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Diverticular disease and diverticulitis - MyDr.com.au

Diverticulitis happens when out-pouchings in the bowel wall called diverticula become inflamed or infected, due to faecal matter becoming lodged in the pouches.

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Diverticulosis and diverticulitis - Better Health Channel

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My doctor said I’ve got diverticular disease, what should I eat? - Dietitians Australia

Medical My doctor said I’ve got diverticular disease, what should I eat? My doctor said I’ve got diverticular disease, what should I eat? Diverticular disease affects the large bowel, it causes small pockets or pouches to stick out beyond the bowel wall

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Bowel Stomas

Bowel stomas are surgically-created connections between the intestines and the abdominal wall. A bowel stoma may be created as a permanent or temporary conduit to allow faeces to exit the body before it reaches the anus.

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Peritonitis - Better Health Channel

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) - Better Health Channel

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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) - MyDr.com.au

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), or cot death, is when an apparently healthy baby dies for no obvious reason.

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Bowel cancer: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Understand more about bowel cancer, including how common it is, risk factors, symptoms and having bowel cancer run in your family.

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Steatorrhoea | HealthEngine Blog

Steatorrhoea is a symptom of malabsorption syndrmes like coeliac disease. It causes pale, smelly and loose stools with a high fat content.

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CT Colonography - InsideRadiology

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