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.
Your digestive system breaks down the food you eat into nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Find out about how it works and common conditions.
Blood in stool
Trusted information about blood in the stool including what it is, causes, and treatments.
Hemicolectomy is a major operation where one section of the large intestine is removed. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.
What causes abdominal pain?
Trusted information on the causes of sudden severe abdominal pain and long-term recurring abdominal pain, and links to trusted resources
Constipation means having difficulty passing stools (poo). It is very common, affecting babies, children and adults. Learn what you can do to help prevent and treat constipation.