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What would be the effect or what would happen to your other systems if your digestive system failed?
Question Date: 2018-10-09
Answer 1:

Death, but the way it would happen and how long it would take would depend on exactly how the digestive system failed. Blockage or other similar catastrophic failure would cause bleeding, diarrhea, or chemical imbalance and death fairly quickly, while inability to absorb nutrients would lead to starvation.

Answer 2:

If they didn't get food, your other systems would fail, too. But you could get liquid food through a needle in your vein to keep you alive without your digestive system. It probably wouldn't be a very good life, though.

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