In-depth

Anal itching

Chronic constipation

Chronic constipation can cause bloating and abdominal discomfort.

Clear liquid diet

Colon polyps

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