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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Bowel injury: = intestinal damage or injury.

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
This is a serious: allegation. I recommend that you report your concerns to your local medical society and/or the medical licensing board. They can initiate an independe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Legal not medical: This is a question that needs to be answered by an attorney. Would probably also depend on whether is is temporary or perminent colostomy
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Have you met with a: Physiatrist with spinal cord training? This can be a difficult situation and I am sorry to hear you are having these issues. One of the most important ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hanan
30 years experience in General Surgery
Prob not: Probably not. Usually pain with a bowel movement is the result of either an anal fissure or external hemorrhoid. Neither one is dangerous and both a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
U mean CT scan?: A ct scan may identify bowel wall thickening due to inflammatory conditions (colitis, diverticulitis, infection), infiltrative disease (like cancer), ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Gustafson
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
What type of injury?: Upper motor neuron, or lower motor neuron injury will start to guide the management. Then there are too many variables that will need to be considered ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes possible in few: But not usual symptom., see you your doctor to find other causes , that cause incomplete evacuation of rectum , after examination , endoscopy may pe ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Disc injury: Typically with disc injury, the anal sphincter is less able to be tight. It will be more lax.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Bergstein
38 years experience in General Surgery
It can: It depends on the location of the pain; typical might be left lower abdomen or pelvic, associated with the sigmoid colon inflammation. If you are havi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
IBS: The goal is to relieve symptoms. Life style changes are important, such as regular exercises & improved sleep, avoid caffeine/tea/cola, increase fiber ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Doubtful: Spina bifida occulta is usually just a failure of the arch of the most inferior vertebrae to form fully. It is almost never associated with bowel and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fissure: Severe anal pain caused by a bm which persists after is usually a fissure.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
NO: We don't know just what causes colon cancer but history of constipation does not seem seem to be an important risk factor for it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience in General Surgery
Medication: Steroid forsevere flare up episodes. Maintainance drugs for suppression therapy. Talk to your doctor about these treatment plan.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
It may...: The bowel sliding into hernia sac may at times become incarcerated with no hope to slide back to abdominal cavity; this condition definitely causes bo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Neurogenic bowel: He needs to be treated urgently for this. After he is disimpacted a maintenance bowel program often using stool softeners, laxatives, and digital stim ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sometimes: A bowel cancer can occasionally present as a bowel perforation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes if the fissure is bleeding you don't need stool to make it worse. There can be small droplets of blood in the toilet water. I would see a gastroe ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Diverticula are: formed by increased pressure on weakened spots of the intestinal walls by gas, waste, or liquid. Diverticula can form while straining during a bowel m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Probably not...: The fasting motility phase iii, the migrating motor complex, begins in the stomach & moves thru length of small bowel every 90-110 minutes to clear in ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Get diagnosis first: Be efficient, and get answers as to why your injury did not fully heal. Not uncommon is an injury to the brachial plexus from shoulder strap, with ev ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: Only other way to get rid of waste would be a colostomy where a surgeon opens a hole in your abdomen and redirects the colon into a bag you wear on yo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Multiple causes: Anorectal disease, such as hemorrhoids, fistula, or fissure, and , of course, benign or malignant growths. You could also have bleeding from a small b ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: This would depend on the location and extent of the injury. I also believe that your questions implies there is no concurrent spinal cord injury. Inju ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Choi
Dr. Paul Choi answered
36 years experience in Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels either internal or external or both. They do not cause intestinal blockage.http://www.laendo.net/english/hemorr ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Good question: The brain is very complex. Brief disruption can happen, and full recovery can occur. A transient ischemic event can happen. Concussion can happen. ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
Never Ever Give Up: Most improvement will usually occur in the period after the injury depending on severity. Additional improvement can occur up to 18 months later but ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
31 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Possibly: If you are on opiate pain medication for a broken tail bone this will constipate you.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Not unusual: Many of the injuries obtained after a traumatic brain injury cause problems with attention that can be permanent. Sometimes medicationds can help. ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
23 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Gastroenterology: If you have a stron family history of colon cancer, it is best to visit with your gastroenterologist for a screening colonoscopy.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Depends on the cause: Avoiding lactose, gas-producing food (e.g. Beans, onions, celery, carrots, raisins, bananas, apricots, prunes, brussel sprouts, wheat germ, pretzels, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on severity: However injury is usually permanent. Plenty of research into nerve repairs & some success in joining spinal nerves from above injury site to nerv ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Perhaps: Hirshsprung's disease may itself be genetic. It can also be associatedwith other genetic conditions;e.g., it occurs more commonly in Down syndrome ind ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Sometimes: There are genetic factors to inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) and individuals with a first degree family member with ibd have a higher risk of develop ... Read More

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