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what is a loopy bowel?

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Elongated descending: colon. This article should explain: http://www.healthline.com/health/redundant-colon

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A 40-year-old member asked:

I have a feeling that my bowel is not completely empty. Is this normal?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No: The sense of incomplete evacuation is abnormal. This should be discussed with your doctor for further evaluation and treatment.
CA
A 28-year-old member asked:

Does red wine affect bowel function?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Red wine and bowels: No under ordinary circumstances of moderate intake of wine. Large amounts of wine will often irritate the intestinal system and affect bowel function.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

The recent bowel movemment that have a watery, loose texture/ consistency have been a recent onset.?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Observe: Loose bowel movements may be related to to infection or occasionally chronic colitis. You should see your medical doctor if the symptoms persist.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it normall to have a bowel movment every 2days?

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Dr. Jason Campbell
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Probably: Bowel movement regularity can vary from daily to every two or three days. Most people average at least daily but we are all different. I would encourage healthy diet and exercise with making sure you get appropriate fiber in your diet for colon health. If you experience any slowing down in your bowel movemente then start with gentle osmotic laxatives like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or stool softener colace.
Dr. Folashade Jose
Pediatric Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Including fiber in diet is important but make sure that you drink enough fluid as well. Dietary changes can be tried first.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What are bowel divecticula and what is their cause?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Bowel out pouching: Due to congenital weakness of muscle wall it out pouches called diverticula , ( congenital ) or develops later in life ( acquired ) as in colon diverticulosis, which can perforate, bleed, or get infected.

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