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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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get (one's) bowels in an uproar

To become upset. Often used in the opposite to discourage one from getting upset. Don't get your bowels in an uproar—I'm sure we'll find a solution to this problem. Oh, Nancy's always got her bowels in an uproar about something or other.
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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.
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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Becky Williams, from Bangor, lost her husband at the age of just 46 years old, three years after he was diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer.
Antidepressants may also have a (http://journals.lww.com/ibdjournal/fulltext/2017/04000/Antidepressants_in_Inflammatory_Bowel_Disease___A.6.aspx) beneficial effect on both the course of a bowel disease and accompanying anxiety and depression.
The case for early examination is particularly relevant for the symptoms of bowel cancer, as unlike some other cancers the early diagnosis survival rates are impressively high.
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.
A kit is used to collect small samples of bowel motion on a special card, which are sent to the laboratory for analysis.
In the past, the best way to find a perforation in the bowel was to administer oral or rectal contrast media, then watch to see if and where the contrast media leaked from the bowel.
"If the bowel is not clean, colonoscopy can miss lesions," Singh says.
PHILADELPHIA -- Patients with low back pain had a significantly greater prevalence of bowel motility disorders, compared with patients with chronic shoulder pain in a study with 98 patients.
The findings suggest patients with low back pain should be assessed for bowel motility disorders, said Dr.
SCOTS TV presenter and journalist Lynn Faulds Wood is famous for her determination to talk about bottoms Her world fell apart when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer after complaining to her GP for months of sinister bleeding and stomach cramps.
A NUNEATON woman is calling on people to overcome their embarrassment of the taboo subject of bowel cancer.
My bowels signaled that a toilet was needed immediately.
The procedure may cause a mild sensation of wanting to move the bowels and abdominal pressure.
Audit chief Nigel Scott said: "Symptom awareness campaigns are useful to break down the taboos of bottoms and bowels that lock these symptoms behind the bathroom door."