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Intestinal diseases

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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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Inflammatory bowel diseases - Lab Tests Online AU

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic disorders characterised by swollen and damaged tissues in the lining of the intestinal tract, these conditions vary in severity from patient to patient and change over time. During a flare-up a patient may experience frequent bouts of watery and sometimes bloody diarrhoea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and fever. Between these flare-ups symptoms frequently diminish. Many patients may go through extended periods of remission before another flare-up occurs.

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Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis Category: Digestive Health Topic: Inflammatory and Irritiable Bowel Disorders Send by email View as PDF Send by post Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease affecting the large bowel (colon and rectum) - a condition which causes the bowel to become inflamed and red

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Emergencies

Palliative care emergencies need to be rapidly and carefully assessed to decide on the appropriate treatment options, and at all times to provide comfort and support in a life-threatening crisis

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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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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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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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Duodopa Intestinal gel - myDr.com.au

Duodopa Intestinal gel - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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