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About Intestine

Intestines

The intestines is like hollow tubes that act in the final stages of digestion and transportation of waste outside the body. It is a long tube running from the stomach to the anus. Made up of the large intestine, small intestine, and rectum; the absorption of nutrients and water mainly occur in the intestines.

Some intestine conditions include:

Intestinal obstruction, Carcinoid tumor, Small intestine cancer, Celiac disease, Colitis, Diarrhea, Intestinal pain, Crohn's disease, Colon cancer

Tests for diagnosing  intestine conditions

Fecal occult blood testing, Colonoscopy, Colon biopsy and Sigmoidoscopy are some intestinal tests that may be ordered by your doctor.

Intestine Treatment

Some prescribe treatments for Intestinal conditions include Antidiarrheal agents, Laxatives, Stool softeners, Colonoscopy, polypectomy

 

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