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What is inflammed bowel ?

What is inflammed bowel ?

Inflamed bowl: Inflammatory respoused indicates body reaction to unwanted stimulus by mounting a defense with inflammatory cells .stimuli can be infection ,foreign body or chemical or tumor or immune system ...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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Inflammed bowel and bowel not accepting food . What is this ?

Inflammed bowel and bowel not accepting food . What is this ?

Answer after exam: You will need to see your Health Care provider and get an exam to be able to get a DX and treatment ...Read more

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Inflammed bowel - how can perforation be avoided ?

Inflammed bowel - how can perforation be avoided ?

Inflamed: Who told you it was inflamed, and if so what was done about it. If a doctor has not yet seen you about this you must make an appointment. If there is a delay you should go to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

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What diet do I follow to reduce inflammation and the risk for bowel disease?

What diet do I follow to reduce inflammation and the risk for bowel disease?

Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read more

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During a recent sigmoidoscopy a small patch of inflammation was found on the left side of lower bowel. What is the most likely outcome?

During a recent sigmoidoscopy a small patch of inflammation was found on the left side of lower bowel. What is the most likely outcome?

Hard to say: Given the limitted info you gave, it is hard to tell what exactly it is. Could be from recent mild infection, early colitis, lymphocytic/spastic colitis, or it may not be much at all.... Why was the procedure done? I assume some tissue sample/biopsy was done...If so, waite for the result.. Good luck...Keep us informed.. ...Read more

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What is entercolitis ? Does this involve inflammation in small and large bowel?

What is entercolitis ? Does this involve inflammation in small and large bowel?

Both: entritis is inflammation of the small bowel. colitis is inflammation of the colon. gastroenetritis is inflammation of the stomach and small bowei gastritis is inflammation of the stomach. entercolitis is inflammation of the small bowel and the colon. ...Read more

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If left untreated can pinworms cause inflammation in bowel & other ibd like symptoms?

If left untreated can pinworms cause inflammation in bowel & other ibd like symptoms?

Long-term pinworms: Conditions associated with untreated cases of pinworm include diarrhea, malabsorption of food, genital itching, bedwetting & vaginal discharge which can be associated with genital skin irritation and rash. There is a higher incidence of appendicitis in people infected with pinworms but still uncertain whether the worms cause the appendicitis. Discuss your sx with pcp. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

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