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The intestines are a crucial part of the digestive system, and various diseases and conditions can affect them, leading to a range of symptoms. Here are some common diseases of the intestines:

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD):

a. Crohn's Disease: This is a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect any part of the digestive tract, most commonly the end of the small intestine and the beginning of the colon.

b. Ulcerative Colitis: This is a chronic condition characterized by inflammation and ulcers in the colon and rectum.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS):

A functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in bowel habits without apparent structural or biochemical abnormalities.

Celiac Disease:

An autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye) leads to damage in the small intestine.


Inflammation of the stomach and intestines, often caused by viral or bacterial infections. It leads to symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and nausea.


Inflammation or infection of small pouches (diverticula) that can form in the walls of the intestines, particularly the colon.

Colorectal Cancer:

Cancer that develops in the colon or rectum. It often starts as polyps and can be asymptomatic in the early stages.

Intestinal Obstruction:

Partial or complete blockage of the intestines, which can be caused by tumors, adhesions, or hernias.

Gastrointestinal Bleeding:

Bleeding that occurs in the digestive tract, which can be caused by various conditions, such as ulcers, diverticulosis, or colorectal cancer.

Malabsorption Syndromes:

Conditions where the intestines are unable to properly absorb nutrients, leading to malnutrition. Examples include lactose intolerance and celiac disease.


Inflammation of the appendix, a small pouch attached to the cecum (the beginning of the large intestine). Appendicitis can cause abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.

Infectious Diarrhea:

Diarrheal illnesses caused by bacterial, viral, or parasitic infections affecting the intestines.

If you experience persistent gastrointestinal symptoms, such as abdominal pain, changes in bowel habits, or unexplained weight loss, it's important to seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment. The specific treatment will depend on the underlying cause of the intestinal condition.

Who will performing the procedure?


Dr Madhavi Kasi

Dr Madhavi Kasi is expert in general medicine and gastroenterology. MBBS, MRCP, FRACP

If you have any questions or concerns, Please talk to us at Chermside Specialists (22 Corrie St
Chermside QLD 4032) on 07 3505 6425 to find out more.