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Diagnosed w Crohn's of the small intestine july -6 mp x 2weeks- reaction -severe dehydration diaherra vomiting- IV fluids helped- now what ?

Diagnosed w Crohn's  of the small intestine  july -6 mp x 2weeks- reaction -severe dehydration diaherra vomiting- IV fluids helped- now what 

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See your doctor. : You will need a gastroenterologist on the case, and close follow-up will be necessary. Hopefully, this will stabilize with medication and dietary restrictions. Best wishes. ...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'm 20 weeks 3 days. I had my anatomy scan done and got the results that there was 2 soft spots on the on kidneys and bowels. Should I be worried?

I'm 20 weeks 3 days. I had my anatomy scan done and got the results that there was 2 soft spots on the on kidneys and bowels. Should I be worried?

Not yet!: Hi Kayla. I recommend you see a maternal-fetal medicine doctor to perform a level II ultrasound. This doctor will also offer genetic testing. Once these results are back, you will be either no longer worried or very prepared. This is the great benefit of seeking prenatal care and you are taking great care of your baby. ...Read more

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Dehydration, lower abdominal cramping, irregular bowel movements, sore breasts, too early for period, could i be pregnant?

Dehydration, lower abdominal cramping, irregular bowel movements, sore breasts, too early for period, could i be pregnant?

Possibly: A pregnancy test can most likely answer for you. They can be obtained at a drugstore or market. They are not 100%, so if your symptoms stay, you may want recheck in another week. ...Read more

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What is probably the fatal cause in g6pd abnormal children? Could dehydration be the cause?

What is probably the fatal cause in g6pd abnormal children? Could dehydration be the cause?

Fatality rare in G6P: Fatality is rare in g6pd and may occur following a severe haemolytic event. Persons with g6pd deficiency must strictly avoid things that can trigger an episode which might include dehydration. Spontaneous recovery fem a haemolytic episode is the usual outcome. ...Read more

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I have irregular bowel, i only have my bowel after 2-3 days?

High fiber diet: You should supplement your diet with fiber. An easy way to do that is to eat a high fiber breakfast cereal. Read the packages. Most cereals have 1 or 2 g of fiber per serving but allbran and fiberone have 12-14 g. Mix these in with your favorite cereal and eat some everyday. ...Read more

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I have irregular bowel habits for a long time.Is there a method of "regular-izing" my bowel habits? Like sitting on toilet at same time everyday?

May or may not help: Although having a regular routine may help, it seldom "normalizes" one's bowel habits. You may 1st want to try an otc probiotic like align and if this doesn't help, see your doctor for more advise. ...Read more

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Do other people get small bowel obstruction, or is it unusual?

Common: The diagnosis of small bowel obstruction is fairly prevalent and many resolve without surgery. It could be something as simple as a few cramps yet it also could be as serious as intestine so badly twisted that it dies. The most common cause of intestinal obstruction is scarring (adhesions) from previous abdominal surgery. The second most common cause is a hernia. Cancer lists as number three. ...Read more

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Irregular bowel habits, where can I find a gastroenterologist?

Resources: Your physician can assist you with a referral to a gastroenterologist. You can also check your yellow pages or google gastroenterology with your lcoation for a listing. ...Read more

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Dehydration (Definition)

In physiology and medicine, dehydration (hypohydration) is the excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

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