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Intestinal diseases

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Colon polyps (bowel polyps) - myDr.com.au

Colon (bowel) polyps are small growths of tissue from the wall of the large bowel or colon. Polyps usually don't cause symptoms, but are normally removed so they don't cause cancer.

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Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease Coeliac Disease is a condition where the lining of the small intestine is damaged due to sensitivity to a protein in food called gluten

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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease Category: Digestive Health Topic: Inflammatory and Irritiable Bowel Disorders Send by email View as PDF Send by post Crohn's Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease which causes inflammation in the small intestine

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Upper gastro intestinal cancer support

Information on the diagnosis and support services available to people with of upper gastro intestinal cancer.

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Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is an abnormal immune response to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. It causes damage to the small intestine, also known as the small bowel.

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What is coeliac disease? Dietitians Association of Australia

What is coeliac disease? Coeliac disease (CD) is a condition affecting the small bowel, damaging the lining and preventing absorption of food nutrients

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Rare Cancers Australia - Directory - Small Intestine Cancer

Rare Cancers Australia is a charity whose purpose is to improve the lives and health outcomes of Australians living with a rare or less common cancer.

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Crohn's Disease | HealthEngine Blog

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that causes abdominal pain, fever, changes in bowel movements and blood in stools.

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - myDr.com.au

There are 2 forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Crohns disease in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Crohns disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. Its symptoms include stomach pain and diarrhoea. Its often diagnosed when people are in their teens.

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