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Looking for diseases that affect digestive systems for project?

I am doing a 1day project and im missing diseases that affect the digestive system (or just kidney or others).


Celiac disease is the injury to the upper intestine by an allergy to gluten, found in bread.

Crohn's disease is an inflammation of the bowels.

Pouchitis is the inflammation of the upper bowel pocket.

Ulcers are holes in the stomahc lining caused by stress, or other environmental factors.  (+ info)

what kind of diseases can ppl get in their digestive system?

diseases ppl can get in their digestive system are IBD aka
inflammatory bowel disease. The 2 types are Crohn's disease or Ulcerative Colitis.

for more information, go to the Crohn's andColitis Foundation of America's site.  (+ info)

What are two rare diseases that are in the same organ system that affect teenagers?

It needs to be in the same organ system such as, The Nervous System, The Digestive System, The Circulatory system. It can't be the reproductive system though. Please list at least two diseases that are in the same system that affect teenagers or younger kids. thank you. and i more likely want it to be a rare disease. +10pts to best answer!!!<3

cardiovascular system
> Rheumatic Heart Disease
> Cardiomyopathy
> Mitral valve Prolapse Syndrome

Musculo Skeletal System
> Ehler Danlos Syndrome
> Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
> Perthes Disease
> Marfans Syndrome

Nervous System
> Von Recklinghausens Disease
> Multiple Sclerosis
> Huntingtons Chorea
> Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis

Digestive System
> Indian Childhood Cirrhosis
> Zollinger Ellison Syndrome
> Sigmoid Volvulus

I have given more than what ever U had Asked for..  (+ info)

Need help with my homework on the gastrointestinal or digestive diseases/disorders?

I need to write about a gastrointestinal system or digestive system disease/disorder. I need to describe what it is, causes, symptoms and treatments. Anyone know any good links?

Gastroparisis,is also a good one to do cause its really rare.  (+ info)

What is the worst disease that affects the cardiovascular/digestive system?

I need to find out the worst or most infamous disease that affects either the cardiovascular system (circulatory/heart system) or digestive system.

Please add some symptoms and/or causes of the disease.


Cardiomyopathy (my mom died from it). Her case was caused by a viral pathogen.
Pain in chest
Trouble breathing
Coughing up blood
Swelling of the extremities
Extreme exhaustion

Here is a link to help you learn more about this condition (if you are interested):
Hope I've helped. Good luck.  (+ info)

digestive system?

Digestive System?
1-what is the digestive liquid that is produced in the mouth?
2-ehat is the function of the epiglottis?
3-what is the muscular tube that connects the mouth and stomech?
4-what is the name of the wavelike process that pushes food through the esophagus and the rest of the digestive system?
5-how do the muscles in the stomech aid in mechanical digestion?
6-in which organ are simple nutrients absorbed into the bloodstream?
7-whare is the villi located?
8-what organ produced bile?
9-what organ stores bile?
10- what is the function of the pancreas in digestive?
11-describe the function of the large intestine.
12-fiber is a carbohydrates that cannot be broken down in digestive.why do you think it is necessary for the proper functioning of the digestive system?

Thank you

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You will not learn anything if we spoon feed you the information.  (+ info)

what are some diseases/diorders caused by digestive system?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Malabsorption Syndrome (Sprue), Enteritis, Colon Cancer, Constipation.  (+ info)

Digestive system?

1. How can u keep our digestive systems healthy ?
2. how can we harm our digestive system ?
3. What is the function off our digestive system ?
4. How does a disgestive system work? (breif)

1 - have plenty of fiber in the diet
2 - Put anything in it that is not good for the body
3 - There is no function off our digestive system only absorb the digested food
4 - The food leave the chemical processing plant of the stomach traveling down the 27 foot of tubing gives the body all the time it needs to get anything it needs in the brown slime of goo in the tube
.. .. ...
That always comes out the same color in the end no matter what the color of the food is we put in the mouth
.. .. ..  (+ info)

what are some common diseases of the digestive system? I really need some help i reaserched everywhere!!!?

try looking here.....
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec02.html  (+ info)

What would be the most interesting digestive system disease to do for a project?

I have this project in anatomy, and most people are working in groups i'm one of the only ones who are working on it by themselves. I have a week and a half...help please.

Pyloric stenosis is kind of interesting - it has to do with newborns and not adults. But it is a structural defect - I don't know if that would count.

Crohn's disease
Esophageal reflux
Esophageal varicies
the digestive aspect of cystic fibrosis
celiac's disease

good luck!!  (+ info)

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