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anal fistula
abnormal tube-like passageway near the anus
colonic polyposis
polyps (benign growths) protude from the mucous membrane of the colon
colorectal cancer
adenocarcinoma of the colon, rectum, or both
crohn disease
chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract
diverticulosis
abnormal side pockets (outpouching) in the intestinal wall
dysentery
painful, inflammed intestines
hemorrhoids
swollen, twisted, varicose veins in the rectal region
ileus
failure of peristalsis with obstruction of the intestines
intussusception
telescoping of the intestines
irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
group of GI symptoms associated with stress and tension
ulcerative colitis
chronic inflammation of the colon with presence of ulcers
volvulus
twisting of the intestine upon itself