In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture


Complications

Proctitis

Lifestyle and home remedies

Dietary fiber

Low-fiber diet

Meditation

Stressed out? Try meditation. Learn easy, quick techniques that you can use at work, waiting in line or virtually anywhere.

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Fatigue

Rectal bleeding

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Barium enema

Colonoscopy

CT scan

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

Treatments and drugs

Ulcerative colitis flare-ups: 5 tips to manage them

Sept. 09, 2014