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what will cause food to not pass through the intestines

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Part: it's going to be part of the answer although the main problems are that the ball quits moving and get some what's inflamed and then simply the fluid c ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unable to take in: If there is complete bowel obstruction you will be unable to take in food and fluids as these usually cause vomiting.

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Dr. Arie Pelta
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sew: Oversew the hole that os damaged do not affect the lumen.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably Not, & Yes: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote refl ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
BLOCK/INTESTINES/ACI: There is no connection with eating too much food and block in intestines and acid reflux if your question is if eating too much food causes acid ref ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Unclear question!: You say "Reason I know." What is that reason? Generally, transit time through the gut is dependent on what you eat. The American diet, being high in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Food avoidance: Primarily a bland diet avoiding greasy or fried foods. Milk and milk products should also be avoided.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Breakdown: amylase breaks down complicated starches into simple sugars such as glucose so it may be absorbed from the intestines into the blood.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I'm confident here. Lyme disease is both a real entity and a "pop" / "fad" diagnosis. There are normally a lot of lymphocytes in the small intestinal ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Growling noise: Yes excess acid can cause growling stomach and intestinal noises.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, no: It is possible to have an anatomic variant or a tumor in the large intestine which could slow transit or cause constipation. It is important to have a ... Read More
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