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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.
See also: bowel, get, uproar

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.
See also: bowel, get

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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This time, I saw a different GP who recognised my symptoms and referred me to hospital to be tested for bowel cancer," she says.
Despite this fact, and the fact that men aged 55-74 years are 58% more likely to develop bowel cancer than women, participation in screening was almost 20% higher in women," Ms Goodwin said.
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The study found that MDCT without contrast media could accurately show the site of bowel perforation in 73 of 85 patients, or 86 percent.
The treatment of gastric phytobezoars includes enzymatic breakdown and endoscopic fragmentation and removal, whereas small bowel phytobezoars are treated surgically with fragmentation and milking into the cecum.
There's no need to insert a scope into the bowel, so there's also no need for sedation.
Our findings suggest nervous pathways involved in relaying pain in the lumbar spine affect the transmission of sensations from the bowels, causing bowel motility disorders" such as diarrhea (the most common), constipation, or bloody stools, reported Sergio A.
If you have any problems with bladder or bowel function, including feelings of urgency, loss of control, frequent waking in the night, or feeling the need to void but nothing happens, see your doctor.
Jay Pasricha, Director of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division at UTMB stated, "The role that subtle gastrointestinal inflammation plays in irritable bowel syndrome is only beginning to be appreciated.
The results, released to coincide with Bowel Cancer Awareness Day yesterday, show that only two in ten people in the Midlands could name any of the main symptoms of bowel cancer.
IBS is characterized by multiple symptoms that include chronic, recurrent abdominal pain and discomfort, and irregular bowel function such as diarrhea, constipation or alternating diarrhea and constipation.
A pilot scheme to enhance the detection of bowel cancer has been launched today by Health Secretary Shona Robison in NHS Tayside.
Merseyside came bottom of the table when it comes to bowel cancer in particular, with almost 60 per cent of patients diagnosed late, compared with half of bowel cancer patients in East Anglia, which came top.
A NEW awareness campaign highlighting bowel cancer screening is being launched in Newcastle by Cancer Research UK.