Hemorrhoids are a common, but usually harmless, problem. It can bleed, itch and sting around the rectum. It can also leak a bit of mucus or stool and you may feel something bulging at the rectum opening. Hemorrhoids often get better by themselves, but you may need medicines that relieve.
An anal fissure is a wound in the form of a crack at the rectum opening. You notice the crack because it hurts or it gets blood when you poop. The crack usually heals within a couple of weeks. Analgesic ointment can relieve.
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammation of the lining of the rectum, but the colon can also become inflamed. Common symptoms are poop blood and diarrhea, and you can rush to the toilet in a hurry. You may also have a stomach ache after eating. Ulcerative colitis does not go away, but with treatment it can often be trouble-free.
Crohn’s disease is a disease that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, usually in the small intestine and the first part of the large intestine. Common symptoms are diarrhea, stomach crunch after eating and losing weight. The disease does not pass, but with treatment you can live almost as usual. The treatment consists of different types of drugs.
Some children poop on, even though they are at the age when children are usually able to control when to poop. Then it is important to find out the cause and try to help the child.
Umbilical hernia means that an area on the inside of the stomach near the navel has weakened. A so-called hernia sac is formed under the skin and there is a round bulge on the abdomen. Umbilical hernia almost always grows away in children.
Pylorus stenosis is a condition that a child under one year may have. The connection between the stomach and the intestine does not work properly, but the food is prevented from entering the intestine.
You can get a stomach ache for many reasons. The cause can be obvious, for example in case of food poisoning or menstrual pain. Sometimes it is more difficult to know what it is due to, for example if the problems are about stress or a disease that is difficult to detect. Often, stomach pain goes away by itself but sometimes you may need treatment.
Heartburn is caused by the fact that the upper abdomen cannot hold completely tightly but permits some gastric juice from the stomach up to the esophagus.
Dyspepsia is the collective name for various symptoms that you may have in the upper abdomen. For example, you may feel sore or have a burning sensation in the stomach. Dyspepsia may be due to a disease, but most often the doctor does not find any cause for dyspepsia. Dyspepsia is therefore often called a sensitive stomach.