Acute appendicitis is characterized by sudden pain in the lower right side of the abdomen.
Clostridioides difficile is a bacterium that causes an infection of the large intestine. The bacterium is often referred to as C. difficile or C. diff. Some people carry C. diff bacteria in their intestines but never become sick. They are carriers of the bacteria and may spread infections.
Crohn’s and other forms of IBD are associated with an increased risk of developing cancer in your colon or rectum, also called colorectal or bowel cancer.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is classified as a functional bowel disorder that causes abdominal pain. That means there is no visible damage to the tissues, but there is a disorder of functioning.