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What Happens When Your Intestines Rupture
Possible: But pretty resilient and can withstand great forces. Contusion of one the organs is more likely. ...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
Can someone have a hole in their intestine or have their intestine rupture and not know it? Is the pain always severe?
Unlikely: In almost all instances of intestinal perforation there is associated intense pain. There are some instances when, due to a decreased immune system, the patient may not experience as much discomfort, but these are not typical. ...Read more
Might it be possible that a cyst on your ovary that ruptures causes problem with bowel and intestines?
What causes your small intestine to rupture? What can prevent this? How do you know you are having problems with your intestines? What tests need done
Chronic infection,: Inflammation, strangulation, obstruction, surgery complications etc may cause si rupture. You treat the main problem to prevent it from happening. Symptoms would include increasing abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever etc. Along with clinical findings, xrays and ct scans will detect the problem. Take care! ...Read more
Usually a high energy: Injury 2 the abdomen.Get a more detailed answer ›
If your small intestine ruptures, how long does it take for gangrene to set in and take affect? What causes your small intestine to rupture?
Small intestine rupture 3/28.Currently on pain patch & loritab & still have pain. Normal? My doc says yes but would like another opinion. I don't want to become addicted to pain killers.
My doctor warned me of doing colonscopy as it would rupture my large intestine accidently Colon cancer is in the family and I want to check myself?
Surgery for disc rupture at L 3 left me with a hugely inflated abdomen, unchanged after 6 mo. Ultrasound shows intestine is grossly enlarged with gas which is compressing lung. What's going on?
GI evaluation: See and expert for upper and lower endoscipy with a full blood workup, ...Read more
Had an ovarian cyst rupture 2 days ago. I'm still bleeding and feels like another cyst on my right ovary. Alot of pain during bowel movement.
call ur GYN: Still pain, symptoms? Need follow up. Call your GYN ...Read more
I've had diarrhea for a weak and pain on right lower abdomen comes and goes. Had ruptured appendix small bowel resection in 07.?
Be seen: Description concerning for post-surgical small bowel obstruction. ...Read more
Nausea after bowel movement and occasional bleeding but I think that may be a ruptured pile. Waiting on colonoscopy for past 5 months. Very loose stools?
See a GI doctor: Can't imagine why it takes 5 months for a colonscopy if you are symptomatic with diarrhea and blood in the stool. You must discuss this with the doctor and if they will not schedule you sooner, seek another opinion. Do not assume the blood is from hemorrhoids. If it is, great. If not you need to clearly determine the source. Hemorrhoids will not explain your other symptoms. Get seen and get well. ...Read more
I am 5 weeks Pregnant and have a ruptured ovarian cyst I have lots of brown discharge and I'm scared is this normal I have pain during bowel movements?
Call you OB provider: The brown discharge could be old blood or infection and needs to be addressed. If the cyst that ruptured is your corpus luteum, you may need progesterone supplementation as well. The bowel movement pain may or may not be related. IT could just be constipation which is common in pregnancy. ...Read more
See your OB: The answers you need are with your obstetrician. Call today. In the meantime, if you begin to bleed, and if you have severe pain do not hesitate to be evaluated in an acute care (meaning emergency room) setting. ...Read more
Endometriosis: Endometriomas are a cystic mass full of endometriosis tissue. If it ruptures this spread the endometriosis throughout the pelvis. Although that that sounds bad the reality is it's not as bad as it sounds. Likely a patient with an endometrioma already has endometriosis throughout her pelvis. The treatment would be the same whether it ruptures or not. ...Read more
I think I need to rephrase-question. This did not happen. Educating myself. Could a button battery sit in your intestines for a week and not cause sx?
You would pass it: Generally you eliminate what you eat in a ay or two. So it is not in your intestines for a week unless it got stuck. ...Read more
Usually some left: Usually, only a portion of the intestine is removed when it is necessary. This means that the remaining intestine will compensate. If too much is removed, the patient may develop frequent loose stools and dehydration. Some patients require IV fluids or nutrition into the vein to stay alive. There are certain patients who qualify for intestine transplant which allows them to eat and drink again. ...Read more
All food is:
"liquified" in the stomach and small intestines. That's the way DIGESTION occurs!!! The water is reabsorbed in the Large Bowel (Colon) to produce a solid BM!
Differences in motility (movement) and type of food as well as certain disorders of the Large Bowel can alter this pattern! ...Read more
How long would it take to show symptoms if a foreign object perfotated your intestines? Nothing happened just wondering for nurses discussion
What would happen to someone who had to have their entire large intestines removed and most of their small intestines due to a severe case of the toxi?
It drains: It should be cultured as it may be infected or sterile and you may need antibiotics, usually if you have a barth cyst, you want it drained before it ruptures, you should go see your gyn or go to the er to be checked. ...Read more