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Likely not: The colon and the rectum are parts of the same thing: the large intestine. The colon is the part of the large intestine that is inside your body, the rectum is the part of the large intestine that is near the anus. So unless the colon "telescopes" into the rectum then no the colon full of stool cannot get stuck in the rectum. ...Read more
I've been constipated for over a week.. Have bm with aid of elax and fiber drink. Culd I have blocked colon even with bm?
I have a mostly blocked colon from a 10.2cm anteverted uterus and fibroid, yet no one wants to do a hysterectomy. I am 52 years old & small bodytype.
A friend of mine's mother in law has surgery 3 days ago, she has not awakened from surgery yet? When do we start to worry? Person had to have emergency surgery because masses were found in the stomach, the colon was blocked. The patient had surgery 3 da
3 years colon still always blocked by thick, stringy mucus from anus. Nonstop gas. Bloated, miserable, bedridden. Gi says ibs. Poss intestine candida?
Intestinal Candida: Is a very rare infection. Can occur in immunosuppress patients. If your GI said you have ibs he is most probably right. Do you have a colonoscopy done? Results? Eliminating high-gas food like carbonated beverages, salads, raw foods and vegetables, specially cabbage, broccoli, cauliflowers. Also anticholinergic medicines. New drug are approved for the treatment of ibs. Talk to your gi. ...Read more
You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
Crazy: Dr nguyen and heller are quite correct. The state of texas prosecuted practitioners of colonic cleansing because the procedure was ineffective and dangerous. This is outlawed in texas now. Patients were killed by perforation of the colon by inexperienced practitioners. This is a practice without scientific basis, in a word - quackery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO, don't do it!!!: This has been addressed many times on healthtap, and the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! it doesn't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox cleanse") you choose is "organic" or not--there is no enduring value to "cleansing" your gut without a doctor's advice. What toxins? Rather, there is considerable risk to your health. Pull the prior healthtap answers on this subject, and please don't! ...Read more