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Can Bowel Cleanse Allow Bad Bacteria To Grow
Anything over-the-counter to add to a water pik after scaling and having deep pockets that can help kill whatever's bad in there?
Detergents & H2O2: Since all cells use fat molecules to seperate inside water from outside water, soaps & detergents, which serve to emulsify & wash away fat molecules, tend to destroy all cells, with adequate time and agitation. Additionally, hydrogen peroxide, degrading to water, h20, & releasing o2 is a powerful oxidizing agent which degrades cells, especially bacterial cells which do not function well in air. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can constipation cause feces to accumulate in your body over time? Leading to years-old feces in the body? Or will all extra feces clear when you go?
Feces usually pass: Constipation can lead to an impaction of stool in the rectum. When there is a large collection of hard impacted stool, liquid stool may go around the large mass. It can be diagnosed by a rectal exam and by xray. It occurs frequently in people who withhold their stools, and have large dilated rectums as a result of the impaction. ...Read more
If gut flora is killed by antibiotics, do you have to take probiotics forever or just until balance is back? Can gut flora thrive again on their own?
Post-antibx flora: Many antibiotics are non-specific as to what bacteria they kill. When your normal gut flora is depleted by antibiotics you may be at risk for opportunistic pathogens. A very common one is clostridium difficile (C.Diff). Probiotics will replete your flora with desirable organisms, but long term use is not required--once probiotics are discontinued, the flora which are unique to you will repopulate. ...Read more
Yes and No: It can help release toxins, but please realize that your body naturally wants to get toxins out. When you have enough fiber in your diet, the toxins will bind and be eliminated. Make sure your liver has what it needs to detox appropriately. I do not believe colon cleanses are necessary. You can get bloating, cramping.. Don't force a detox. Support the body and it will detox on its own! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can a not so cleansed colon cause your belly to stick out? And what would be home ways to cleanse your colon?
Not typically: The colon is about 3-5 foot long & not usual cause of distended abdomen except when markedly distended from air, fluid and feces if obstructed (bowel obstruction) or paralyzed (after surgery or from medications). The small bowel is longer at 18-24 feet & if obstructed can cause distention but quite painful with nausea & surgical emergency. Boating from small bowel is more modestoverweight likely. ...Read more
Yes: Damage to the sphincter muscle or infection can render you incontinent of stool and the solutions to fix are not very good at all. ...Read more
Can you tell me if your stomach contains acid to kill bacteria why can some pesticides still survive in the intestines?
Whoa: Please forgive me. You're reading internet trash. First of all, pesticides are chemicals and your stomach doesn't kill them. Second, if somebody's claiming that your symptoms are caused by bacteria growing in your small intestine, you need to know that this is one of many non-evidence-based schools of thought and you should look elsewhere for answers about your health. ...Read more
Can you use betadine scrub to clean after urinating or having a bowel movement to prevent bacteria that causes utis?
Never: Colon cleansing is a scam. It proposes to remove "toxic bowel settlement." There is no such thing. Worse, if you buy into this stuff, you'll worry constantly and never feel well again. Be discerning. If you're interested in natural healing, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community. And be very careful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After use: Generally can rinse off a water drinking bottle with soap and water after each use. H Pylori is not till to be transmitted by drinking from a dirty water bottles ...Read more
Medical treatment: Depending on the cause of the stomach ulcers and their location in the stomach, most often they can heal with the help of medications to eradicate the cause, whether it be due to bacteria (h. Pylori) or too much acid secretion. Symptoms usually go away with treatment over weeks. If symptoms persist, let you doctor know. Bleeding from the ulcer can cause blood to be detected in your stools. ...Read more
FIber and Water: The best way to do so is to increase your fiber and water intake. As a normal adult, a person needs between 25-35 gr of fiber a day with plenty water. THat should be enough to clean your colon naturally and have regular and soft bowel movements. I hope this help. Be well ...Read more
How probiotic's liquids or pills version survive in stomac acid? since they will pass intestine? an they are live bacteria ?
Just like the rest: You are constantly seeding your gut with germs every time you touch your lips or chew your nails. Some get through the stomach acid while some don't. A newborn baby has enough germs in their gut by 8 days to convert vitamin k to help clot the blood.The pro-biotic liquids or pills do the same thing, just with "good"germs that help the gut.Some get through some don't.Yes they are live. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What cleaning products can be used to clean and disinfect surfaces to control the spread of clostridium difficile?
What would cause colon to not complete bowel movement - retain some and cause bad odor despite clean tpaper? Fix?
Doctor to evaluate: There are several reasons why poop would end up stuck in the rectum, so a primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist should evaluate. Causes include constipation (slow transit of stool through the intestine), medications that slow the bowel, nerve disorders that slow the bowel, tumors blocking flow of the stool, etc... A patient can use laxatives to keep the rectum clear, awaiting his appointment. ...Read more
Once u have a deep cleaning to remove gingivitis and remove plaque and reduce inflammation. How long does it take to heal & eat normal again?
Gingivits or perio?: A treatment of gingivitis is a good regular cleaning and good home care. A treatment of periodontitis (progression of bone loss or attachment) required a deep cleaning, occlusal adjustment, follow up and/or surgery to control the disease. Gingivitis takes anywhere from 1 day to a week to heal. Periodontitis must be evaluate and compare radiographically in 4-6 months to determine the outcome. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not at all: A 'prep' for a colonoscopy is designed to wash out the big visible chunks of stool that could interfere with visualizing the colon. Don't worry - the bacteria know how to survive and they will 'stick' to the lining of your colon. (I know it sounds gross but they are there to help you!) This is a routine procedure and I feel confident your colon health will be fine afterwards. I do recommend kefir ...Read more
Yes: Our gut has approximately 100 trillion bacteria living in it. Technically anything you consume is feeding the population. It is part of a healthy and normal GI system. It is referred to as the Human Microbiom. 80% of stool is pure bacteria. If yo\u were to sep;rate out and weight the bacteria..it would be several pounds alone! ...Read more
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