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Bladder And Bowel Problems
Hysterectomy in 2007 still have ovaries now weight only in abdomen area fatigue and bladder problems plus bowel problems no appetite and period cramp?
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
What bowel problems cause bladder discomfort? On/off pain top pelvic bone with need to defecate. When I defecate, lots of dark flakes in bowl.
Be evaluated...: To find out what might have caused all you symptoms in bowel and bladder, one needs detailed info on specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How to get these related things done correctly? Follow instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you surely can work closer/ better with doc for right diagnosis/ care ...Read more
Yes: An inguinal hernia is a hole in the muscle layers of the abdominal wall which allows a sac of the abdominal lining to come through it. That sac is open at the base and will, sometimes, allow bowel or fatty tissue or bladder to enter the sac and become irritated, stuck or in worst case injured and gangrenous. Symptoms can vary based on what is in the sac and how badly trapped and irritated it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sensory abilities decreasing, problems with bowel and bladder, my muscles & bones hurt, the worst was sometimes i'm unable to do anything?
See your doctor: You should get evaluated. This sounds like a neuromuscular disease and needs proper diagnosis, you need to seek medical attention. ...Read more
30yr fit male. My leg will often go completely numb when constipated combined with a feeling of inability to to empty bladder when doing a bowel movement. Is this normal? What could be the problem?
See answer: Constipation related to any cause is commonly associated with difficulty urination (hesitancy, poor stream, difficulty emptying, etc) especially in older men with an enlarged prostate. Numbness in leg(s) though is not common and suggests a possible underlying neurological problem (which itself can cause voiding and bowel problems) and i would recommend you see an md for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Malabsoption: Celiac disease affects about 1% of the people in the us and there are other problems related to enzyme deficiencies, e.G, lactose intolerance. Increased absorption of iron and hemochromatosis. Less commonly inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., crohn disease, parasites, and tumors. ...Read more
Headache: Not sure if all are related but a week is a long time to feel ill that way, you should call and see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Diapers: Considering your situation it is perfectly okay to weardiapers when necessary. ...Read more
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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