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Anorexia nervosa

A loss of appetite associated with emotional problems

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Hepatitis A

A viral hepatitis cause by the hepatitis A virus

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Ascites

Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen

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Diverticulosis

Abnormal outpouchings in the intestinal wall is the colon

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Anal fistula

Abnormal tube like passage way near the anus

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Colorectal cancer

Adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum

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Melena

Black tarry stools

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Hepatitis B

Cause by hepatitis B virus and is transmitted by blood transfusion sexual contact or the use of contaminated needles or instruments

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Hepatitis C

Caused by hepatitis C virus and is transmitted by blood transfusions or needle inoculation

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Cirrhosis

Chronic degenerative disease of the liver

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Ulcerative colitis

Inflammation of the colon with the presence of ulcers

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Crohn's disease

Chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract

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Constipation

Difficulty in passing stool

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Dysphasia

Difficulty in swallowing