In-depth

Carcinoid tumors

Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing cancerous tumors that most often occur in the gastrointestinal tract or in the lungs.

Hemorrhoids

Though uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing, hemorrhoids — and the accompanying itching and bleeding — are common. Effective treatments are available and mostly involve lifestyle and home remedies.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Inflammatory bowel disease can be painful and debilitating, and it can cause life-threatening complications. Find out more about treating this digestive system disorder.

Proctitis

Proctitis is an inflammation of the lining of the rectum.

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, a rare condition, may be caused by chronic constipation. Dietary changes may help mild cases.

Apr. 10, 2014