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what does peristalsing bowel mean

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Moving bowel: Sometimes physician listens to abdomen with stethoscope and hears bowel making noise of normal movement or peristalysis. Sometimes if very hungry soun ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Sticky bowel is not medical term.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
As it sounds: You give youself an enema. No magic. Unless you're super-constipated, it's a dumb idea.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Change in : Frequency, consistency, caliber, color of bowel movement. Or new findings such as discomfort with voiding or blood in stool.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe bile, fat: Pale, yellow, foul smelling. Bulky, sticky stools can be seen with fat malabsorption , as may be seen with pancreatic disease, cystic fibrosis, celiac ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Radiology: It means it appears to be normal.
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A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Blood Flow diversion: Depends on exactly when before bowel movement. If it is just prior when you are bearing down to evacuate the rectal vault, then the valsalva maneuver ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Light Stool: Have pale colored stools checked out. This can occur when the liver does not produce enough bile or when bile is blocked from leaving the liver. Som ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Congenital issue: While developing as a fetus, your bowel is initially a straight tube but as it grows and changes into the various parts of the gut (stomach, intestine ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: Irritable heart refers to the ease of inducing arrhythmia s in the heart.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Bleeding from penis: You can not have bleeding from the penis when you are moving your bowels, it has to be from passing urine. Bleeding from penis needs to be evauated b ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
That there are: No pathological findings as far as the bowel gas is concerned......
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not finished: Like you still have to go , but nothing comes out . Usually from irritable bowel syndrome
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Usually this is a developmental defect in whcih the intestine are not properly attached to the abdominal wall. The intestine can actually twist on its ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Think garden hose: The intestines are a complex & long tubular structure with some parts firmly attached & some parts that float somewhat freely in the abdomen. If the f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach Twitch: Could be normal, from aging, or due to dehydration.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Don't know: I've never heard of that, but if it's true you definitely need to see your physician or a urologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie Schochet
17 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
NO: Stool may take on a slimy appearance for a few reasons. Most commonly, there may be some underlying colon infection especially if you have been around ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not much.: Stool starts out green in the small bowel, and bacteria turn it brown. Rapid transit of stool through the intestines, or a change in bacterial populat ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Reversible: You probably mean intestinal metaplasia in the stomach. In any case, the term "metaplasia" means reversible change in one tissue type into an other.
A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Air/gas: Most floating stool is filled with air or gas, not oil or fat.

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