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Im 8 weeks pregnant and having very soft acidic bowel movements that mostly float painful gas pains why? Constipated before

Im 8 weeks pregnant and having very soft acidic bowel movements that mostly float painful gas pains why? Constipated before

Pregnancy and diet: Pregnancy is a high Progesterone condition. Progesterone affects the action of smooth muscle, including the smooth muscle of the bowel wall. This can result in changes in bowel characteristics during pregnancy. Additionally, it sounds like you need some serious attention to your diet. See your doctor or a nutritionalist. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Past 24 hrs have felt nauseous, kinda bloated, less appetite, slight abdo pain, non-acidic reflux, altered bowel movement (not quite diarrhoea) cause?

Past 24 hrs have felt nauseous, kinda bloated, less appetite, slight abdo pain, non-acidic reflux, altered bowel movement (not quite diarrhoea) cause?

Symptoms: Please have a family or friend take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team should be able to care for you but from time to time they may need to speak to your Primary doctor. Hope all goes well - please let me know. ...Read more

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Acidic-like nausea after having a mild burning bowel movement. This is rare and only occurs after eating foods like tacos. Are these foods the reason?

Acidic-like nausea after having a mild burning bowel movement. This is rare and only occurs after eating foods like tacos. Are these foods the reason?

Sure can be: Greasy foods can cause irritation for the GI mucosa and are common triggers for heartburn. Also, spicy foods can trigger rapid emptying and diarrhea with the spice triggering the burning sensation on the way out. ...Read more

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What are bowel movements?

What are bowel movements?

Poop: A bowel movement is when you pass the waste from your intestines. This is what is left over from your food after it is digested, along with some digestive enzymes that usually make it brown. ...Read more

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What cause green bowel movement?

What cause green bowel movement?

Some green undigestd: It may be green if you ate some green colour food which was undifested.If otherwise your bowels are regular and normal, i will not worry about it, but if you have green stool persisting then consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What can help with bowel movements?

High fiber diet: A diet rich in fruits and vegetables along with adequate oral hydration will help with regular bowel movements. You can also use otc fibers to help. Just remember to drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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What causes soupy bowel movements ?

What causes soupy bowel movements ?

? severity: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more