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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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Is drinking tea good or bad for loosing impacted stool /miralax and hot tea to get water in the the intestineal track to relieve a stuborn case of con?

Is drinking tea good or bad for loosing impacted stool /miralax and hot tea to get water in the the intestineal track to relieve a stuborn case of con?

Tea can tighten: Tea is liquid-that can be good for constipation, but contains tannins which can aggravate it. Miralax is a laxative, tasteless, can be in most liquids. Mix up what you are taking, add some variety, but plain water with MiraLAX works fine. ...Read more

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Living with Bowel Incontinence (Checklist)

Increase dietary fiber
Once
Do kegel exercises
Daily
Follow up with a gastroenterologist
Yearly
See a pelvic floor specialist such as a urogynecologist
Yearly
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What is wrong with my intestines? Went to haiti a month ago. Had to drink a lot of chlorinated water there. Had loose stool and liquid diarrhea there.

What is wrong with my intestines? Went to haiti a month ago. Had to drink a lot of chlorinated water there. Had loose stool and liquid diarrhea there.

Giardia?: If you have had more than 14 days of diarrhea, cramping, or other GI distress, you may have giardia - an illness that can be detected and treated by your doctor. They may begin with a stool sample and/or other exams or they could decide to begin antibiotics presumptively based on your history. ...Read more

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Living with Bowel Incontinence (Checklist)

Lifestyle and dietary changes
once
Exercise programs
daily
Medications to control constipation & diarrhea.
daily
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Stomach/intestines hurt when I drink water, my stool is really hard, thin and short. I take a heartburn pill every morning, eat homemade food 4x a day?

Stomach/intestines hurt when I drink water, my stool is really hard, thin and short. I take a heartburn pill every morning, eat homemade food 4x a day?

Something is wrong: Hi. I hate to state the obvious, but sumpin' ain't right. See your doc for a full history, physical, and diagnostic evaluation. ...Read more

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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Checklist)

Avoid trigger foods and increase fiber in your diet
Once
Stress less, and enjoy life, as anxiety will worsen symptoms
Once
Take medications as prescribed and as needed
Once

Bowel (Definition)

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

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