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Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes painful swelling and redness inside the digestive tract.

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Abdominal Surgery for Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. Surgery is usually recommended if medication fails to improve your symptoms.

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Laparoscopic abdominal surgery for Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. Surgery is usually recommended if medication fails to improve your symptoms.

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Gastrointestinal illnesses

Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a bowel disease that causes inflammation and redness in the digestive tract. There is no cure, but treatment can help.

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Early menopause

Menopause that happens earlier than the expected age of around 50 years is called premature or early menopause.

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What causes bowel cancer?

Age and diet can contribute to the development of bowel cancer. Find out the causes of bowel cancer.

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What causes lactose intolerance?

Lactose intolerance occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough lactase, the enzyme that breaks down lactose in the intestine. Here’s some common causes.

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Rectal bleeding

Rectal bleeding that does not occur at the same time as a bowel movement should be investigated by a health professional. Learn more about rectal bleeding here.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a long-term skin condition that can also affect the joints. While psoriasis can’t be fully cured, there are several self-care options.

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