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Bowel Movement Difficulty With Rectal Pain
Defecation syncope,: Is what you are describing. Significant vagal nerve stimulus from painful defecation or heavy bearing down. This is due to the Insulin resistance syndrome, get checked for this and follow a low-glycemic index diet and get frequent, aerobic exercise. But why so much pain with defecation? You need to see a gastroenterologist to figure this part of it out. ...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
Impaction is likely.: Please call your doctor to determine the best cleanout protocol for you based on your medical history. ...Read more
Think: Hemorrhoid.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fissure: Severe anal pain caused by a bm which persists after is usually a fissure. ...Read more
I am having rectal pain with a bowel movement, also a sharp but not bad pain in my upper right abdomen that comes and goes. I'm thinking I should see?
See a doctor:
Your rectal pain could be anal fissure, or a hemorrhoid.
your upper abdominal pain could be an ulcer, or your gallbladder.
eat light food, avoid spicy and greasy food, drink a lot of water, and juices, eat fruits and vegetables, eat more fibers, keep your bowel soft,
check with your doctor for some testing ...Read more
Woke to severe rectal pain. Didn't feel constipated but used glycerin suppository in case. Next day had a bowel movement w/ some grayish poop at end?
If persists> see Dr: There are a number of conditions that can cause rectal pain. If the pain occurred only once and you don't have pain on defecating it's possible the pain may be due to Proctalgia fugax. This can be due to spasm of the anal muscles, nerve compression or other causes. If you continue to have symptoms see a colorectal surgeon or GI specialist for a precise diagnosis.> http://bit. Ly/1VI0NUc ...Read more
I have severe rectal pain during periods while bowel movement and passing gas. Can u suggest remedy for this situation?
I am experiencing anal pain and buttock itch. The following also describe me: Rectal pain and Painful bowel movements. What should I do?
Pain in lower back after a bowel movement, difficulty going to the toilet, long duration... drink enough water, eat healthily... any suggestions?
Pain in anus woke me. Bowel movement brought relief. Felt no lump in anus but when I pushed in a bit on the right I felt a small bb sized. Lump not inside anus but from anus I can push in and feel it?
Is it normal to have sharp shooting rectal pain during bowel movement w straining? Only happens during my period. Pain worsens with more pushing.
See doctor: Difficult to speculate without an examination of the rectal area and a pelvic examination. It could be adenomyosis or endometriosis, or just hemorroids, so anything I say is just speculation. At your age it doesn't seem dangerous, so addressing the problem will depend on how serious the problem is to you. ...Read more
I am experiencing diarrhea, painful bowel movements and rectal pain. The following also describe me: Anal pain and Feeling of unfinished defecation. What should I do?
I am experiencing bloody stool, rectal bleeding, painful bowel movements and anal pain. The following also describe me: Rectal lump, Rectal swelling, Blood on toilet tissue, Rectal pain, Constipation, Blood in toilet, and Holding bowel movements. What sh
Be checked soon...: Despite being young at 17, you need an evaluation and counseling so to define the origin of bleeding and what causes all related symptoms. To get all related things done correctly so to get right care could not be that hard by following instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Then you can work well with doc to rule out infection/inflammation, hemorroids, tumors, etc. ...Read more
Occassionally I anal/rectal pain during wiping after a bowl movement. There are just a few spots of bright red blood on toilet paper. Serious?
Likely: Is either a hemorrhoid or analysis fissure as these are common and cause the symptoms you report. To be sure you should seek the help of your doctor to visualize the area and create an appropriate treatment plan for you. Until you get evaluated make due to minimize constipation by staying hydrated, reasonable fiber intake, remaining active and considering an over the counter stool softeners. ...Read more
I sometimes have difficulty wiping clean after making a bowel movement even after baby wipes. Is something wrong?
Feces: No this is not unusual and does not suggest you have any disease of any kind ...Read more
Urine culture and sample test clear. What is the reason for burning and difficulty urination after bowel movement whole day?
Following c-section had ++ difficulty having bowel movement for months. Often had to push perineum in order to push stool back out to rectum. Normal?
