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UR ABD PAIN NOW IN CHEST & BACK TOO, NORMAL US EXCEPT ENLARGED LIVER, BLOODY BOWEL?

UR ABD PAIN NOW IN CHEST & BACK TOO, NORMAL US EXCEPT ENLARGED LIVER, BLOODY BOWEL?

Serious symtoms: Any abdominal pain which penetrates to the back is suggestive of a serious condition. Add to that bloody diarrrhea and an enlarged liver, I would suggest immediate ER or hospital evaluation-NOW! ...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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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?

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

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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

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

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Does Irritable bowel have a connection with enlarged lymph nodes?

Does Irritable bowel have a connection with  enlarged lymph nodes?

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

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I have an enlarged prostate. I am having intense bearing down pressure to urinate at the same time intense pressure to have a bowel movement. Painful?

I have an enlarged prostate. I am having intense bearing down pressure to urinate at the same time intense pressure to have a bowel movement.  Painful?

Discuss with your: Doctor. S/he may need to do an exam, blood tests and imaging to find the cause of the enlargement and then properly plan a treatment course. ...Read more

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Hi , I have a swelling enlarged near my anus during bowel movement..No itchy, bleeding or pain..Is that hemorrhoids, will it go away on its own?

Hi , I have a swelling enlarged near my anus during bowel movement..No itchy, bleeding or pain..Is that hemorrhoids, will it go away on its own?

Could be: It is not uncommon to have hemorrhoids that bulge when you push for a bowel movement. Does it go away when you are done? Read the excellent answers on hemorrhoids to see how to prevent their worsening or lessen the symptoms. If not sure, see an md. ...Read more

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Bowel (Definition)

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