Asked in Intestines
How long can a person live without intestines?
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.