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  • What You Need to Know About Acute Appendicitis

    Acute appendicitis is characterized by sudden pain in the lower right side of the abdomen.

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  • Understanding C. diff infection

    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.

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  • Bloating

    Bloating is a common problem that affects the digestive system. It happens for a variety of reasons, and can cause the abdomen to become distended (stick out).

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  • Does Crohn’s Disease Increase Your Risk of Cancer?

    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.

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  • What You Need to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    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.

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  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases