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Diagram Of The Stomach And Intestines
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
Is it suppose to feel somewhat painful (even in a healthy person) if you press on your intestines and stomach?
Abdominal Pain: If you press hard enough, anyone could feel pain. You don't say what other symptoms you are having. There are so many potential causes of abdominal pain, some serious and some not. If they are significant or lasting symptoms, then you should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had diarreah for 3 days. My bowels went from brownish-green, to an orangish-red color. I had severe pains in my intestines/abdomen also.
I've had this movement in my abdomen every now and then. In ways it's disturbing because it feels like my intestines are rolling about inside of me.
R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more
Whats the easiest way to figure out where the stomach is located inside a female body? Having pains.. Not sure if its my intestines or stomach.. Help
Male/Female same loc: Stomach is located in same location in men and women.It is located in the middle just below the rib cage if you are having pains you should get it checked by your doctor, and if the pain is too severe go to the er. ...Read more
I have a funny feeling in my stomach when I move from laying on one side for a long time. It feels like my intestines are staying bunched on the side ?
Unusual: What you describe sounds a bit unusual. The nerves in your abdominal cavity are arranged in a way that our brain can't pinpoint most sensations, in contrast to how detailed the sensation of our fingers & hands. As long as you are not having changes in your bowel habits, persistent nausea, vomiting, weight loss, or yellowing of the skin, the sensation you describe is probably ok. ...Read more
My intestines hurt right under my abdomen I always have to use the urge to go to the bathroom but when I do nothing happens what could this be?
YES: They rumble once in a while, but it should be painless. ...Read more
Varies with the type: Of food. After consuming a typical solid meal, there is a lag time of 20 to 30 minutes in which there is minimal gastric emptying. This is followed by a phase in which the rate of emptying is roughly linear. In contrast, liquids are generally transported out of the stomach at an exponential rate. See this site:http://www.Vivo.Colostate.Edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/stomach/emptying.Html. ...Read more
Rectus abdominis: Most likely you have weak lower abdominal muscles and that's why your abdomen bulges. It probably is not related to your small intestines. Dietary modification and a general exercise routine would help. Leg raises, and cardiovascular exercise such as running can focus on this area of the lower abdomen. ...Read more
After unprotective sex I'm having lower intestine gurgles in my stomach ,what does that mean ?im freaked out
Unrelated to sex: Sex can have no effect on intestinal sounds. They are unrelated to the sexual event, protected or unprotected (unless maybe the result of anxiety over a sexual decision you seem to regret). If this is a new partnership, and without condom protection, you probably need STD testing, but that has nothing to do with your intestinal gurgling. ...Read more
Can ittitable bowel cause pain in abdomen and small intestines around belly button to the left & right of it?
Yes: It can cause any of that pain, but you should have it checked out by a gastroenterologist to rule out other causes of the disease. But all of those pains can be from ibs - good luck. ...Read more
Help my stomach or intestine i don't realy know but somethings keeps growling could it be from stress ? Help !
Hello. What investigative procedure is used to look at the stomach or intestines? My food takes long to digest. Thanks
GI studies: Test should be guided by your history and physical exam. Please tell your Dr. and let team decide what to do. Depending on what is going on will dictate which tests should be done if any. ...Read more
I'm having pain in my lower abdomen and it feels like my intestines are being stabbed and burned & squeezed on my right and left sides.
How bad is it?: If severe, go to er asap. Is the pain on the surface or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did u injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? If not severe, make an appt with your md. ...Read more
I have momentary feeling of very cold liquid moving in my intestines, also pinching pains in the abdomen but at different times and different places?
Abdominal pains: Non specific. Is there any associated diarrhea or constipation? Gas? May be gas, constipation, ( drink 2.5-3.5 liters a day water/gatorade so as not to dilute sodium). Keep a food diarrhea t see what food irritate your abdomen and after which food you get discomfort , if any. You could try a trial of maalox with simethicone which absorbs gas and see if that helps F/u with doctor /urgent care ...Read more
Feeling weird movemnts in abdomen 15dys post c sec lik kicks intestines movin,happens usually after getting up from sleep or staying in bed for longm?
Not weird: Hello, All that you are feeling is normal. You have recently had the wonderful and reassuring reminder of your pregnancy for the last 20 wks or so. All of a sudden those little and big kicks are not there. We miss them but the space that the uterus occupied is now occupied by the intestines. They are stimulated to move with activity or with a full bladder etc. This will go away little by little ...Read more