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How long can a person live without intestines?

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April 30, 2011 6:58PM

In normal conditions without any medication or specially formulated diets or anything, not very long. Your intestines are a crucial part of your anatomy because that's where 98% of nutrient digestion occurs, and where water is absorbed so that waste can be expelled as normal feces and not partly-digested diarrhea.