Week 8 - Digestive Disorders.doc - 1 Digestive Disorders Ravi Jain Walden University NURS-6501N-16 Dr Catherine Carpenter 2 Digestive Disorders

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1 Digestive Disorders Ravi Jain Walden University NURS-6501N-16 Dr. Catherine Carpenter 10/20/18
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2 Digestive Disorders Digestive disorders can occur anywhere along the digestive tract. Among the many different digestive disorders, the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two that have many similarities and differences. The purpose of this paper is to show how these two diseases impact the digestive tract and show how they are both similar and different in many ways. Inflammatory Bowel Disease vs Irritable Bowel Syndrome Though these two digestive disorders manifest in similar ways, they are very different. Persistent diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and cramping are just a few of the symptoms experienced by individuals suffering from either IBD or IBS, but when you look deeper into the causes of those symptoms, there are very different results (Huether & McCance, 2017). IBD can occur anywhere in the digestive track and is usually diagnosed as either ulcerative colitis, or crohn’s disease. Ulcerative colitis is usually isolated to the large and small
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  • Fall '17
  • keisha lovence
  • Gastroenterology, Irritable bowel syndrome, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, bowel disease, bowel syndrome

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