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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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Inflammation in a metastic colon cancer patient ?can chemo cause this ?
There are many: Reasons for intestinal inflammation whether or not someone has colon cancer and is utilizing chemotherapy. Without having more information like the symptoms associated or the circumstances around how the inflammation was identified, it's difficult to better guide you. Though this is a question that a patients oncologist should readily be able to help out with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a virtual colonoscopy as good as regular one? I have conditions that make sedation a risk, but want to keep an eye on my celiac, bowel inflammation
Lots of Belching, Flatulence (no bad smell, only tiny bubbles), feeling of jumping bubbles near anus (more after oily meal), bowel inflammation somtym?
Classic gall bladder: symptoms Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and the bile in the gall bladder aids digestion of fats. if it is not working fats go right through you and with fatty meals, belching/gas/discomfort/ oily stool sometimes. Also, one diet drug causes fat to not be absorbed as does some anti-obesity surgery. ...Read more
Weight loss, multiple/waking for bowel movements, inflammation/ulceration near the terminal ileum, pain of abdo and joints, night sweats. Is it ibs?
Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During a recent sigmoidoscopy a small patch of inflammation was found on the left side of lower bowel. What is the most likely outcome?
Hard to say: Given the limitted info you gave, it is hard to tell what exactly it is. Could be from recent mild infection, early colitis, lymphocytic/spastic colitis, or it may not be much at all.... Why was the procedure done? I assume some tissue sample/biopsy was done...If so, waite for the result.. Good luck...Keep us informed.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hav very sore inflamed intestines/bowel. What over counter med is best for pain and inflammation?
Suggestions: I will give you some suggestions of things to try, but it sounds like you need to see a doctor to get a diagnosis and specific treatment as soon as possible. Omeprazole which is over the counter can block stomach acid and may help. Aloe vera supplements or juice can be soothing to the gastrointestinal tract. Probiotics can help restore the normal gut bacteria. Good luck and get to a doctor soon. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
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