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can you poop in your sleep

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Incontinence: You may want to get a sleep study and rule out seizures or if you are taking something very sedating that may also cause incontinence, or you have dec ... Read More

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
nocturnal : Encopresis is rare. Please have this medically evaluated.
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: no you shouldn't.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Either: It doesn't matter if your air flow is orally or nasally as long as it is not obstructed, your sleep quality will be fine.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds serious: my gut feeling is a seizure or other sleep problem i would definitely see your doctor asap for this issue
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: Maybe you are having a nicotine withdrawal which abates by smoking and helps you sleep psychologically and physiologically, also nicotine enhances cho ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Depending upon your response to having sex, it may help you sleep better.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep disorder: Many sleep disorder, like sleep apnea and periodic limb movements the person may not be aware of. Likewise, waking up a few times at night briefly is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
43 years experience General Surgery
Mimilally: Will not tighten a hernea , will not fix a buldge (diastsis) and doesonly a little for the bellywall. Get a trainer and a gym.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: It all depends on the type of your contacts. Your eye doctor would have told you these rules when they were prescribed for you.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience Pathology
More Fiber: Make sure you have more fiber in your diet by eating more fruits and vegetables or try some powder from your pharmacy that can give you regular bowel ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
SLEEP HYGIENE: 1. Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: If such an incidence occurs again, please consult your doctor for an evaluation. Anxiety is not associated with fecal incontinence.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Bring it with you: There is nothing wrong wit needing the "white noise" as you call it when you are away from home and need it to distract your mind into sleep. I would ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Almost yes,The only way to confirm seizures is by doing E..E.G.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Doesnt matter: The position of sleep while pregnant does not affect your baby. If you are comfortable sleeping on your stomach, go for it!
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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Consistency: Babies do not make choices, we make choices for them. If they sleep in our bed, it's because we put them there. If they are put down only in the crib, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Normal: Typically for n3/delta sleep it is about 30-60 minutes for an adult and for rem it is about 90-120 minues. These are shorter in kids and in people th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Fatigue?: Most commonly that is a symptom of drivers fatigue. Narcolepsy & other dyssomnias should also be considered. Seizures or hypoglycemia are less likely ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sleep hygiene: Read about proper sleep hygiene and use regular bed and awake times. Don't drink alcohol or use caffeine or nap. See sleepeducation.Com for more detai ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is worth going to: Bed earlier at night so that you can wake up earlier in the morning without "losing the sleep" school is mega important. Sorry, i can't help you ratio ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: Sleep hygiene as illustrated.

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