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Weekend Wellness: Cause of ischemic colitis often unclear

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What exactly is ischemic colitis? Do doctors know what causes it? ANSWER: Ischemic colitis occurs when blood flow to part of the large intestine (colon) is reduced due to one of two reasons: either there is a blocked or narrowed blood vessel (occlusive), or there is a [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Genetic Clue to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 20, 2014 — Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) caused by genetics, diet, past trauma, anxiety? All are thought to play a role, but now, for the first time, researchers have reported a defined genetic defect that causes a subset of IBS. The research was published in [...]

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Crohn's Disease

Mayo Clinic Dr. Bill Sandborn describes Crohn's disease and its symptoms. Dr. Sandborn also discusses diagnosis and treatment options for patients with Crohn's disease. Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, leading to abdominal pain and cramping, severe diarrhea, bleeding, and weight loss.

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  On Saturday, Nov. 2, pediatric gastroenterologist William Faubion, M.D., will join us to discuss the major complaint he hears about most from his patients, bellyaches.  Abdominal pain is troubling for both young patients and their parents, and while the usual reason for this type of pain is constipation, that is not always the case.  Sometimes it's more serious, involving [...]

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