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How do doctors test or treat sore intestines?

How do doctors test or treat sore intestines?

X-rays and scans: Intestinal pain can be difficult to diagnose. X-rays and scans can help determine a cause, along with upper & lower intestinal endoscopy. There are also laboratory tests to determine gastrointestinal function. The course of investigation dpends on the type of symptoms you are having. ...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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Fat-sac hernia in belly button; not intestine. Two days later hurts when moving, tender from doctor prodding? If strangulated, is it a constant pain?

Fat-sac hernia in belly button; not intestine. Two days later hurts when moving, tender from doctor prodding? If strangulated, is it a constant pain?

Depends: Umbilical hernias are very common. Constant pain isn't typical of a reducible hernia, but can iccur when incarcerated, meaning it doesn't easily push back in. An incarcerated hernia can become strangulated if the blood suppy to the herniated tissue is occluded. If just fat still not generally an emergency, but it is if intestine. If intestine typically other symptoms to:fever, nausea, emesis ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats tongue sore?

What kind of doctor treats tongue sore?

Dentist: You can see your dentist for a sore on your tongue. ...Read more

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Feels like I am being strangled.Feeling this way for 2 yearstoday actual voice box feels sore to the touch.Doc says reflux, spasms, no test were done ?

Feels like I am being strangled.Feeling this way for 2 yearstoday actual voice box feels sore to the touch.Doc says reflux, spasms, no test were done ?

Rule out...: Relapsing polychondritis, first and foremost. This always gets missed. Wegener's granulomatosis is another entity that's likely to go undetected that can present this way. There are a host of others. A trip to an otolaryngologist is in order. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am having iciness and soreness on my inner labia? How can I treat it. Doc said it's not a yeast infec. But this is 2nd time it's happend after oral

I am having iciness and soreness on my inner labia? How can I treat it. Doc said it's not a yeast infec. But this is 2nd time it's happend after oral

See below: You could have symptoms of oral herpes (cold sores) since you engage in oral sex. You need to try something for this. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello doctor...I have a severe stomach ache like twisting intestines..What is the cause?

Hello doctor...I have a severe stomach ache like twisting intestines..What is the cause?

Cannot diagnose: If this keeps up you should go and see a doctor and get this worked out. ...Read more

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I had a lump under my armpit looked at by a doctor and the test said that it was a fibrous lump but lately it has been getting sore is that normal?

I had a lump under my armpit looked at by a doctor and the test said that it was a fibrous lump but lately it has been getting sore is that normal?

Fibrous lump: These should not be painful unless they get infected or start increasing in size or start pressing on other tissue in the area.. You should see the same doctor again. ...Read more

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I have been having this nasal sore that scabs over and will not heal for 2 years how do I treat it when I have no medical insurance or money for a doc?

I have been having this nasal sore that scabs over and will not heal for 2 years how do I treat it when I have no medical insurance or money for a doc?

Chesapeake Care: The Chesapeake Care Clinic on Military Highway should be able to see you. You can call them at 757-545-5700 to schedule an appointment. If you need to be seen by a dermatologist they can arrange that. I volunteer there once a month. ...Read more

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Should i go to the doctor for my jaw or will it be fine if i just treat at home? I recently got hit in the jaw twice while playing soccer. Once with a ball there days ago and again with someone's shoulder yesterday. Now it is really sore whenever i open

Should i go to the doctor for my jaw or will it be fine if i just treat at home? I recently got hit in the jaw twice while playing soccer.  Once with a ball there days ago and again with someone's shoulder yesterday.  Now it is really sore whenever i open

If : If your jaw noticably deviates to one side when you try to open you mouth or if you are unable to chew due to weakness (not just pain), i would consult a doctor. Furthermore, if the pain doesn't subside over the next week, you may want to be checked. Of course, it never hurts to call your doctor to ask them if you should come in. If you seek medical consultation, you may also want to consider checking with your dentist or oral surgeon since jaw pain can be due to TMJ disorders, fractured teeth, or other dental conditions. ...Read more

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Missed period, no symptoms. Slightly sore nipples when touched this morning. Neg test two days ago.Should i test again? Or go to doctors?

Missed period, no symptoms. Slightly sore nipples when touched this morning. Neg test two days ago.Should i test again? Or go to doctors?

Home pregnancy tests are very accurate.: They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.  if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

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