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don't get your bowels in an uproar

Don't get so upset. Don't get your bowels in an uproar—I'm sure we'll find a solution to this problem.
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evacuate (one's) bowels

To defecate. Hang on, I've got to evacuate my bowels before we leave the house.
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Don't get your bowels in an uproar!

Do not get so excited! Bill: What have you done to my car? Where's the bumper? The side window is cracked! Bob: Calm down! Don't get your bowels in an uproar!
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evacuate one's bowels

Euph. to defecate. After taking a jog around the block, Jill felt the need to evacuate her bowels. I am afraid my little boy is sick. He has not evacuated his bowels for several days.
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get one's bowels in an uproar

Sl. to get oneself anxious or excited. (Normally fig.) Cool it! Don't get your bowels in an uproar. Fred's always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
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Don’t get your bowels in an uproar!

exclam. Don’t get so excited! Now, now, don’t get your bowels in an uproar. Everything will be all right.
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get one’s bowels in an uproar

tv. to become overly anxious or excited. Fred’s always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
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He and his wife Helen returned from a long holiday in February of this year to find letters asking him to see a bowel screening specialist nurse as the test result showed blood was present in the stool sample.
The advert is designed to help them to understand what bowel cancer screening means for them and encourage participation.
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72 per cent of bowel cancers happen in people over 65 and currently, those aged between 60 and 69 are offered screenings every two years.
While the majority of cases are in older people, the number of younger people getting bowel cancer is rising; in 2010 there were 2,018 under-50s diagnosed with it, compared with 1,698 in 1999.
This gene is faulty in around eight out of ten bowel cancer sufferers, but until now it's not been known how this causes the disease.
The purpose of this article is, first, to review the technique for performing MDCT of the small bowel, and second, to discuss its various applications and indications.
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ASSEMBLY Member Mark Isherwood has pledged to help stop bowel cancer in North Wales.
PEOPLE with bowel cancer in Wales are facing "serious delays" in getting diagnosed with the disease, it is claimed.
Ian Bunting Bowel Cancer UK is looking for workplaces and community groups in Airdrie and Coatbridge to host a talk about bowel cancer to raise awareness of Scotland's second biggest cancer killer.
Bowel Cancer UK is looking for workplaces and community groups INWISHAW to host a talk about bowel cancer to raise awareness of Scotland's second biggest cancer killer.