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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Weak Intestines (Overview)

Weak intestines is a symptom in which a person either has constipation because his "weak" intestines cannot push the poop along to make it come out the anus, or a person has frequent tummy aches and diarrhea where his "weak" intestines cannot handle the food he eats.


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What is the permanent cure to weak intestines I am suffering from this problem since 9 years still don't have cure?

What is the permanent cure to weak intestines I am suffering from this problem since 9 years still don't have cure?

Please define "weak": By "weak intestines" are you describing constipation, bloating, fullness after meals, malabsorption, bacterial overgrowth, fecal leakage? Happy to help if we know what you're asking... ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
6 doctors shared insights

Weak Intestines (Overview)

Weak intestines is a symptom in which a person either has constipation because his "weak" intestines cannot push the poop along to make it come out the anus, or a person has frequent tummy aches and diarrhea where his "weak" intestines cannot handle the food he eats.


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I have POTS syndrome & hypermobility syndrome. All of muscles are weak. I have trouble pooping, controlling my bladder and bowel. No doctor knows why.

I have POTS syndrome & hypermobility syndrome. All of muscles are weak. I have trouble pooping, controlling my bladder and bowel. No doctor knows why.

Dysautonomia: 18y fem has "Hypermobility Syndrome, weak muscles, POTS, difficulty controlling bladder/bowel". Autonomic nerves are tethered at vertebral foramina & subluxing joints, especially sacroiliac joints, impinge these nerves arousing neural stimuli of smooth muscles of arteries, intestine & bladder. Dysautonomic effects manifest as patient describes. Many of these patients go on to develop Fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What is the permanent cure to weak intestines I am suffering from this problem since 9 years still don't have cure?

Please define "weak": By "weak intestines" are you describing constipation, bloating, fullness after meals, malabsorption, bacterial overgrowth, fecal leakage? Happy to help if we know what you're asking... ...Read more

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I have weak intestine sometimes having stool as if of diarrhoea,i am taking medicines. Tell me the diet for early recovery.

I have weak intestine sometimes having stool as if of diarrhoea,i am taking medicines. Tell me the diet for early recovery.

Exam/testing: No secret here: get a full physicial and blood testing. You may be developing an irritable bowel syndrome or food intolerance. Make an appintment for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is infection in the intestines serious? Been in hospital for 3 days and 3 nights still feel real weak please advise

Is infection in the intestines serious? Been in hospital for 3 days and 3 nights  still feel real weak  please advise

There : There are many types of intestinal infections. C. Difficile diarrhea is a type of bacterial infection that causes diarrhea. Diverticulitis is an infection of the diverticuli (little loops on the bowel). Colitis is an infection of the colon. Most intestinal infections are treated with IV antibiotics. Some types of viral infections can cause intestinal symptoms, these usually resolve with fluids or sometimes medications. ...Read more

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Does the intestine have to be pretruding through a weak spot in the abdomen wall for it to considered a hernia?

Does the intestine have to be pretruding through a weak spot in the abdomen wall for it to considered a hernia?

No: Any abdominal contents protruding through a hole in the abdominal wall are referred to as a hernia. This is usually fat or intestines, but can include the urinary bladder, liver, spleen and even the kidney on rare occasions. ...Read more

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Orange/light brown stool with food and mucus. Joint weakness, white tongue, etc.. Could it be pre-chrohns? Has been 6 months. Small intestine inflamed

Orange/light brown stool with food and mucus. Joint weakness, white tongue, etc.. Could it be pre-chrohns? Has been 6 months. Small intestine inflamed

See md: Crohn's disease is a serious illness. Don't make a presumptive diagnosis on the internet. Don't know what you mean by "pre-crohn's". Don't know results of tests you have had done. ...Read more

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


Bowel (Definition)

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