A member asked:

I rarely defecation(2-3 days lapse)& every time i have a bowel movement, there was blood from the vagina & feel discomfort in urinary area + bloating?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Frances Ilozue answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

General check up: You symptoms will require a general check up with a healthcare provider. Once an initial assessment is made, proper testing and/or treatment will follow if indicated. In the mean time, to address constipation, you need to increase dietary fiber and water intake. Stool softeners do offer temporary relief but ultimately you need to see a doctor fro proper management.

Answered 10/15/2014


Dr. Shaban Faruqui answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Needs w/u by GI/Gyn: A person may experience abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge for many reasons. Gas, bloating, or constipation can also be behind abdominal cramps during pregnancy.Inflammatory bowel disease is another possible culprit. Both ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease can be associated with rectovaginal fistula. ... , the detailed Hx is crucial. She should see her Gynaecologist and GI ASAP.

Answered 5/5/2019



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