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  1. Small Intestine Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your small intestine is the longest part of your digestive system - about twenty feet long! It connects your stomach to your large intestine (or colon) and folds many times to fit ...
  2. Intestinal Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your small intestine is part of your digestive system. It is a long tube that connects your stomach to your large intestine. Intestinal cancer is rare, but eating a high- ...
  3. Colonic Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your colon, also known as the large intestine, is part of your digestive system. It's a long, hollow tube at the end of your digestive tract where your body makes and ...
  4. Malabsorption Syndromes (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your small intestine does most of the digesting of the foods you eat. If you have a malabsorption syndrome, your small intestine cannot absorb nutrients from foods. Causes of malabsorption ...
  5. Gastroenteritis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... is an inflammation of the lining of the intestines caused by a virus, bacteria, or parasites. Viral ...
  6. Rectal Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... rectum is the lower part of your large intestine where your body stores stool. Problems with rectum ...
  7. Ulcerative Colitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the lining of the rectum and colon. It is one of a group of diseases called ...
  8. Crohn's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... your anus. But it usually affects your small intestine and the beginning of your large intestine. Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). ...
  9. Adhesions (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... together. They might connect the loops of the intestines to each other, to nearby organs, or to ... the abdomen. They can pull sections of the intestines out of place. This may block food from ...
  10. Bowel Movement (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... is left after your digestive system (stomach, small intestine, and colon) absorbs nutrients and fluids from what ... Diarrhea happens when stool passes through the large intestine too quickly. Constipation occurs when stool passes through ...
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