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Colon conditions

Colon conditions: Introduction

Any condition or disorder affecting the colon. The colon is the final stage of the digestive tract and ends at the rectum. The colon is where the final extraction of excess water from the feces occurs. The colon may be affected by conditions such as colitis, colon cancer, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome and many others. ...more »

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Colon conditions: Deaths

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Causes of Colon conditions

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Disease Topics Related To Colon conditions

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Colon conditions: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Colon conditions

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »

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