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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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And for a third of those the cancer is so far advanced, surgery is not an option, according to the National Bowel Cancer Audit.
Diverticulitis may be diagnosed when a patient has pain and tenderness in the lower abdomen with disturbed bowel function and fever.
The scientists, from the University of California at Los Angeles, the Harvard Medical School in Boston and the Veterans Administration Wadsworth Medical Center in Los Angeles, found that people with chronic inflammatory bowel diseases have high numbers of receptors for substance P in their intestinal tissue.
By talking about bowel cancer we all might help to save thousands of lives in the future.
While there is no special diet for ulcerative colitis, patients may be able to control mild symptoms simply by avoiding foods that seem to upset their bowels.
aspx) beneficial effect on both the course of a bowel disease and accompanying anxiety and depression.
My initial reaction was horror, firstly because it meant I had reached the age of 60 (the age at which they start screening ) and I did not need to be reminded of this and secondly my bowels are one part of my body I'm very protective of.
This usually means a loss of (1) sensation that your bowel is full, (2) the "urge" to empty your bowel, and (3) voluntary sphincter-muscle control.
Sharing her story in support of charity Beating Bowel Cancer's Be Loud Be Clear campaign next week, Sandrine is just one of 37,500 men and women diagnosed annually in the UK, making it the third most common cancer behind breast and lung cancer.
The test used to screen for bowel cancer is called a Faecal Occult Blood test and it analyses stool samples for tiny traces of blood.
Multidetector-row computed tomography without the use of contrast media accurately locates bowel perforation and helps avoid exploratory surgery, according to a new study.
The day before testing, patients must consume only liquids and must empty their bowels completely using medicines that sometimes cause nausea.
Our findings suggest that 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, constipation, or bloody stools, Sergio A.
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.