In-depth

Anal itching

Anemia

Chronic constipation

Chronic constipation can cause bloating and abdominal discomfort.

Clear liquid diet

Colon cancer

Colon cancer and rectal cancer combined are the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Regular screening tests can help reduce your risk.

Colon polyps

Constipation in children

Constipation in children is common. Often, simple changes in diet and routine are helpful.

Crohn's disease

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)

Intestinal ischemia

Iron deficiency anemia

Iron deficiency anemia may leave you feeling sapped of energy. This condition is especially common in women. Iron supplements usually help.

Irritable bowel syndrome

Ischemic colitis

Lynch syndrome

Proctitis

Rectovaginal fistula

Ulcerative colitis

June 11, 2014