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Intestine (Overview)

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 goes on long journey.


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Took out most of sm intestine how do I eat?

Took out most of sm intestine how do I eat?

Difficult: You are certainly at risk of malabsorption and a condition called short bowel syndrome. Sometimes you may need supplemental nutrition such as tpn. ...Read more

Intestine (Overview)

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 goes on long journey.


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Why does my intestines hurt when i go for a jogg?

Why does my intestines hurt when i go for a jogg?

Abnormal: Go to see a g i doctor to rule any obstructions or another condition. ...Read more

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Living with Bowel Incontinence (Checklist)

Don't be embarrassed to discuss with your healthcare professional.
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Avoid trigger foods and activities.
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Use over the counter bulking agents like fiber.
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Use over the counter antidiarrheals.
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I feel like my intestines are sticking when I get up from laying on one side for a long periid of time. What is this?

I feel like my intestines are sticking when I get up from laying on one side for a long periid of time. What is this?

Consider hernia: If it is one on one particular place and/or you have any prior surgery to the area, a hernia can give you that sensation. If you are constipated and don't have regular bowel movements, then you may just have a bloating sensation that is more noticable when you are on one side for a prolonged period of time. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy & how? If i stopped eating & instead start living off of nutrition from IV or something so that i no longer have to use my intestines?

Is it unhealthy & how? If i stopped eating & instead start living off of nutrition from IV or something so that i no longer have to use my intestines?

Suit yourself: First, visit a hospital and see the patients on hyperalimentation / total parenteral nutrition, which is what you are proposing to do. Ask how good it feels, how much it costs, whether they miss sinking their teeth into a burger, and what it's like to get an infection. I do appreciate your asking though. ...Read more

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I had a worm In my intestine what I do now ?

 I had a worm In my intestine what I do now
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Worm infestation: worm infestations can be treated with medication. Failing to treat may cause other consequences. Consult your doctor. Follow hygienic precaution and food sanitation from your end. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain in intestines, what to do?

I have extreme pain in intestines, what to do?

See your doctor: Without a full examination and history, hard to say much more. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

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