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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
= A Dx of exclusion: When a GI problem is labelled "functional" it means inflammation, infection, & ischemic pathology, as well as motility disorders have been ruled out. ... Read More
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Weird: That is weird why do it? Docusate and lactulose usually do the job.
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Colon: depends on how much abdominal fat is there and how much faecal material is there in the colon. If the colon is full and you are a thin person, you can ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: You can feel your ascending colon on the right, sigmoid on the lower left, usually. We're always learning about our bodies and I had no idea abou ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bowel: the colon is the same as the large intestine which includes the ascending colon, transverse colon and descending colon and sigmoid colon .Bowel includ ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
How loopy: most of people older than sixty and used to take a lot of laxatives, and used to strain, and suffered from constipation will have loopy colon, is more ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
NO, don't do it!!!: This has been addressed many times on healthtap, and the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! it doesn't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox clea ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Many and varied: Depending on the problem, signs can include nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum, abdominal cramping, weight loss or ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
41 years experience Integrative Medicine
Colon Prep: I assume you are talking about the colon prep before you undergo a colonoscopy. No need to be afraid of the prep. The prep cleans out your bowels, esp ... Read More
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