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Constipation means having difficulty passing stools. It is very common, affecting babies, children and adults. Know how to help prevent and treat constipation.

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Constipation in children

Constipation in kids is quite common, but usually doesn’t have a serious cause. There are plenty of things you can do to help if your child gets constipated.

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Gastrointestinal illnesses

Trusted information about gastrointestinal illnesses, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, gastroenteritis, constipation, IBS, coeliac disease and more. Learn about their causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Hernias are generally more common in obese people and pregnant women, or in people who cough a lot or suffer from chronic constipation. Learn more about hernias.

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Haemorrhoids prevention

Information on how to prevent haemorrhoids and stay healthy. Plus links to trusted resources.

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What causes haemorrhoids?

Information on what causes haemorrhoids and risk factors. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Trusted information on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) including what it is, who gets it, treatment, changes to diet, plus links to trusted resources.

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Rectal bleeding treatments

Trusted information about rectal bleeding treatments can be found on this page.

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Diverticular disease - diverticulitis and diverticulosis

Diverticular disease is a condition where small bulges or pockets form in the wall of the large intestine. Find more about diverticular disease symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Haemorrhoids treatments

Haemorrhoids can be an uncomfortable condition. Learn about the treatments that may help relieve haemorrhoids.

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Urinary problems self care

Trusted information about self care suggestions for urinary problems can be found on this page.

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