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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Both ompahlocele and gastroschesis are associated with the bowel being outside the abdominal wall. It only rarely runs in families and has more to do ... Read More
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Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
Yes: What your are describing is an embryonic defect in the abdominal wall. This is often due to some genetic abnormality during embryo development. There ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Two things: 1. Omphalocoel which is intestines and or organs are out of the stomach wall but is covered by a sac from the lining of the abdomen. 2. Gartroschisis ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Gastroschisis: Gastroschisis is the term for an opening in the abdominal wall that allows the intestines to be outside of the baby's abdomen. Omphalocele is when the ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Gastroschesis: There is a process where the stomach ; intestines do not completely enter the abdomen from their formation area in the embryonic sac. This is called ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Some descriptions of sensations are classic for particular conditions. What you are describing doesn't strike me as specifically characteristic for a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Male/Female same loc: Stomach is located in same location in men and women.It is located in the middle just below the rib cage if you are having pains you should get it che ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
11 years experience Hospital-based practice
Gastrointestinal: Food digestion.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
3 things?: (1) This is the disposal site for your body waste- being constipated is no fun. Without it, you will have to go to the bathroom soon after eating. (2 ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Well sure...: More oxygen/less CO2 in blood after passing thru lungs; more absorbed nutrients after passing thru gut; first-pass metabolism occurs in liver; reduced ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Protiens, Fat, Carbs: Your small intestine begins at your duodenum and this is where your body actually digests your foods. Enzymes from your liver and pancreas break food ... Read More

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