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Several diseases may affect the colon, or large intestine, and the stomach:
Because it's not possible to determine what kind of gastrointestinal disease is present through observation alone, your doctor may refer you for further testing, which may include performing a biopsy.
The pathologist will examine your colon or stomach tissue biopsy sample and provide a diagnosis that will help your doctor formulate the most appropriate treatment plan for you.
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