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What are common digestive system diseases?

What are common digestive system diseases?

Quick med school!: Wow, that's like a whole semester of med school. Maybe more. Diseases can be self limited, like viruses or GI bugs; or functional, like GERD and irritable bowel syndrome; or inflammatory, like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, or diverticulitis; or structural, like strictures, or cancers. There are a host of others, too many to add here. Go to reputable website to read more. ...Read more

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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


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Which is the worst disease that affects the digestive system?

Which is the worst disease that affects the digestive system?

The worst....: Is probably cancer. After that I would put Chron's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. All three of these are life threatening. Most other digestive diseases are uncomfortable but usually not life threatening. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some disorders of the digestive system?

I was wondering what are some disorders of the digestive system?

Way too many: To go into here and be thorough. What are your symptoms? ...Read more

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Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Too: M, any to go into here. Try to be more specific if you are having symptoms or if you are concerned about a particular illness. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a disease associated with the digestive system?

Too vague: A question. The list is infinite. Try to be more specific with symptoms and or parts of the digestive system. ...Read more

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What are the most common diseases of the digestive system?

What are the most common diseases of the digestive system?

Digestive tract: This is a very hard question to answer as the digestive tract starts at you mouth and ends at the angus. Common disease include ulcers, esophageal reflux, gallstones, pancreatitis, gastritis, appendicitis, diverticulitis, cancers, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome just to name a few. ...Read more