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Doctor insights on: Irritale Bowel Syndrome

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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

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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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.

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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.

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What are the causes of short bowel syndrome?

Surgery: Surgical removal of the majority of the small intestine is what causes short bowel syndrome.

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What are the common complications in short-bowel syndrome?

Several: Short bowel can have a myriad of complications such as slow growth, malabsorption, diarrrhea, vomiting, infection, liver failure, and even death if the SBS is severe. There are procedures to correct it or improve it if the patients meets the right criteria.

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What is the definition or description of: short bowel syndrome?

Insufficient bowel: Short bowel is the condition where too much intestine is removed resulting in insufficient ability to maintain nutrition. Conditions such as ischemia or crohn's disease can require large resections of bowel resulting in this condition. Often, patients require special medications to rehab their remaining bowel, peripheral nutrition, or even small bowel transplants.

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Why can't people gain weight when they have short bowel syndrome?

Absorption: Lack of adequate smll bowel surface to absorb nutrients.

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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.

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Can you be tested for narcotic bowel syndrome?

NBS: Part of the opioid bowel dysfunction are manifest as constipation, nausea, bloating, constipation and pain.When pain is the predominant symptom, the condition has been termed narcotic bowel syndrome (nbs). It does not go away if you increase narcotic dose diagnosis is the concomitant use of narcotics, normal labs, xray with pseudoocclusive syndrome.

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Are there any effective treatments for chronic lazy bowel syndrome?

See a doctor: If the doctor and find the true cause, usually can be treated with medication. You need to see a doctor to find the true cause.

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What are the differences between having c-difficile and irratible bowel syndrome?

Very different.: C difficile is an infection that produces pain and diarrhea most often in the setting of hospitalization and antibiotic use. Ibs is a functional disorder - no infection - which may produce constipation, diarrhea or alernating stool pattern. In ibs symptoms often get better with eating or defecating. Not so with c diff.

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What is irritable bowel syndrome?

What is irritable bowel syndrome?

Abdominal Discomfort: Ibs is a functional disorder affecting how food moves through your GI tract. Lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating with diarrhea, constipation or both are common signs. It can be triggered by stress/anxiety or different foods. The diagnosis is usually made by ruling out other disorders.

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What is irritable bowel syndrome ?

The defintition: Ibs is a funtional gastrointestinal disorder chracterized by some pain/cramping, altered bowel habits in the absence of specific/unique organic pathology/disease. Other symptoms common to ibs include bloating, gasiness, frequent/urge to have bm, early satiety, dyspepsia symptoms etc... Often = nuisances, but can be debilitating at times.. If u r concerned, consult doc.. Good luck.

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What are signs of irritable bowel syndrome?

IBS in a nutshell: Irritable bowel is a syndrome complex that spans many etiologies & contributants (see earlier healthtap answers). Often, patients complain of altered stool pattern (diarrhea, constipation, or both), abdominal pain, bloating, gassiness, fullness, distension, nausea, cramps. Symptoms seldom awaken the patient, may improve with stooling, & when uncomplicated are not accompanied by fever or bleeding.

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What exactly causes irritable bowel syndrome?

What exactly causes irritable bowel syndrome?

A syndrome complex: Stress, emotions, conditioning, psychologic traits, bacteria contribute to development of ibs. Brainstem reflexes induced by eating are sometimes exaggerated in ibs. Gut tone & sensation, as well as GI transit, are influenced by hormones & neurotransmitters. In ibs patients alteration in brain-gut pathways can affect perception of bowel distension, cause painful spasm, & modify transit of food.

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Bowel (Definition)

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