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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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What's loopy intestine?

What's loopy intestine?

Loopy bowels?: Loopy bowels or loopy intestines may be referring to the large intestine's appearance on a barium enema or during a colonoscopy. Some people say loopy if they see a longer intestine (colon) with more wiggly turns that the average colon has. If a person is told he has a loopy intestine, he should ask his doctor if the loopiness could be causing any symptoms, or it's just the way his colon looks. ...Read more

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How strong are the intestines?

How strong are the intestines?

Strong!: Think of all the crud we put into our bodies each day — brownies, cookies, 'sweet chili heat doritos'! We put our intestines through a lot, but most of the time they do their job of sucking out whatever nutrients and water they can. Some things intestines can't handle: magnets, sharp pointy things, poison. If you have downed any of these, swallow your pride and see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Where are your intestines exactly?

A long tube: The mouth connects to the anus by a long muscular tube. As the tube moves from one end to the other it takes on different characteristics to perform certain duties. The esophagus conveys food to the stomach. The stomach starts digestion, the intestine is about 20 feet long and absorbs our nutrients. The colon is about 8 feet longs and recycles water and processes wastes. ...Read more

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How can you fix "dampness in your intestines"?

How can you fix "dampness in your intestines"?

TCM: Ah- traditional chinese medicine (tcm). Acupucture is one way. Diet is another. Please read this wonderful article: http://diamondhead. Net/dampness. Htm. ...Read more

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Endometerosis in the intestines?

Endometerosis in the intestines?

Rare complication...: Endometriosis is the abnormal spread of uterine cells to far distant sites in the abdomen and pelvis. They can attach to the surface of the intestine and in rare circumstances grow and invade through the wall of the intestine and produce severe pain and bloody stools. Diagnosis often requires a detailed colonoscopy exam with biopsy. ...Read more

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What causes an inflammed intestine?

Variety of Causes: A variety of causes, but all in reaction to something. Something stimulates an immune response that causes inflammation. Most commonly this is due to allergies from foods consumed, but inflammation might also come from infection, surgery, vascular problems, cancer, etc... ...Read more

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How do you fix a kink in your intestine?

Caution...: Not sure what you are referring to as a "kink" but when doctors use this term they are usually describing a redundant colon or large intestine. This means there are more folds or twists in the colon than normal. Another type of "kink" might mean there are adhesions in the abdomen causing fixation of the intestine. This frequently comes to light after a difficult colonoscopy exam. ...Read more

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What is an inflammation in the intestines?

What is an inflammation in the intestines?

Several causes: Inflammation of the intestines is seen in a variety of settings including infection, drug toxicity, vascular insufficiency and autoimmune conditions. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the cure for an ulcerated intestine?

What is the cure for an ulcerated intestine?

See details: If you mean ulcerative colitis treatments including, steroid enema, meds such as Asacol (mesalamine) or others and for more severe cases, tnf agents such as remicade. ...Read more

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How common are cyst in the small intestines?

How common are cyst in the small intestines?

Uncommon : Duplication cysts occur in small intestine more commonly in jejunum and ileum (45% of intestinal duplications) and are in tubular and cystic forms. These cysts are uncommon. Symptoms include abdominal distention, vomiting, bleeding, & a palpable abdominal mass. Complications include perforation, intussusception, & bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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How can I stop the bubbling in my intestines?

How can I stop the bubbling in my intestines?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May help, as may bifidobacter-enriched probiotics, to name only a few options. See my many other HeathTap answers regarding "gas" please. ...Read more

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I had a worm In my intestine what I do now ?

I had a worm In my intestine what I do now
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Worm infestation: Worm infestations can be treated with medication. Failing to treat may cause other consequences. Consult your doctor. Follow hygienic precaution and food sanitation from your end. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain in intestines, what to do?

I have extreme pain in intestines, what to do?

See your doctor: Without a full examination and history, hard to say much more. ...Read more

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Can your right intestine hurt? Or get swollen?

Can your right intestine hurt? Or get swollen?

It can, but...: It can, but there are a lot of organs on that side of the abdomen, including the liver, gallbladder, and a kidney. If you're having persistent pain/swelling there, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can u tell me symptoms of blockage in intestine?

Can u tell me symptoms of blockage in intestine?

Pain: If you have a complete intestinal blockage you will experience pain, bloating, lack of passing gas, nausea and vomiting. Fever can also occur. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of endometrios in the in intestines?

What are symptoms of endometrios in the in intestines?

Pain : Endometriosis can affect the colon, rectum, appendix and small intestine. Common symptoms are gas, bloating, pain and other digestive issues. Often the symptoms occur cyclically as in synch with menstrual periods. ...Read more

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Dead protective liner of the intestines, what is this?

Can you clarify?: Don't accept this as a diagnosis. Probably there is necrosis of some layer of the bowel. For the sake of your long-term continuity of care, get the real diagnosis rather than something dumbed down. "Necrotizing enteritis" perhaps, or "transmural infarct". ...Read more

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Is it possible to rupture intestine by hitting to hard?

Is it possible to rupture intestine by hitting to hard?

Possible : But pretty resilient and can withstand great forces. Contusion of one the organs is more likely. ...Read more

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There is a lot of mucus in my intestines how do I renove?

It removes by itself: How do you know you have lot of mucous in your intestines. Well even if you have it you need not do anything as it will get removed naturally through the GI tract. ...Read more

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Pylop of 3.8 is found inthe. Intestine. How harmful is it.

Polyp: If a polyp at that size, you have a higher chance of colon cancer within that polyp. However, if the polyp is completely removed, then you don't need to worry about it. Your next colonoscopy might need to be sooner. You should discuss your concerns and questions with your GI physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your intestines are twisted/volvulus?

What does it mean when your intestines are twisted/volvulus?

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 free floating parts become twisted on them self, it not only stops flow as it would in your hose, it can begin to cut off the blood supply. If left untreated, the gut can die & start leaking contents & germs into the abdomen. This can be fatal. ...Read more

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What part of the intestine is inflamed with Crohn's disease?

What part of the intestine is inflamed with Crohn's disease?

Variable: Crohn's can affect the entire GI tract. The most common area is the distal end of the intestine called the ileum or the first part of the colon or large intestine. ...Read more

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What to take to ease the pain of inflamation of your intestines?

What have you tried?: How do you know there is inflammation? Did your gastroenterologist tell you it was inflamed? Usually if it is inflamed they give you a prescription for medication. There really is nothing over the counter that works in the intestines. The medications over the counter work in the stomach but not further down. Talk to your gastroenterologist. I'm sure they wuill have help. Sorry you have this pain. ...Read more

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I have swollen small intestines what can I do for the discomfort?

I have swollen small intestines what can I do for the discomfort?

Abdominal discomfort: Abdominal discomfort can occur for many reasons, not just for problems with the small intestine. If this is an ongoing problem or if it is acutely severe, then you should be seen by your doctor or an emergency room to sort it out. If it lasts longer than a day or two, or if it is getting worse, please seek care promptly. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to deal with trapped air in the intestine after a colonoscopy?

How to deal with trapped air in the intestine after a colonoscopy?

It should be gone no: If you still have any problems, then let us know the present situation. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more