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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Stool change: That can be associated with processes near the anus. Tumor, poly, inflammatory bowel, sphincter problem. Seeing your doctor and getting rectal exam wo... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Colonoscopy: Hi, I think the normal flora of ur intestine has been disturbed with colonoscopy preparation, (we have good bugs living inside our guts) therefore I s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
Pediatrics - Neurology 20 years experience
Headache : Yes reasons for not having a bowel movement include not eating which can cause a headache, constipation due to not having enough hydration which can c... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clinton Fox
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Constipation: Not too uncommon after colonoscopy. I would get on fiber daily, stool softener, magnesium and try to get your bowels to move before constipation wor... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
Nuclear Medicine 22 years experience
When was it: Remember that you emptied you entire colon in preparatio for the colonoscopy. You should have a bowel movement 24-48 hours after procedure. Check with... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Chronic diarrhea: What you are describing sounds like chronic diarrhea. You should see your doc to be evaluated so you can find and treat the cause. Left untreated, thi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
No: Since you took a laxative orally to prepare for the colonoscopy, it is not unusual to go 2-3 days after a colonoscopy before having a bm.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Mammal stress call: Many species "relieve" themselves as an initial stress reaction. It makes it easier to flee or to fight without the burden of a full intestine. Psycho... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Constipation: Everybody needs to have 1 bowel movement a day, twice is better. Cosntipation: stool become hard, large/stony, hurts during bm. For fear of pain, chil... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Not usually: This can be very normal as long as there is no symptoms of vomitting in excess, very bloated belly and loss of appetite. Yellow to green vomitting nee... Read More
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