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I was recently diagnosed with Short Gut/Bowel Syndrome. Are there any doctors in the orlando area that can treat me.
Online resources: There are multiple online resources to find doctors with all specialities in geographic locations, such as webMD's physician directory, doctorfinder of AMA or doctorDirectory.comding, locateAdoctor.com. Healthtap also facilitates referrals if needed. ...Read more
What to do if i think my boyfriend has short gut syndrome because of being born with his intestines on the outside?
Intestine function?: Short gut usually refers to the length of intestine, but it can also refer to cases in which intestine function is not normal. We now use the term "intestine failure" because some patients with short gut have normal function. If your boyfriend can maintain his weight and hydration and nutrition status, and doesn't have excessive diarrhea, he should be fine. If not, he may require further testing. ...Read more
I have really big surgery scars because I have short gut I was operated on when I was young.My question is can I get them surgically gone or smaller?
Does having Short gut syndrome affect my ability to get pregnant? What are the risks i put my baby in?
Yes: Fistulas are abnormal connections between parts of the body. Fistulas are essentially abnormal short-cuts through your intestines. Your intestines are long by design so that you can absorb all the nutrients. With the fistula "short-cuts" the digesting food passes through without getting optimally absorbed. In severe cases this causes a functional short gut. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcoholic: some symptoms: puffy face, beer gut (or ascites), snoring, heartburn, rapid short breaths while sleeping, dehydration on tues after weekend?
Need better eval: Alcoholics can develop cirrhosis which can impede blood flow back to the heart, cause fluid to accumulate in the lower part of the body including the abdomen, can cause malnutrition, can cause insult to the kidney and can impede lung function and steroid metabolism causing rapid breathing and alkalosis. All these have to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Please clarify: Short bowel syndrome results from removal of a significant portion of the small intestine, which is responsible for nutrient absorption. Symptoms include diarrhea, fatigue, and weight loss. The colon is responsible for water absorption, therefore, removal of a large portion of the colon may increase the frequency of bowel movements, but will not cause profound nutritional deficiencies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During my menstrual cycle I am getting cramps during urination and bowel movements so bad that I cannot move. Other symptoms present are short periods, severe cramps, cramps after orgasm. No std.?
Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without ?
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