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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
My son is 6, for 3 years he has bleeding from the bowel, enlarged lymph nodes in the neck, ldh level 487, low hemoglobin, what could this be?
Bleeding: This history causes me some concern. I hope he is under the care of a physician and if not he needs to see one as soon as possible as this could be serious. See your physician! ...Read more
I keep getting answers to see my doctor, but the problem is that I have been trying to get ahold of them for three weeks and am not getting any reply.
Chronic pain in pelvic area (mostly left side), irregular periods, enlarged left ovary, bowel problems,
See means see.: If you're calling to get his advice by phone, you're wasting your time and his staff's. He cannot diagnose you by phone. If his staff won't give you an appointment to see him, get a new doctor. ...Read more
Chronic pain in pelvic area (mostly left side), irregular periods, enlarged left ovary, bowel problems, quick fullness, bloating, weight gain, pain worsens during and after sex, passing out due to pain (also seizures), nausea, no fever. I would appreciate
See your doctor: See your doctor for an evaluation. There may be a number of things going on such as endometriosis, intermittent ovarian torsion, etc. Also, although you are only 20 years old, any woman with increase satiety, bloating, pelvic pain and excessive weight gain needs to be evaluated for an ovarian malignancy. ...Read more
The right part of my navel has a tumor like structure and as i observed it enlarged gradually. I usually bowel 5 times a day. Is it really a tumor?
Probably not: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or spastic colon is a symptom-based diagnosis characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort and , bloating, It has no known organic cause but may be initiated after a GI iinfectious process or some interaction with the CNS. Abnormalities can exist with the GI flora and in rare instances enlarges mesenteric nodes but not regional cutaneous nodes. ...Read more