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Can You Feel Your Intestine Moving
Gas distension (ugh): The gas moving through your colon causes bloating/distension of different segments in waves, so it can feel like a moving roller coaster in your stomach at times. A large enough stool can also cause the same sensation with more discomfort. Excess gas might be a sign of stomach irritation that needs to be addressed through diet, lifestyle changes, medications, and/or stress management. Good luck. ...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
YES.: Gas in the bowel can stretch or distend the bowel, activating nerve cells that cause discomfort. Pressing on the bowel when it's distended already, further activates these nerves, causing more discomfort. Usually the soreness is, more or less, all over the bowel rather than in one specific location. ...Read more
Probably not...: Your colon is essentially a thin walled hollow muscular tube. When the colon is full of stool and if you are thin, you might be able to feel it with gentle deep palpation in the left lower quadrant. Generally its even difficult for doctors to palpate the colon on exam. Good luck! ...Read more
Can you feel and see your intestine move when you have thin abdominal wall muscles surgeon said no hernia?
Yes: Actually it is common for people with, we call it scaphoid abdomen, to see the peristaltic movement of the intestines against the abdominal wall. ...Read more
Can you feel a stomach hernia when you move your body a certain way? When you you stretch/twist your torso a certain way? Thank you
Where in your stomach at 15 weeks would you feel a baby fluttering in your stomach and would you feel your own heartbeat or anything else low?
15 wks is early....: Most women feel their babies sometime between 18 and 20 weeks. You're more likely to feel that baby flutter when you are quietly resting, like right before you sleep. Sometimes, you can even see the baby push out your lower abdomen - you will certainly see this later! please don't worry if you are not feeling movement yet. Even at 20 weeks, you may not notice every day. Lgromkomd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The bowel gets controlling signals from the lower brain that computes how you adapt to your environment. Nine signals go to the brain for every signal that it receives from the brain. That is why the bowel is so responsive to our emotions. Commonest cause? Poor diet, especially all the sugar, pop, ice cream, even diet and energy drinks. ...Read more
Can be.: Many people are able to feel a pulse in their abdomen, particularly if they happen to be thin. It is definitely not abnormal. ...Read more
22 weeks: Usually 24 to 26 weekGet a more detailed answer ›
What causes heated sensation going through your intestines when you have a bowel movement. And why does it make it hard to breath.
Inflamed?: A hot sensation is the guts usually means inflammation but the cause is another matter. I have however not heard people described an inflamed gut this way. If this is a prolonged problem, consult a GI doctor to find out what kind of inflammation you are having. As for the breathing issue, some inflammatory bowel diseases are linked to lung disease as well. ...Read more
What causes it to feel like a pressure in your stomach when you push on it. And you don't need to pass a bowel movement.
If you press on your abdomen really deep can you feel organs move or just simply feel them there ?
They do move.: If you lay still you can see and feel your heart beating on your chest. If you take a deep breath you can feel your liver move down from under your right lower ribs. borborygmus is technically the sound (rumbling) that air and liquid make when moving through the intestines but it frequently can be felt and sometimes seen. Your abdominal aorta can often be felt pulsating in your mid abdomen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on size: I had to look this one up! It appears that intestinal perforation happens in LESS than 1% of ingestions. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9460513 It can happen but it is extremely rare! ...Read more
Hopefully not: Most individuals cannot feel their liver. It can be difficult for physicians to feel the liver unless it is enlarged. Normally on exam we may feel the distal edge, however, it is sometimes easier to percuss the size. In thin patients it can be easier. If someone has liver disease the liver edge can be found as low as the iliac crest or hip. Hope this helps, good luck. ...Read more
No: There are no interconnecting muscles and nothing from straining could hurt your genitals. ...Read more
How does it make you feel when your large intestines is not working right? What are the symptoms of your large intestines messing up on you?
Symptoms: Bowel issues/symptoms can range from bloating, diarrhea, constipation, gassiness, generalized aches and pains to severe irritability, fever, and intense pain. Any of the latter, you need to see a dr. If the former sound more like it, you may have "irritable bowel syndrome." if concerned, see a GI dr. For an evaluation and the proper diagnosis so you can get well. Best wishes. ...Read more
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