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How long after acute onset of new pain + bowel problems (no prior Hx) should SCS implanted at S2 (racepinephrine) be removed? No lead breakage or device malfunction.

How long after acute onset of new pain + bowel problems (no prior Hx) should SCS implanted at S2 (racepinephrine) be removed?  No lead breakage or device malfunction.

See doctor: all pain should be evaluated you don't want to get too constipated because the straining can hurt your your back use of spinal cord stimulators should be managed by a pain specialist familiar with the device ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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60 obese lady highsugar heavy bleeding after manapause uterus stick with intestine surgery rcomendd but surgeon will attach stool bag severe pain what?

60 obese lady highsugar heavy bleeding after manapause uterus stick with intestine surgery rcomendd but surgeon will attach stool bag severe pain what?

Colostomy: It is hard to judge whether or not you need a colostomy (stool bag) from the limited details you gave. In fact, it is more of a decision that might have to be made in the operating room. Generally though, if your colon can be prepped adequately, you shouldn't really need a colostomy. If you were having a total colectomy with ileoanal pull through, you could need an ileostomy temporarily. ...Read more

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Im 24 obesse female with pcos recently diagnosed idiopathic intercranial hypertension i had problems for years bowels now orange watery stools ?

Im 24 obesse female with pcos recently diagnosed idiopathic intercranial hypertension i had problems for years bowels now orange watery stools ?

Stools: kinda sounds like some fat malabsorption going on. Have you recently been started on metformin? The main concern would be that the color you are seeing has blood in it. Probably time to have your doc check a hemoccult for blood in your stool ...Read more

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My little sister wiped back to front after a bowel movement. I made sure to clean her good immediately after with wiped. Can she still get a UTI?

My little sister wiped back to front after a bowel movement. I made sure to clean her good immediately after with wiped. Can she still get a UTI?

Yes: The best hygiene is to wipe from front to back. However, wiping from the rectum could spread bacteria and cause a urinary tract infection, though rare. Observe for fever, emesis, dysuria (pain with urination). Let an MD know if these symptoms occur. ...Read more

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? After a good bowel movement & clean myself well in an hour or so I'll begin to burn down their , I wipe and its dirty again. Bowel leakage ??

? After a good bowel movement & clean myself well in an hour or so I'll begin to burn down their , I wipe and its dirty again. Bowel leakage ??

Pretty common: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Often, anal manometry followed by biofeedback can be curative without the need of surgery or medication. ...Read more

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No matter what I use I cannot seem to get my anus clean after I move my bowels. Used wipes etc. What can I do my anus is so sore.

No matter what I use I cannot seem to get my anus clean after I move my bowels. Used wipes etc. What can I do my anus is so sore.

Sitz Bath/Tub Bath: Stop using wipes as these are not working.I sugget you either use a sitz bath with warm water after moving your bowels or just sit in a bath tub with warm water If still have same problem consult your Doctor Sitz bath is avauilable from any medical supply store ...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


Bowel (Definition)

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