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Colonoscopy (tests)

COLONOSCOPY DEFINITION A colonoscopy is a test that detects abnormalities or changes in your large intestine or colon and rectum. It uses a colonoscope, which is a long, flexible tub with a tiny video camera attached at its tip in order to get a real-time view of your entire colon. COLONOSCOPY PURPOSE A more...

Colorectal cancer (diseases)

Our colon is an essential part of our digestive process. Its main functions include absorbing the necessary water and minerals that our body needs, and eliminating our body’s solid wastes. In a normal person with a healthy colon, digestion will take an average time of 12 to 24 hours, with more...

Constipation (diseases)

For most people, constipation is an occasional annoyance that is relieved within a few days that is brought on by a known cause. For other patients, constipation is a daily struggle that leaves them unable to relieve their bowels, feeling uncomfortable, and can lead to serious health problems. Constipation is more...

Crohn’s disease (diseases)

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the digestive tract. It is similar to ulcerative colitis and affects more than 500,000 Americans. Unlike ulcerative colitis which affects the inner lining of the lower intestine and rectum, Crohn’s disease can bury itself deep into the tissues of inflamed lining anywhere on more...

Digestive system (diseases)

The digestive system is one of the main life systems of the body that contributes to either overall wellbeing or overall inability to function. When the digestive system fails or falls ill, the rest of the body suffers dramatically. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DISEASES Digestive diseases come in a variety of ailments and play more...