A Simple Guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Colon Diseases by Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 30.
Approx. 8,530 words.
Published on November 17, 2012.
The colon is also known as the large intestine and a part of the digestive system.
It's a long, hollow tube about 6 feet in length at the end of the digestive tract where the body makes and stores stool.
It can cause various symptoms including bleeding, infection and perforation.
Many disorders affect the colon's normal ability to function properly.