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Doctor insights on: How The Stomach Works In The Digestive System

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Please tell me all about the stomach in the digestive system?

Please tell me all about the stomach in the digestive system?

Starts digestion : In short the stomach act to store food, while digestion begins with a combination of acid, digestive enzymes and mechanical grinding. ...Read more

Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


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Is eating or. drinking very cold stuff bad for stomach and digestive system?

Is eating or. drinking very  cold stuff bad for stomach and digestive system?

Nope: just an "old wives tale (something incorrect but "passed along from generation to generation!) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can eating very spicy food actually cause damage to stomach/ digestive system?

Can eating very spicy food actually cause damage to stomach/ digestive system?

Possible : It is possible that extremely spicy foods consumed on regular basis can cause a damage to the stomach lining, that also can cause ulcers.. ...Read more

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In the digestive system, is it possible for a person to digest food without a stomach?

In the digestive system, is it possible for a person to digest food without a stomach?

Yes: The small and lower intestines are responsible for the absorption of many of the nutrient's in food. The stomach does help break down food and store food until the intestines are read to take more food in. ...Read more

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I ate a lot of juck and spicy food.so my digestive system has become wrosen. now I can't diegst anything and pain in stomach too.what should I do now?

I ate a lot of juck and spicy food.so my digestive system has become wrosen. now I can't diegst anything and pain in stomach too.what should I do now?

Take it easy: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can HIV survive the acids in your stomach or digestive system?

Can HIV survive the acids in your stomach or digestive system?

Probably not: The concern is that oral sex admits the virus through the tonsils or other head-and-neck lymphoid tissue. Epidemiology shows it's not very efficient; women just aren't getting it from women this way, and catching it from a man seems difficult. Safe stuff (barrier protection, monogamy with someone hiv-negative) is still by far your best choice. ...Read more

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I have very poor digestive system.My stomach couldn't digest food properly. My age 23 and weight is 45 kg. ?

I have very poor digestive system.My stomach couldn't digest food properly. My age 23 and weight is 45 kg. ?

You might try...: 1st,see a Doctor.It sounds like you have a malabsorbtion syndrome which could be parasites, infections,dietary intolerances,or inflammatory diseases.You need stool studies, and blood work.In the mean time I suggest an elimination diet.Eliminating all dairy&all gluten, then reintroduce if you are feeling better. this leaves potatoes, rice, corn, meat, fruits, and vegetables.Try to cook all u eat. ...Read more

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Is it possible for histamine to manifest itself only in the digestive system - ie have a histamine-driven high stomach acid but not have other symptom?

Is it possible for histamine to manifest itself only in the digestive system - ie have a histamine-driven high stomach acid but not have other symptom?

Possible: HIstamine level may only be elevated in one organ and not another and thus the answer is yes. Having said that, you will need to find out the cause for the high acid production since histamine is just one of the players causing acid production. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause a burning feeling in the lower stomach as well? I wondered if the acid could cause burning throughout the digestive system.

Can GERD cause a burning feeling in the lower stomach as well? I wondered if the acid could cause burning throughout the digestive system.

Gastritis?: GER usually causes burning in chest area. However gastritis can be associated with esophagitis. Should consult physician for further testing and possible gastroscopy, examination of stomach with visualization and biopsies. ...Read more