Bowel infections (gastrointestinal infections) can affect anyone. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of different bowel infections.
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Ulcerative colitis is a bowel disease that causes inflammation and redness in the digestive tract. There is no cure, but treatment can help.
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.
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.
What causes appendicitis?
The exact cause of appendicitis is not known, but doctors believe it is caused by food or faecal matter (poo) getting lodged in the appendix.
Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.
Just diagnosed with coeliac disease
Coeliac disease also runs in the family and is a lifelong condition. Find out about help available and what to do next.
Living with coeliac disease
Coeliac disease is a lifelong condition but it can be controlled with a gluten-free diet. Find out more about living with coeliac disease.
What causes bowel cancer?
Age and diet can contribute to the development of bowel cancer. Find out the causes of bowel cancer.