Typical causes of bowel diseases include hernias, tumors in the small intestine, inflammation of the intestines and abnormalities in the gastrointestinal nervous system, according to Mayo Clinic, Healthline and WebMD. Bo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Ischemic bowel disease is caused by reduced blood flow to the intestines due to blockages, narrowing of arteries due to atherosclerosis, or obstructions in the colon, notes New York University Langone Medical Center. It ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Symptoms of a ruptured bowel, or gastrointestinal perforation, include stomach pain, chills, fever, nausea and vomiting, according to Healthline. A perforation can cause peritonitis, which occurs when bacteria, bile or s... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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The many diseases that cause colitis, or inflammation of the bowel, differ in severity, additional symptoms and treatments, according to Healthline. These diseases include Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Malabsorption syndrome occurs when a problem, usually caused by inflammation, disease or injury, prevents the bowel from properly absorbing nutrients and fluids, according to Healthline. The condition also sometimes resu... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a group of digestive disorders involving an inflammation of the intestines, according to WebMD. The most common disorders of this type are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues