Colonoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope to examine the inside of the large intestine. Learn more about this procedure.
Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. Some people with dysphagia experience pain while swallowing, known as odynophagia.
Cancer screening is any method of looking for cancer before it causes symptoms and is easier to treat. Learn more about these procedures.
For patients having a colonoscopy, Yale Medicine's anesthesiologists offer both conscious sedation and general anesthesia, tailored to your needs.
Ulcerative colitis causes swelling and sores in the colon, but with proper treatment, however, children can live happy, healthy lives.
Inflammatory bowel disease is the umbrella term for two conditions that cause chronic inflammation within the digestive system: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Ulcerative colitis is characterized by chronic swelling and sores in the colon that cause bleeding, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition that causes abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits, affecting the frequency of bathroom visits and the consistency of stool.