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Swelling In Small Intestine
Sites of diarrhea: Both! doctors often distinguish causes of diarrhea as "secretory" or "osmotic", into which categories may fit inflammatory, ischemic, infectious, functional, malabsorption/maldigestion. Any of these problems can be primarily small or large intestinal. A healthy, normally-motile colon can absorb up to a gallon of fluid a day, and a healthy, normally-motile small intestine can absorb twice that. ...Read more
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
Within and without..: The obstrction can be form something within the lumen (the passage) or within the wall or from externally (within the abdomen but outside the si). With this in mind it is possible to work through the possibilites and reach a conclusion... ...Read more
Stool in small Intestine means obstruction?Ct shows intussusception & stool in small intestine ,stool seen in exploratory surgery,surgeon did nothing
Can varicocele be caused as a result of an umbilical hernia. Have a small, soft painless lump in belly button and pain/swelling of veins in testicles. ?
No: One is not related to the other. ...Read more
Does the air pumped into the colon also inflate the small intestine? What part of the intestine is likely to be involved in a inguinal hernia?
my bile duct is enlarged and I have several fluid filled loops in small intestines. I'm having severe pain (7/10) in the URQ. Thoughts?
Uncommon : Duplication cysts occur in small intestine more commonly in jejunum and ileum (45% of intestinal duplications) and are in tubular and cystic forms.These cysts are uncommon.Symptoms include abdominal distention, vomiting, bleeding, & a palpable abdominal mass. Complications include perforation, intussusception, & bowel obstruction. ...Read more
Are there any lymph nodes in the outside area of the hip near skin surface. I noticed Avery small lump approx 1/8" in diameter?
Yes: lymph nodes can be felt in groin along hip line especially in thinner people. That size you are describing is relatively small and likely not a concern... Next visit to a doctor mention it to them if persists. ...Read more
Can ittitable bowel cause pain in abdomen and small intestines around belly button to the left & right of it?
Yes: It can cause any of that pain, but you should have it checked out by a gastroenterologist to rule out other causes of the disease. But all of those pains can be from ibs - good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Toddlers swallow lots of foreign bodies (fb). If such a fb makes it beyond the esophagus (swallowing tube), into the stomach, we usually just watch it, advising parents to watch for it in the stool. If the fb is very sharp or big, we give more thought to removing it. Most FBS will make it thru the GI tract without causing problems. If pain, vomiting, or fever occurs, seek care immediately. ...Read more
Dr. should evaluate: A doctor or a dentist can evaluate a problem in the teeth, gums, or cheeks (although a dentist is likely the better choice for teeth and gums problems). Pus in the cheeks usually means some infection, and the doctor may prescribe antibiotics. If the infection spreads, it may go throughout the face, and more seriously, maybe into the sinuses and towards the brain. Getting treatment is wise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo.. With stomach cramps
Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified ...Read more
I found blood in my stool only occurs in the mornings, small waves of pain in the left side of stomach?
Does rectal bleeding: come at same time as passing stool? Or does it happen regardless? You may have some constipation and hemorrhoids, or you may have something worse like Crohn's. Crohn's is typically associated with recurrent exquisite pain followed by mucous-y stool and diarrhea, along with fever and/or bleeding. This pattern repeats itself. GO get yourself checked out with a healthcare professional. ...Read more
Burning sensation in upper center abdomen. bit of indigestion. Small amount of blood when passing stool. Sore hemorrhoid. us it a bleeding ulcer?
Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting and fever. A doctor's exam is needed, especially if blood in stool. ...Read more
The depends on what: They are. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
In fat absorption from small intestine, why it's excreted into the (central lacteal then to lymph ) instead of capillaries ?
Lack of permeability: Fat molecules can't permeate directly into capilarries so channeled through lymphatics. ...Read more
If some of the cremasteric fibres get torn in groin shud there b small buildup of abdominal fluid or small haematoma in groin which usg shud detect?
Minor muscle injury: Nope. There will most likely not be any physical signs of minor small muscle damage. But, this kind of muscle damage should heal very rapidly and leave no permanent symptom or damage. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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