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Picture Your Digestive System


Updated July 26, 2014

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Learn About Your Insides
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It can be scary to experience unusual stomach and digestive system symptoms. An easy way to ease some of the anxiety that goes along with not feeling well is to have a good understanding of what your digestive system looks like inside of you. Looking at pictures of your GI tract can help you to pinpoint where symptoms such as abdominal pain may be coming from. This understanding can also help you to better describe your symptoms to your doctor. The following pictures of your digestive system will bring back memories of high school biology class and help to make you a more educated patient.

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