Don't worry yet: Relaxation of the pelvic support structures is predictable and expected around the time of delivery. This would cause the problems you are describing as well as some urinary symptoms like leaking or incomplete bladder emptying. These most often "self-correct" within 6-8 weeks after delivery. ...Read more
I took lexapro, serotia and zolgen for 2 days and I want to stop it. I stop it since august 14. And I had difficulty in sleeping and in my bowel movement I also had excessive sweating. When will I be back in my normal phase? Thanks
These medications: Were given to you for a reason. Stopping them may not help you to return to your normal phase. Check with your health care provider for a better evaluation and suggestions. ...Read more
I took lexapro, serotia, zolgen but I was not really depressed. I took these for 2 days. But I stop it since august 14. But I had difficulty in sleeping and my bowel movement. I had excessive sweating before but now gone. When to be at normal phase?
Agree with Dr Chuu: Look to something other then the medications for the cause. ...Read more
Three days out from an appendectomy. No decrease in symptoms and I'm again experiencing LRQ pain. I have not had a bowel movement or passed gas. Bladder pain during urination. I have difficulty sleeping and eating. Does this warrant an appt?
The opioid: Analgesics have side effects constipation, respiratory depression, euphoria, miosis, nausea and vomiting and physical dependence. A common problem associated with opioid therapy is constipation, which is a slowing of peristalsis caused by the action of the opioids. To prevent constipation from occurring, OTC laxatives are often prescribed along with opioid medication. ...Read more
I haven't had a bowel movement in 5 days. I've taken laxatives for three nights and still haven't gone... What could be the problem? What should I do?
Dehydration: A common cause of constipation is dehydration. Make sure you are drinking at least 8-10 glasses of water a day or approximately 2 liters. Also make sure you have a high fiber diet. You can try an over the counter suppository. If your constipation continues make sure you consult your primary doctor. ...Read more
I have strange addiction, I can't seem to stop myself from eating raw rice. I don't have any problem with my bowel movement though. What I am trying t?
Pica?: If the rice is from a trusted organic source and well washed, it will be safe - but if not, the toxins on it can be harmful. See a Dr for eval of a possiblr nutrient deficiency underlying this and a specialist behavioral therapist tor Tx if you have other non-food cravings that may be more risky and feel it should stop. Best! ...Read more
While running, I get 3 miles in and have to have a bowel movement. I have tried going before but doesn't help. What can I do? I have been running about a year and this has been a problem since adding more distance. I have tried going before I run but often
This: This is a common complaint of distance runners. The mechanism is not entirely clear but I have suggested to my patients to use Imodium (loperamide) or another antidiarrheal in a prophylactic manner. I have had great success with this. It usually only takes one or two 15-30 minutes before a run and you will be much more comfortable. I would also suggest staying away from sugar or high electrolyte drinks prior to the run as they can also stimulate bowel movements. ...Read more
Possible proctalgia: ... It may mean so much more. What circumstances/activity cause symptoms? Does it awaken you from sleep? Is bleeding or change in bowel pattern also present? What are your risk factors and exposures? Any anal trauma (enemas, intercourse, manual or instrumental insertion)? Responses to these questions will alter the answer. ...Read more
Not normal...: The normal range of bm frequency is from 3 stools bms per day to 1 bm every 3 days. Your frequency falls outside the range of normal. The longer the stool sits in the colon is associated with greater risk of colon cancer. I suggest you eat more fiber, get more active, drink more water or use a gentle laxative to have more frequent bms. You may want to see a gastroenterologist. Good luck! ...Read more
Sometimes...: Bloating, irregular stools, and fullness may reflect diet (check your fiber intake), alterations in the population of healthy gut flora we each carry, food intolerances, maldigestion due to problems of the small intestine, pancreas, or biliary tree, changes in GI motility (how well your GI tract mixes and moves food along), various infections, and even irritable bowel syndrome. Testing is easy. ...Read more
How old is your baby: Need more history to be able to help you. Please call your pediatrician to discuss the issue. Or post another question and be more specific. Thank you. ...Read more
Start with basics:: Drink at least 8 large glasses of water a day, eat raw vegetable and fruit every day, take probiotics or eat yogurt or kefir every day, eat high fiber grains like whole wheat, flax meal, wheat germ, etc and take a fiber supplement nightly, add a magnesium supplement 300-400mg daily, and cut back on cheese and processed foods. If still problems, try docusate stool softener, then see your doc! ...Read more