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painful bowel movements during menstrual cycle

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Probably normal: The uterus sits right next to the colon, near the rectum. During menstruation the uterus can cause cramping as it contracts. Organs that are close b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Scarring: There could be some scarring in the posterior cul-de-sac, the area between your vagina/uterus and the rectum/colon. That is, that when you have a bowe ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
She : She should have an evaluation. If she is having severe pain, she may need oral contraceptive tablets to control her cycles and to lessen her symptoms ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Painful anal pain with bowel movements can be a fissure, abscess, or hemorrhoids. First the etiology needs to be discovered. Abdominal pain with bow ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Painful BMs around the time of your period can be associated with endometriosis. You need to be evaluated by your GYN.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It really depends on the entire clinical picture. If you are having chronic pelvic pain and then yes, painful bowel movement can indicate endometriosi ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Pain vs no pain? : Bleeding with bm and if associated with much pain, likely anal fissure and/or external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and bloo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Because: endometriosis are islands of the uterus cells scattered outside the uterus majority are located around the uterus and the ovaries some could be locate ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Normal digestion: normal ingestion of foods and normal digestive persistalisis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If there are endometrial implants in the cul de sac of Douglas which is behind the vagina and ahead of the rectum, yes. Those implants usually sit on ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis : Though you may have more than one condition causing these symptoms, endometriosis is common to all these. A gynecologic emanation and a laparoscopic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
? endometriosis: Black stools are usually a sign of blood in the bowel. If the lower bowel bleeds, then red will be seen in or on the stool. Black stools usually mena ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Not likely: 20's female w. painful periods, IBS symptoms, vomiting, & dyspaerunia speculates "endometriosis". Endo is a fashionable label bes ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth Control Pills: With all the symptoms you have, it will be worth trying birth control pills to avoid having a period.Please discuss it with your doctor. You can also ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Can be: Around the time of ovulation, you produce chemicals call prostaglandins (among others). One of the side effects of prostaglandins can be diarrhea.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Get evaulation: I recommend that you start with a Gyn exam to assess whether you may have an ovarian cyst, or possible pelvic infection or endometriosis. Constipatio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
See gyn: You should have a consultation with your gynecologist.if this is new or progressive then perhaps you need to talk to your doc.This could be endometios ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
22 years experience Family Medicine
It is likely: People can sometimes experience loose sttols and diarrhea during the first or second day of their menstrual cycle. These are brought about by hormonal ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs evaluation: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Menstrual irregularitie ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Depends on cause: An irregular cycle isn't necessarily dangerous, but if chronically it can lead to problems with fertility down the road. It may be associated with som ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
See your Dr: When you have sudden pain or new symptoms related to your cycle, seeing your Dr is a must.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Need info : re what you have eaten time frame of bowel movement change any other aggravating or alleviating issues
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time to see GYN MD: t is now time to see a GYN MD at your earliest convenience and obtain a pap smear and begin the process of finding out why the periods are painful. Th ... Read More
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