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condition, the wall of the bowel thickens and may also become ulcerated and have inflammation (S. Huether. K. McCane. 2017). Complications of CD include diarrhea, rectal bleeding if the colon is involved, weight loss, and abdominal pain, anemia if the ileum is involved, and a loss or proteins which leads to hypoalbunemia (S. Huether. K. McCane. 2017). Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition of hypersensitivity of the gastrointestinal viscera which leads to abdominal pain and/or discomfort and “GI motor disturbances” which leads to diarrhea or constipation (L. Saha. 2014). The exact pathophysiology is unknown, however there are several symptoms presented with the syndrome. These include stomach pain
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and cramps, frequent diarrhea, flatulence, bloating, and urgency (WebMD. 2018). There is a suggestion of these abnormalities being secondary to psychological disturbances, however the underlying cause continues to remain unidentifiable (L. Saha. 2014). The similarities between IBS and IBD include symptoms and demographics which include bacteria being the cause of each, inflammation, changes in the intestinal environment and along with similar intestinal symptoms, and both indirectly affect the skin, bone, and joints (T.
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