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I have BAD ulcerative colitis, it feels as though theres a piranha eating my stomach. I have 100% piece of bowel lining in my poo, i feel like im dyin?

I have BAD ulcerative colitis, it feels as though theres a piranha eating my stomach. I have 100% piece of bowel lining in my poo, i feel like im dyin?

UC flare: You may be describing a flare of your ulcerative colitis. This deserves immediate attention to avoid what can be very significant (and potentially life-threatening) complications. PLEASE, seek emergency care now. ...Read more

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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Are there any medications/ herbs/ supplements one can take to repair gut lining in cases with irritable bowel syndrome?

Are there any medications/ herbs/ supplements one can take to repair gut lining in cases with irritable bowel syndrome?

Many: You are correct that many with ibs have an inflamed gut lining (leaky gut syndrome). Try to find the cause- it could be due to medications, alcohol, yeast, unfriendly bacteria, parasites, food allergies etc. Once these are addressed, there are many supps that can help the gut to heal like glutamine, dgl, marshmallow root & slippery elm. See http://www.Stopleakygut.Com/healing & my comment for more. ...Read more

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What is produced by the glands lining the walls of the intestine?

What is produced by the glands lining the walls of the intestine?

Intestinal juice?: ...is a fluid that is secreted in small quantities in the small intestine. It is highly variable in constitution, but generally contains enzymes (e.g. erepsin, lipase, lactase, enterokinase, and amylase) and mucus. Another term is succus entericus. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

What are the common symptoms of inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

Many kinds: Information on the cause, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of (ibd) inflammatory bowel disease. Ibd is a general term that covers two distinct disorders: ulcerative colitis (uc) and crohn's disease (cd). The symptoms of crohn are •frequent diarrheafever •fatigue •anemiareduced appetite •weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

What is the definition or description of: inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

Colitis: Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is an antibiotic commonly used. ...Read more

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My partner has had abdomen pains for quite some time which comes in waves, describes the pain as if his stomach lining feels raw? What could this be?

My partner has had abdomen pains for quite some time which comes in waves, describes the pain as if his stomach lining feels raw? What could this be?

Too mnay things: to speculate about here! Your Partner needs a complete medical examination with possibly will involve a GI (Gastrointestinal) work up. Gastritis, Gastric Ulcer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease are a few of the possibilities Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My endometrial lining is 20mm thick. I am post menopausal and have been feeling a dull ache or pressure in my lower abdomen. Should i be worried?

My endometrial lining is 20mm thick. I am post menopausal and have been feeling a dull ache or pressure in my lower abdomen. Should i be worried?

Yes: If you know that your linig is 20 mm then you are already in good hands: talk to your doctor about next steps. Simple expectant management is not an option. ...Read more

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Bowel problems, what to do?

Bowel problems, what to do?

?IBS: Most liely IBS if no weight loss or blood in stool. Please check out "The Gut Solution" website and book for answers. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

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