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19 Jan 2006

IBS
Good you please provide an answer to clear this aspect: if there is a problem in the colon (large intestine) and the food stays a long time due to the IBS condition, does it mean that nutrients are not absobed as well as in the case of a healthy colon (more healthy bacterial state)?

Thank you very much.
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear health enquiry,
No your food is absorbed in the small bowel. Food staying long in the colon causes constipation, windyness and cramps due to fermentation
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