Constipation is difficulty passing stools. It is very common, affecting both children and adults. Learn how to help prevent and treat constipation.
Rectal bleeding that does not occur at the same time as a bowel movement should be investigated by a health professional. Learn more about rectal bleeding here.
Blood in stool
Blood in your stool can indicate a more serious problem. If you see blood after a bowel movement, make sure you get it checked out. Find out more here.
An anal fissure is a small tear or split in the skin that lines the anus. Learn what causes anal fissures and how to prevent them.
A prolapsed bladder develops when the bladder bulges into a woman’s vaginal wall. This can cause problems for some women, but treatments are available.
Injection or banding of haemorrhoids
Injection or banding is usually a safe and effective way of treating haemorrhoids.
Constipation in children
Constipation in kids is quite common and isn't usually caused by something serious. Here's how to help your child when they're constipated.
Bowel cancer symptoms
Bowel cancer can develop with few, if any, early warning symptoms. Find out what the symptoms for bowel cancer are.
A hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus or womb. Read about the different types of hysterectomy and why this kind of surgery may be needed.
Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus also grows outside the uterus. It can be painful, but treatment is available.