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4 sphincters in the digestive system

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Not counting mouth: 4. Gastroesophageal, pylorus, ileocecal and finiall your anus.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
35 years experience Preventive Medicine
Check this out: Follow this link to learn more about the anatomy & physiology of the digestive tract (http://www.Dasilvainstitute.Com/gastrointestinal-anatomy-phy ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
20 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Absorbs Nutrients: That's a very complicated question and there is not an easy answer. The body breaks down the food you eat to its component parts and then absorbs that ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Too: many to list here. need to be more specific in your question please,
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Best not to: Your body has a natural mechanism for eliminating waste, and generally it is better to let it handle it. Cleansing usually involves ingesting or inser ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
U can die , maybe.: Seriously speaking, failure of GI tract is uncommon unlike that of the kidney, heart, lungs and brain. Most GI conditions are related to infection, in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Alimentary tract: Mouth with salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, duodenum (first part of small bowel), jejunum, ileum, appenix, colon & recum. Additionally liver, gall ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Eat a healthy: Hi fiber diet, drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids daily, 20 oz extra per 30 minutes of strenous exercise. And never do any of th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
An amazing question: The digestive system starts at the mouth and ends of the anus. The liver, pancreas and gallbladder are just as important as the intestine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to b ... Read More

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