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Search results for: "Digestive System Diseases"

Digestive system cancers

Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.

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Malabsorption syndromes

Information about malabsorption syndromes from our information partners.

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Intestinal diseases

Links to our information partners' articles about intestinal diseases.

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Rectal diseases

Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.

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Lactose intolerance symptoms

Lactose intolerance occurs when the body does not produce enough lactase enzyme to break down the lactose in the gut. Learn about the common symptoms.

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Lactose intolerance diagnosis

Lactose intolerance can usually be diagnosed through test runs. It can also be diagnosed with breath tests, blood glucose test and a biopsy of the small intestine.

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Appendicitis symptoms

Pain is the most common symptom of appendicitis. It often starts near the navel, or belly button, and might come and go for a while.

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Appendicitis diagnosis

It can be hard to differentiate appendicitis from other conditions. Learn how doctors diagnose appendicitis and why they sometimes err on the side of caution.

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Appendicitis

Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.

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Gallstones

Gallstones are hard, pebble-like masses that are produced from bile in the gallbladder, that can result in symptoms such as pain, fever or jaundice.

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