Family of related illnesses in the digestive system. There is not always a clear cut (“differential diagnosis”) between them. A person can have symptoms of two illnesses in this arena.
The Gastrointestinal system extends from the mouse to the anus. It is composed of many components dealing with food digestive and nutrients absorption. It also contains countless bacterial flora that participates in food processing and lives in symbiosis with the “hosting” person. Some people get “antibiotics resistant” bacteria flora after taking strong antibiotic drugs. This flora might not be natural and can cause harm to the person.
Many problems can happen within the digestive system. You can read about them by clicking on the entries in the illness map.