Top
20
Doctor insights on: Diagram Of The Stomach And Intestines

Share
1

1
Does the stomach distend with inflamed intestines?

Does the stomach distend with inflamed intestines?

Yes: The abdomen commonly distends with intestinal inflammation. But not all distinction represents underlying inflammation. ...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


2

2
How long does food sit in the stomach before its moved along into the intestines?

How long does food sit in the stomach before its moved along into the intestines?

2 - 3 hours : 2 - 3 hours on average. It would be faster in conditions that make your gut hyperactive like in taking Erythromycin or similar prokenetic antibiotics and longer in conditions that slow your gut down (taking opiate pain killers). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Is it suppose to feel somewhat painful (even in a healthy person) if you press on your intestines and stomach?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
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 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.

Fast transit time: of the digested material from the large bowel can make these color changes. Infectious diarrhea, IBD or IBS can be the cause of the problem and needs to be treated accordingly. ...Read more

5

5
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.

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

6

6
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

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

7

7
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 ?

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

9

9
Would a laparoscope see my stomach and intestine also ?

Laparoscopy: If done as abdominal, is directed to what organ is worked on or being surgically treated. It can show the serosal lining side of the intestines and stomach but not inside the tube, you would need endoscopy to do that.. ...Read more

11

11
Pain in stomach/intestines after fetuccini alfredo. When to worry?

Fettuccini: You probably over ate. If this is not the case - fettuccini alfredo is full of butter and cream. You may have an issue with full milk, cream. Also the pasts has gluten and you may be sensitive to gluten. ...Read more

12

12
How long does it take for a meal to pass from the stomach to enter the small intestines?

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

13

13
My small intestines make my lower stomach area like bulge out. It's weird to me. Is that normal?

My small intestines make my lower stomach area like bulge out. It's weird to me. Is that normal?

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

14

14
After unprotective sex I'm having lower intestine gurgles in my stomach ,what does that mean ?im freaked out

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

15

15
Can ittitable bowel cause pain in abdomen and small intestines around belly button to the left & right of it?

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

16

16
Help my stomach or intestine i don't realy know but somethings keeps growling could it be from stress ? Help !

Help my stomach or intestine i don't realy know but somethings keeps growling could it be from stress ? Help !

Growling stomach: Stress could certainly play a part in stomach and intestinal issues. So can diet and other issues. I really need more information to help. I would consult with your family doctor or pediatrician. ...Read more

17

17
Hello. What investigative procedure is used to look at the stomach or intestines? My food takes long to digest. Thanks

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

18

18
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

19

19
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?

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

20

20
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?

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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

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