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Anatomy Of Colon
About 250-350 gm: At autopsy, especially in people who have been very sick and not eaten, it's not uncommon to feel an empty colon. We usually do not weigh it, but this is my recollection, allowing for the usual amount of fat in the appendices epiploica but removing the mesentary at its junction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It doesn't. : The idea of colon cleansing is based on a misunderstanding of anatomy & physiology. Your colon is actually outside of you. You actually surround a space through which foods pass & excrement is produced. The body takes care of its own cleansing if you have a proper diet & fluid intake. Colonic treatment is outlawed in certain states because in the wrong hands has led to bowel perforation & death. ...Read more
Had a colonoscopy done the other day and Dr said my colon was twisted and I have a bunch of scar tissue. Was told take miralax and bentyl. Normal?
Weird but I have a robe that is falling apart fibers/hairs when I washed it mixed with outer clothes and underwere fear is it getting in my colon ?
Diagnosed with a "tortuous colon" via oral barium CT scan & colonoscopy; have very distended abbdomen, pain, etc. What to do?
High fiber diet: The elongated colon may need help from a high fiber diet. Avoiding foods and medications that cause constipation is also important. Ask your doctor if there are other issues that may need to be addressed, as the tortuous colon may not be the explanation for your current complaints. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a brain tumor on nerves 5, 6, 7..I've been having a lot of stomach and colon problems i've had all kinds of tests . Could it be the 10 nerve?
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