Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Information about malabsorption syndromes from our information partners.
Links to our information partners' articles about intestinal diseases.
Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.
Lactose intolerance symptoms
Lactose intolerance occurs when the body does not produce enough lactase enzyme to break down the lactose in the gut. Learn about the common symptoms.
Lactose intolerance diagnosis
Lactose intolerance can usually be diagnosed through test runs. It can also be diagnosed with breath tests, blood glucose test and a biopsy of the small intestine.
Pain is the most common symptom of appendicitis. It often starts near the navel, or belly button, and might come and go for a while.
It can be hard to differentiate appendicitis from other conditions. Learn how doctors diagnose appendicitis and why they sometimes err on the side of caution.
Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.
Gallstones are hard, pebble-like masses that are produced from bile in the gallbladder, that can result in symptoms such as pain, fever or jaundice.