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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Nothing: Unless you are having symptoms of bowel obstruction. Usually the kink is due to prior abdominal surgery and adhesions. The obstruction can be partial, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
See below: The stomach empties into the first part of the small intestine, the duodenum, where bile and pancreatic enzymes enter for digestion. Next is the jejun ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Motility: Gastroparesis can cause slow bowel motility as can bacterial overgrowth.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
It doesn't: Orlistat doesn't damage small intestines. All it does is to block lipase, the enzymes that degrades fats in the duodenum causing fatty diarrhea eventu ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Within and without..: The obstrction can be form something within the lumen (the passage) or within the wall or from externally (within the abdomen but outside the si). Wit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sounds complex: Sounds like you have had surgery. I would just ask to talk to your surgeon about what was done and why and get your questions answered.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Sites of diarrhea: Both! doctors often distinguish causes of diarrhea as "secretory" or "osmotic", into which categories may fit inflammatory, ischemic, infectious, fun ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Not sure : I am not sure i understand you question. Please be more specific.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience in General Surgery
Yes.: Insufflated air from colonoscopy does pass the ileocecal valve and to a degree insufflate small bowel. An inguinal hernia sac may contain omentum (fa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mangus
21 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Common bile duct: Bile is made in the liver and is a by-product of liver metabolism (generally broken down red blood cells cleared from the blood stream). The bile coll ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Estimate: Within a few minutes as long as no obstruction to outlet of stomach.Large intestin would probably take several hours. In a newborn who is born with ai ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mangus
21 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Yes, but not alone: The large intestine has been transplanted many times in the past, but only as part of a small intestine transplant. The large intestine has two jobs: ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eli Ehrenpreis
35 years experience in Gastroenterology
Associated problems: "Excess stool in the coloin" implies a motility disorder of the colon. A motility problem can involve multiple organs in the GI tract. Stool does not ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Abdomen: The approximately 20 feet of small intestine is coiled up in your abdomen (belly). It starts at the end of your stomach (the actual organ is not the s ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Absorbed materials: ...like digested food, fluids, drugs...
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Large intestine: The large intestine primarily absorbs water from the stool mixture, associated with ions, nutrients, and vitamins produced by the gut bacteria. By abs ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. It is a fatty tumor in the large intestine. The location is on the right side of your abdomen.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Abdomen: The large intestine or colon is in the abdominal cavity. It begins in the right lower area of your belly. It goes up under your right rib cage near th ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Can be/other things.: Depending on your age, etc. Other things, like weak ligaments that hold up the bladder and other organs can cause fuller/lower feeling bladder. A dis ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Yes: With oral contrast
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Yes : A small bowel could be attached to any large vowel even if the part of the large vowel remain is only the rectum . Yes as long as you have 5 cm of the ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: From diabetes to nerve issues. Ask your doctor what they think might be the cause, since they know you.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Intestinal motility: Segmentation contractions are a mixing type of intestinal motility characteristic of the small and large bowel. Here's a YouTube video: https://www.y ... Read More

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