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Bowel Movement Too Large To Pass
If you drink water, does it go only down to small intestines or also to large intestines even when large intestines are packed with constipated stools?
Water: Water is absorbed as needed by the body throughout the small and large intestines, and if an excess of water is ingested, it will be illuminated by the kidneys. If you are constipated, drink plenty of fluids. Good luck. ...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
Why does a severely redundant loopy distended colon allow stool to pass though slowly, but not flatus? I cannot pass flatus any more? CT scan normal
Life'sAGas,Sometimes: I'm sure your husband is very happy about that...But first, does it cause you pain or does your stomach get all bloated? If you feel OK don't sweat it. But if you have pain or cramps then you may need to change your diet so less gas is formed (crucifers? legumes? dairy?). Make sure you're not taking any medicines that slow down your gut. And- There are medicines that can stimulate the intestines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I PASS STOOL VERY FAST. I NEED ONLY FEW SECONDS TO COMPLETE A BOWEL MOVEMENT PASSING FORMED STOOL WITHOUT STRAIN OR PUSH. IS IT WEIRD OR ABNORMAL?
Will Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and prune juice help pass/soften hard stool in the rectum? I haven't had a normal bowel movement in 10 days but I'm passing gas.
When i make a bowel movement it takes 2 hours stool is soft not constipated have hemorrhoids anal fissures how will doc fix bowel movement?
Anal fissure: There is probably a lot of unconscious with holding on your part because of the hemorrhoids and anal fissure causing pain when you have a bowel movement. I would try to make the stools even softer so that it will be difficult for you to take 2 hours to pass a single BM. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please see below: This could be due to an infective process, if this continues, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?
Many reason for these symptoms: . The pain around the belly button is called Perry umbilical pain and usually associated with small intestinal cramping. This can occur as a result of food poisoning, viruses, inflammatory bowel disease, and sometimes even severe stress. Hemorrhoids are simply a symptom of poor nutrition along with lack of exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eating stimulates: The propulsion of the entire GI tract, so, lots of people have urge to BM after meals. ...Read more
Bowel movement: Pushing too hard indicates that you may be constipated. The hard stool could be irritating the nerves of your anal sphincter ...Read more
Always tires, weak and palpitation.
Hard time bowel movement, stool will be dark hard or soft as mud.
Feel as intestine not functioning properly.
Complex issue: Without easy diagnosis...Recommend complete evaluation with your physician. ...Read more
Unlikely: If haemorrhoids are large, they still allow gas to pass, unless the person is nervous about soiling themselves and it is a learned reflex... Need someone to check the health of the rectum.. Preferably someone who has experience. ...Read more
Urge to have bowel movements but when I go I can't or only manage to get a few hard pebbles. Increased fiber, water, exercise, stool Softener. IBS?
Not necessarily: One with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe medication like Linzess, if laxatives aren't working. ...Read more
Can pushing too hard on my stomach and intestines during a bowel movement cause an abdominal aortic aneurysm since I'm so skinny?
Aneurysms are: usually formed as a consequence of arterial wall weakening from severe atherosclerotic disease or certain genetic or congenital dysfunctions of the fibrous supportive tissues of the vessels. Extreme uncontrolled hypertension could theoretically contribute to aneurysm formation but usually only in the setting of concomitant atherosclerotic disease. ...Read more
How do you define diarrhea, is it bowel movement consistency or frequency? Is one lose stool bowel movement diarrhea?
Hydrate well.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per /day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Stay physically active w regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. Please discuss your hemorrhoids w your physician. If this is not sufficient. Disimpaction is sometimes. ...Read more
Could this be bowel obstruction? Cramping in abdomen, constipated only able to pass one or 2 small pieces, gas, feels like I have to go but cant.
Not really: only if the hemorrhoid are painful it could cause problem because the patient avoid having BM because of the pain. in general you need to keep your bowels soft, by drinking a lot of water, average 10-12 bottles a day. you need to eat more fruits, and drink juices, you need to eat more fibers, more vegetables. you need to exercise daily. you might need to take some stool softener. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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