Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes painful swelling and redness inside the digestive tract.
Abdominal Surgery for Crohn's disease
Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. Surgery is usually recommended if medication fails to improve your symptoms.
Ulcerative colitis is a bowel disease that causes inflammation and redness in the digestive tract. There is no cure, but treatment can help.
A bowel obstruction will cause you serious health problems and people with bowel obstruction usually need to be treated in hospital. Find out more here.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes 2 main conditions, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, which both cause inflammation in the bowel.
Menopause that happens earlier than the expected age of around 50 years is called premature or early menopause.
Peritonitis is a life-threatening condition and requires urgent medical attention. Find out more about peritonitis.
If left untreated, uveitis - or inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the wall of your eye, can lead to blindness. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.
What causes lactose intolerance?
Lactose intolerance occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough lactase, the enzyme that breaks down lactose in the intestine. Here’s some common causes.
What causes gastritis?
Gastritis can be caused by drugs, bacterial infections, alcohol and stress. You can find out more about the causes of gastritis by reading information from our trusted partners.