Many other disorders can affect the digestive tract. Some can have symptoms that may be similar to or overlap with gastrointestinal (GI) functional or motility disorders. These will have uniquely identifying features which differentiate them from functional GI or motility disorders.
Examples:

Abdominal Adhesions
Anal Fistulas
Celiac Disease
Clostridium Difficile (C. Difficile)
Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID)
Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis
Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
Food Allergies
• Gastrointestinal Infections (e.g., Giardia, Yersinia)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Lactose Intolerance
Malabsorption
Narcotic Bowel Syndrome
Short Bowel Syndrome  
Short Bowel Syndrome
Superior Mesenteric Artery (SMA) Syndrome
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