In-depth

Causes

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common and often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Laxatives

Is an over-the-counter laxative right for you? Before you decide, find out how different laxatives relieve constipation and get tips for using them safely.

Tests and diagnosis

Colonoscopy

Has your doctor recommended a colonoscopy? Here's what you need to know about preparation and the exam itself.

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Has your doctor recommended a flexible sigmoidoscopy exam? Here's what you need to know about preparation and the exam itself.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Treatments and drugs

Breast-feeding and medications

When you're breast-feeding, medications aren't necessarily off-limits — but caution is important. Get answers to common questions about breast-feeding and medications.

Aug. 31, 2013