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Ulcerative Colitis And Colon Cancer

Do Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis increase risk of cancer? The short answer is yes. If you have ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease involving the colon, you are at a higher risk for developing colon cancer. However, the majority of people with these two conditions may never develop colon cancer. Keep reading to find out how to reduce your risk factors.

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Signs You Need A Gastroenterologist

Our digestive system is made up of several components and organs. They include the esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine, and the anus. When something doesn’t work right or there is an issue within your digestive tract, you will know pretty quick. There will be symptoms you cannot ignore. The best person to diagnose the problem is a specialist known as a gastroenterologist, and here are some of the signs you need a gastroenterologist.

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Understanding IBS Triggers And Ways To Avoid Them

Painful and uncomfortable abdominal symptoms are common with irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. While the symptoms can be bothersome, this gastrointestinal disorder doesn’t damage your digestive tract or increase the risk of colon cancer. With that said, if you have this disorder, understanding IBS triggers and ways to avoid them can improve your quality of life.

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