Can people live without a stomach?
No, You can not live without a stomach because your food would have nowhere to go.
Yes, you can. Patients with advanced stomach cancer may have to have their stomachs removed. There is a surgical procedure (a jejunostomy) that implants a feeding tube into the beginning of the small intestine. Specially prepared liquids are used to feed the patient. Such patients can live for years this way. Digestion starts in the mouth and continues in the stomach. However, absorbing all the nutrients that you need takes place in the small and…
Surprisingly, yes, you can live without your stomach. In cases like stomach cancer, severe ulcers, and the like, all or a large part of the stomach may need to be removed. During such a gastrectomy, the esophagus is connected to the small intestine. Eventually, your system adapts, although you are probably going to have to adjust your diet.
Because they are provided with other forms of nutrition, such as TPN (total parenteral nutrition) which is a sterile solution of all essential nutrients administered through the blood vessels. But people require many supplements of various nutrients, vitamins and minerals if they have a malfunctioning or missing stomach.