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Digestive Diseases

Digestive Diseases: Introduction

Any condition that involves the digestive tract. The conditions may range from benign to serious. Some examples include duodenal ulcer, esophageal achalasia, fecal incontinence, Whipple disease and dysentery. The digestive system involves the tube from the mouth to the rectum (esophagus, stomach, intestines) as well as various organs the are connected to this tube such as the liver and pancreas. ...more »

Symptoms of Digestive Diseases

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Digestive Diseases: Related Patient Stories

Digestive Diseases: Deaths

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Types of Digestive Diseases

Causes of Digestive Diseases

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Disease Topics Related To Digestive Diseases

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Digestive Diseases: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Digestive Diseases

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, irritable bowel syndrome,...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, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more...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...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 symptoms (see symptoms of celiac...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 ...read more »

Digestive Diseases: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Digestive Diseases

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Digestive Diseases: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Digestive Diseases

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Digestive Diseases: Animations

Prognosis for Digestive Diseases

Research about Digestive Diseases

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Statistics for Digestive Diseases

Digestive Diseases: Broader Related Topics

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