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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
Have acidic bowel movements/rectal irritation after, doc suspects IBS due to accompanying symptoms. Any over--the-counter remedies for irritation?
I suffer with sticky stools don't seem to be able to have a full bowel movement leading to irritation through the day?
Many possible causes: This might be caused by inappropriate diet, poor digestion, imbalances of GI flora like candida overgrowth, hypothyroidism etc. I advise evaluation by a good holistic doc- see http://www. Abihm. Org/search-doctors. Fiber & fluids might help. A detailed article on this subject is at http://www. Fibermenace. Com/gutsense/transition. Html even though this is from a commercial website it gives good advice. ...Read more
What causes hemrrhoids to bleed? Is it because of irritation from wiping or something else? Pregnant and wondering why it bleeds after a bowel movt?
Sure its hemorrhoid?: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more
Bright red blood in my stool I had a irritation about a week ago with a forced bowl movement and with that came some blood...Now with each bowel movement, it has not stopped. I look in the toilet and see blood. Very bright and fresh looking...Should I be
Blood in the stool, on the toilet paper, or in the toilet after a bowel movement are all reasons to see a doctor. You may be dealing with internal and/or external hemorrhoids, a rectal fissure (tear in the rectum). This seems more likely since this all started after a forced bowel movement.
Depending on your history, the examination, and diagnostic testing results (i.e. Occult blood stool test), your doctor may want to order a test called a colonoscopy (procedure where a camera is used to visualize your colon). Lastly with bleeding comes anemia, your doctor should also screen you for this.
All the best. ...Read more
I have irretation inside the rectum each time I open my bowel. It has been like this for quite some time?
this is a common complaint. There are several possibilities. You may have an anal fissure or fistula that needs to be diagnosed at the colo-rectal clinic. You could have a food allergy. You could also have warts.
It seems that given all of this it is time for a colonoscopy or at the very least an anoscopy. ...Read more
I have irritation un the lower abdomen which worsens after I eat heavy or oily foods. It has been a month with no relief even after medications. Would?
Must be seen: Cannot diagnosed your rash online- it must be visualized, evaluated and treated by your physician. ...Read more
The drape for the wound vac is causing redness, irritation and pain, is there anything else I could use for cover? I have a wound vac to lower abdomen
Hypoallergenic: Tape, adhesive, cloth or gauze. I suggest sterile Telfa, covered by 1-2 layers of sterile gauze, held in place by hypoallergenic tape= sterile pressure dressing. Consult your surgeon. ...Read more
My 60 yrs old Mother is suffering form irritation & pain of abdomen She is crying loudly from 2 PM to all day We consulted many doctors but not result?
I have irritation in the lower abdomen, if I eat spicy foods then it irritates more, and also tendency to pass gas. I feel like not eating?
I have upper abdomen bloating more than 2 weeks and feel pain when pressed with some movements and also have back pain. Feeling irritation?
Various causes: Upper abdominal bloating with tenderness and associated back discomfort could be due to simple dyspepsia, gastritis, peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia, gall bladder disorder and even pancreatic problems. If symptoms persist, see your pcp examine you and order appropriate tests. ...Read more
I have degenerating discs in thoracic spine can it cause nerve irritation/pain that radiates to upper abdomen and chest? How would you test for this?
If there is a: Herniated thoracic disc, then you could have thoracic radiculopathy, which would result in pain wrapping around from your back to sides to the front of the abdomen and chest. Getting a thoracic MRI will inform you if there is a disc pushing on any of the exiting thoracic nerve roots. See a spinal specialist to get evaluated and see if your symptoms may be resulting from your thoracic spine. ...Read more
From past few days im having frequent urination&while urinating my left abdomen hurts. I've no burning sensation or irritation while urinating. What's it?
Infection/stone: Urinary frequency can be a sign of bladder irritation. Because you are also having pain, I would see your doctor to get your urine checked to make sure that an infection is not present that might contribute to your symptoms. In addition, a renal ultrasound may be helpful to assess for stones/kidney obstruction as well. ...Read more
Hi. One time I had a sudden irritation in my upper left abdomen under my breast. It felt like a ball or someone is holding that organ n squeezingit?
Need more info: The area in question is most likely your stomach. Your complaint could be because you ate too fast and swallowed a lot of air. If this discomfort happened only one time chances are that the problem is benign. If it happens again then you should see your family physician. ...Read more
I have pain in my upper left abdomen below my ribs. The area is hot to the touch and feels as if there is some swelling. The pain can be described as more of a burning with some itching and feels as if it is on the surface. There is no skin irritation. Do
PAIN IN ABDOMEN:
SEE, OR CALL, YOUR PCP SOONEST.
THIS HAS TO BE SEEN BY A DOCTOR. . .
DO NOT DELAY.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more
I've been feeling pain in my lower abdomen for some time now, and everytime I go my my doctor he says its thrush but I have no discharge or irritation?
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What causes strong smelling discharge after periods and pressure in lower abdomen? No pain, irritation or in vagina. Period every two weeks too
Hello doctor, I feel mild pain and irritation on upper abdomen below rib cage when I have breakfast. Is sign of ulcer?
By the brief description of the location and association with eating, it could be. Would be happy to discuss further with you over an inbox consult. I need to go over a few more questions with you and get more info about your medical history but would be happy to help you get treated and feeling better. ...Read more