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When i was born my small intestine was knotted up and some was removed. Was that volvulus?

Quite possibly

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You say your small intestine was knotted up. That could indeed be midgut volvulus in which your small bowel was twisted around a narrow mesentery, or connection of the bowel to the back of the abdominal cavity. That is almost always seen in intestinal malrotation, when the bowel did not situate in the right location in the abdomen as it was being formed in the fetus.
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Can silverfish infest the human bowel like worms?

No

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Very few things can survive the acids in the stomach. The only reason some worms (roundworms, pinworms, hookworms) can infest the bowel is because the eggs are swallowed.
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What is a ?large bowel obstruction?

Intestinal Blockage

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The large intestine consists of the colon and rectum. Obstruction along any point will lead to upstream dilitation, causing nausea, vomiting, distention; if complete and untreated, rupture may occur. Common causes include cancer of the colon or rectum, twisting of the colon (volvulus), inflammatory bowel disease, and diverticulitis. Treatment hinges upon identifying the cause.
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What is a bowel arthritis syndrome?

Infection?

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It s a name described with arthritis related to gastric by pass , that is described also with out the gastric by pass or with inflamatory bowell disease and it is believed to be a immune response to gut infection
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what is a fatty tumor on the bowel?

Benign Tumor

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Lipomas(fatty tumors)can be found anywhere along the intestinal tract, typically bulging towards the intestinal lumen. Though often completely harmless, when large they can erode thru the inner lining of the intestine and cause bleeding. Furthermore, they may cause (small)bowel obstruction, as the intestine tries to propagate the tumor out (intususception). Rx is only required for complications.
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How is a bowel obstruction diagnosed?

Combination

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Bowel obstruction is diagnosed using a combination of patient history, physical exam, and scans (X-rays, CT, etc.). Sometimes the physical exam findings are so obvious that scans are not required. Some partial bowel obstructions can be very difficult to diagnose and may elude doctors and patients for months.
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Is a bowel movement a sign of pregnancy?

No

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Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take Pregnancy Test to know.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

What is a regular bowel movement routine?

Variable

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Most people have a bowel movement daily. However, lower or higher frequency, by itself is not abnormal as long as it is not interfering with your daily life.
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What is a regular bowel movement schedule?

"Regular" bowels

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As addressed on HealthTap before, normal stool pattern in America is actually a range. Most people will defecate from once every thrid to fourth day to three times a day. Changes in stool caliber & texture, evidence of maldigestion/malabsorption, blood, & sometimes altered color all signal cause for concern that warrants medical evaluation.
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Is a black bowel movement a pregnancy symptom?

NO!

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Melena can be an indication of significant bleeding in your digestive tract - pregnancy is not supposed to do that! Go to the emergency room ASAP to investigate this further!
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