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A disease that causes inflammation of the liver and can lead to malfunctioning of the liver if left untreated.
Scar tissue on the liver most oftenly due to heavy alcohol consumption over time.
A disorder in which the intestine and other organs become inflamed. As a result a portion of the intestine may have to be removed.
Cancer of the colon or rectum.
A disorder in which the lactase enzyme is deficient so lactose cannot be digested and absorbed properly.
A genetic disorder in which the pancreas doesn't produce enzymes necessary to digest and absorb fats.
A disorder in which chyme backs up in the esophagus due to the lower esophageal sphincter not closing properly.