, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, and constipation.
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is caused by a problem with the pancreas, an organ that plays an important role in digestion. EPI can be difficult to recognize, but once it’s identified, it
can be treated.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the common disorders of the large intestine. IBS symptoms can include stomach pain, diarrhea, stomach bloating, constipation and cramping.
Gallstones are parts of the bile stored in the gallbladder, such as cholesterol and bilirubin, hardened into solid matter. Symptoms can be pain in the upper abdomen, vomiting and sweating.
Diarrhea happens when you have watery, loose stools three or more times a day.