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Can you please advise the treatments available for a collapsed bowel? This is due to an un-treated prolapse!

Can you please advise the treatments available for a collapsed bowel? This is due to an un-treated prolapse!

Usually surgical: Depending on the amount of prolapse, at your age surgical treatments are very effective and will help with your symptoms. These are usually done vaginally. See your doctor for all the options available to you. ...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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I collapsed but recovered within 3 minutes and felt nauseous, bowel movements and felt like blood was draining out of my head. Why?

Dangerous...: This could definitely be very dangerous especially in your age group. My advise is to get seen as soon as possible since this could be a heart problem, stroke, dangerous infections. Please get seen by a doctor in order to have a formal evaluation and figure out what happened. ...Read more

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Have very sore anus , had diahrea , now just gas & extreme lower tummy pain after meals, feels like my bowel is trying to collapse outwards?

Have very sore  anus , had diahrea , now just  gas & extreme lower tummy pain after meals, feels like  my bowel is trying to collapse  outwards?

See a doctor: Although i think that your sore anus is the result of your diarhea, you seem to be still suffering from a gastrointestinal condition. Causes are many and would be best handled by your doctor who could rule out any of the significant ones which can result in serious illness. Possible causes include infectious gastroenteritis (food poisoning), diverticulitis, colitis , irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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What is ilius bowel?

What is ilius bowel?

Paralyzed intestine: Normally the bowel is usually moving, milking contents forward, in waves of contractions (peristalsis). When it stops, it's called ileus. It is seen with narcotic pain meds, some other medications, electrolyte imbalances, post-operatively, and in some patients with slow motility. Being very sick or bed bound can also contribute. If the underlying cause is fixed, it usually resolves with time. ...Read more

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What is a loopy bowel?

What is a loopy bowel?

Elongated descending: colon. This article should explain: http://www.healthline.com/health/redundant-colon

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What is bowel ischamia?

What is bowel ischamia?

Quite a problem!: lack of blood to the bowel. The symptoms are aches and pains and generally missed until the bowel dies off in which case there is a catastrophe! can be diagnosed with any dye study of the bowel ...Read more

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Collapse (Definition)

Collapse refers to falling from the upright position to the ground. Circulatory collapse means the blood circulation is failing due to problems such as poor pumping from the heart, low blood volume ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

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