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Common problems

Learn more about common gastrointestinal problems:

Colon Cancer/Polyps:

Why Should I Be Tested For Colorectal Cancer?

Por qué debe hacerse una prueba para el cáncer colorrectal

Constipation in Adults & Children


Gallbladder Disease



Helicobacter Pylori




Hepatitis C:

Facts About Hepatitis C – For People Who Test Positive

Hepatitis C Prevention and Testing


Irritable Bowel Syndrome:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Laboratory Instructions You can go here to review detailed instructions for various lab tests.


Additional Resources:

  • Find classes on your “Digestive System” at your local Kaiser Permanente facility.
  • Go to American Liver Foundation for information on the prevention, treatment and cure of hepatitis and all liver diseases. Site has news items, research, patient tales, links to related sites, advocacy, and more.
  • Useful information about Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis can be found at Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • If you are considering quitting smoking, helpful information and resources can be found here: Smoking – Call It Quits!