Symptom Checker

Do you have troubling GI symptoms? Explore possible causes and find out what your symptoms could mean.

Pancreatitis

Your diagnosis is pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas lies behind the stomach and is the most powerful digestive organ in the body. It has a double function: […] LEARN MORE

Irritable Bowel

Your diagnosis is “irritable bowel.” You have been having recurring attacks of abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. After a series of tests, your doctor diagnoses your ailments as irritable bowel […] LEARN MORE

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The intestines, sometimes called the bowel, can be injured in many different ways. The bowel may be infected by a wide variety of viruses, bacteria, or parasites. It may be […] LEARN MORE

Hiatal Hernia

A hiatal hernia may also be called a hiatus hernia, or diaphragmatic hernia. All three terms have essentially the same meaning. What is a hiatal hernia? In order to understand […] LEARN MORE

Gallstones

Gallstone disease is a common medical problem affecting 10 to 15 percent of the population of the United States, or well over 25 million people. About 1 million new cases […] LEARN MORE

Diverticulosis

What is it? Diverticulosis, coming from the Latin word diverticulum, means a small pouch or a weak spot in the colon or large intestine which yields to pressure from food […] LEARN MORE

Silent Reflux and EER

Silent Reflux/EER versus GERD Most individuals have heard of heartburn or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux), but most are unaware of EER (extraesophageal reflux). EER is essentially the direct injury to areas […] LEARN MORE

Heartburn and GERD

How common is heartburn? Over 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and some studies have suggested that over 15 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms each day. […] LEARN MORE

Silent Reflux and EER

Silent Reflux/EER versus GERD Most individuals have heard of heartburn or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux), but most are unaware of EER (extraesophageal reflux). EER is essentially the direct injury to areas […] LEARN MORE

Heartburn and GERD

How common is heartburn? Over 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and some studies have suggested that over 15 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms each day. […] LEARN MORE

Silent Reflux and EER

Silent Reflux/EER versus GERD Most individuals have heard of heartburn or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux), but most are unaware of EER (extraesophageal reflux). EER is essentially the direct injury to areas […] LEARN MORE

Hiatal Hernia

A hiatal hernia may also be called a hiatus hernia, or diaphragmatic hernia. All three terms have essentially the same meaning. What is a hiatal hernia? In order to understand […] LEARN MORE

Heartburn and GERD

How common is heartburn? Over 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and some studies have suggested that over 15 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms each day. […] LEARN MORE

Irritable Bowel

Your diagnosis is “irritable bowel.” You have been having recurring attacks of abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. After a series of tests, your doctor diagnoses your ailments as irritable bowel […] LEARN MORE

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The intestines, sometimes called the bowel, can be injured in many different ways. The bowel may be infected by a wide variety of viruses, bacteria, or parasites. It may be […] LEARN MORE

Diverticulosis

What is it? Diverticulosis, coming from the Latin word diverticulum, means a small pouch or a weak spot in the colon or large intestine which yields to pressure from food […] LEARN MORE

Colorectal Cancer

What is the colon and how does it work within the digestive system? The colon, also called the large bowel or large intestine, is the last section of the digestive […] LEARN MORE

Hemorrhoids

What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the lower rectum or anus caused by increased pressure. They develop more commonly in association with constipation and straining, pregnancy, or […] LEARN MORE

Pancreatitis

Your diagnosis is pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas lies behind the stomach and is the most powerful digestive organ in the body. It has a double function: […] LEARN MORE

Irritable Bowel

Your diagnosis is “irritable bowel.” You have been having recurring attacks of abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. After a series of tests, your doctor diagnoses your ailments as irritable bowel […] LEARN MORE

Diverticulosis

What is it? Diverticulosis, coming from the Latin word diverticulum, means a small pouch or a weak spot in the colon or large intestine which yields to pressure from food […] LEARN MORE

Colorectal Cancer

What is the colon and how does it work within the digestive system? The colon, also called the large bowel or large intestine, is the last section of the digestive […] LEARN MORE

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