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Bowel Discomfort Weeks After Colonoscopy
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
Need more info: If the pain is in the area of the stomach and you were bearing down hard to move your bowels, then it could be that in the process of bearing down you increased the pressure in the belly enough to push stomach acid into the food tube or esophagus. This would then cause pain due to the nature of how you exerted yourself to defecate. Seems like a long time to have pain post movement. See your doc. ...Read more
Do changing bowel movements (formed stool/diarrhea) occur for a few days after colonoscopy. Had a colonoscopy two days ago and now had one full formed bowel movement then one of diarrhea. Before procedure I had difficult BM or constipation ?
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...Read more
Anal pain with and after defecation, stool leakage after defecation that stays for 4 hours .done colonoscopy and dr said everything seemed normal?
Finishing antibiotics after sigmoid diverticulitis feeling fine except tenderness inthe center abdomin especially after bowel movement is this normal?
Pain with BM: 36 year old gentleman with abdominal pain after BM finishing course of antibiotics for diverticular disease. The course of antibiotics you are taking can modify your intestinal flora and cause gastrointestinal upset. In addition, you have proven diverticular disease. No nausea, vomiting, diarrhea hopefully it will not persist. Probiotics/continue abx however discuss pain with treating MD please ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating after eating everyday for weeks. Loss of appetite. Lap surgery for removing endometrioma 3 mts ago. Normal?
I'm having bowel movement within 2 hrs of having meal after staple haemorodictomy. How long will this frequent bowel movement last.
Bowel movements: We all have a reflex called the gastrocolic reflex that causes us to defecate after a meal, especially a large meal. This is a defense mechanism for the body to rid itself of waste so we could be ready to fight of flee back in the days of old. This is more pronounced in some people and after going through stressors. ...Read more
Gallbladder removed eight weeks ago. Ever since, poop floats every day along with some intestinal discomfort after pooping. A concern?
Depends....: If the pain is mild and getting better then its normal. If the pain is getting worse along with abdominal distention and fevers then thats a problem. Contact your endoscopist immediately if thats the case. ...Read more
Can be normal if...: This can be normal as long as the stools are not described as black and tarry in appearance (as this could indicate a slow bleed from the gastrointestinal tract). If constipation does not resolve or is accompanied by abdominal pain, lack of appetite, fever, or distention (swollen belly), then a follow up with the Gastroenterologist would be warranted. ...Read more
Is kidney pain normal during the colonoscoppy prep. Also brown diahrea 5 mins after eating after test?
Many discomforts: may occur during a colonoscopy prep. It is not a pleasant thing to go through. The pain in the area of your kidney, was more likely originating from the colon which underlies the kidneys. The brown diarrhea after eating is probably due to irritation of your colon by the prep and the test. Drink clear liquids and a BRAT diet to help your colon recover. ...Read more
1-2 days: If you go home and start eating afterward, then you should start having some stool within a day or two. ...Read more
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