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I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome.Whenever Ive to take train early morning,I GT intestinal contractions with strong urgnt need for a bowel movmt.

I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome.Whenever Ive to take train early morning,I GT intestinal contractions with strong urgnt need for a bowel movmt.

Sounds situational: If due to IBS, there is medicine you can take before facing the situation in which you expect to have symptoms. ...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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What would be the approx life span for someone that has intestinal malabsorption due to subtotal colectomy, Ileostomy placement, short bowel syndrome?

What would be the approx life span for someone that has intestinal malabsorption due to subtotal colectomy, Ileostomy placement, short bowel syndrome?

Maybe long: The colectomy and ileostomy will not typically shorten life expectancy. Short bowel syndrome may shorten life span, but it depends on severity. There are a few centers in the US that perform bowel lengthening procedures and small bowel transplant. Ask you surgeon about the severity of the short bowel, and think about support groups for ileostomy help. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can att cause distended bowel syndrome ? Anil

Can att cause distended bowel syndrome ?

Anil

What's ATT?: I don't think u r referring to the cell phone company .Kindly resend the question ...Read more

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Y does ititable bowel syndrome happen? Causes for it. How to cure

Theories: There are a lot of theories but the current thinking is that it is related to serotonin from the gut and/or a disruption in the bacterial flora. I would start with probiotics. ...Read more

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What is short bowel syndrome?

What is short bowel syndrome?

Too Little Intestine: Certain medical conditions require emergency removal of a significant amount of the small intestine. We see this in infancy associated with necrotizing enterocolitis and in adults when the blood supply to the small intestine is cut-off. The small bowel is responsible for digesting nutrients within our diet; if a lot of the small intestine is missing, nutritional deficiencies occur. ...Read more

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Any cure for irritated bowel syndrome?

No: There is no "cure" but there are plenty of medications which can help control symptoms depending on what kind of ibs you have. ...Read more

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Bowel (Definition)

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