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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: The transit time in the bowel can vary from person to person and with diet. The normal small bowel transit time has been shown to vary from 15 min to ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Small bowel: Small bowel refers to the small intestine. This is the portion of the intestine immediately after the stomach.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Intestine: Comes after the stomach, before colon; about 1"-2" diameter, can be roughly 12'-18' long, divided into 3 main sections, (duodenum, jejunum, ileum); ea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Several hrs.: Death of small bowel is a vascular phenomenon. If blood suuply is lost from surgical compromise of blood supply or a thrombus, the bowel will die wit ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: How narrow is the lumen at the site of stricture? What caused the stricture? Do you have any symptoms of intestinal obstruction? If what caused the st ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies: Small bowel transit time vary among people depending on multiple factors. From your listed conditions it sounds like a Bowel Transit Study may have be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Biliary reflux: Biliary reflux, bile reflux or duodenogastric reflux is a condition that occurs when bile flows upward (refluxes) from the duodenum into the stomach a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Only colon: Colonoscopy is meant to examine the entire large intestine all the way to the end of small bowel and beginning of large bowel(cecum). Small intestine ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
See answer: This procedure is simple for you. You drink barium in a special liquid so that it coats your small bowel. The barium usually takes about 1 1/2 hours ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Malabsoption: Celiac disease affects about 1% of the people in the us and there are other problems related to enzyme deficiencies, e.G, lactose intolerance. Increa ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Bloating, diarrhea: Usually bloating and diarrhea. Severe case may haves signs of malabsorption.
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