Browse our Health Library to learn about treatments, conditions, and how Cedars-Sinai can support your healthcare needs.

Digestive Diseases Clear Category
Showing 1 - 10 of 10 results.
Helicobacter Pylori

H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori) is a type of bacteria that infects your stomach. It can damage the tissue in your stomach and the first part of your small intestine (the duodenum). In some cases, it can also cause painful sores called ...

Helicobacter Pylori in Children

H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori) is a spiral-shaped germ (bacteria) that infects the stomach. It can damage the tissue in your child’s stomach and the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). This can cause redness and swelling ...

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are when the veins or blood vessels in and around your anus and lower rectum become swollen and irritated. This happens when there is extra pressure on these veins.

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a liver disease that is easily spread from person to person (highly contagious). Hepatitis is a redness or swelling (inflammation) of the liver that sometimes causes lasting damage. Hepatitis A is one type of hepatitis.

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis is a redness and swelling (inflammation) of the liver. It sometimes causes permanent liver damage.

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis C virus. It is a redness and swelling (inflammation) of the liver that sometimes causes lasting damage. The liver isn’t able to work the way it should.

Hepatitis in Children

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. It can damage and destroy liver cells.

Hepatoblastoma in Children

Hepatoblastoma is a very rare cancer. It’s a tumor that starts in the liver. The cancer cells are similar to fetal liver cells. It usually affects children less than 3 to 4 years of age.

Hiatal Hernia

In a hiatal hernia, part of your stomach pushes up into an opening (the hiatus) in your diaphragm. The diaphragm is the muscle between your stomach and your chest.

Hirschsprung Disease in Children

Hirschsprung disease is a rare birth defect. It affects the nerve cells in the large intestine. These nerve cells control the muscles that move food and waste, or stool, through the large intestine. The large intestine is the last part ...

Showing 1 - 10 of 10 results.
Visit Our Programs and Services

Cedars-Sinai has a range of comprehensive treatment options.

Looking for a Physician?

Choose a doctor and schedule an appointment.

Need Help?

(1-800-233-2771)

Available 24 Hours A Day

Feeling Sick or Injured?

Use our tool to help you understand your symptoms before scheduling an appointment.