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Could strong bowel movements cause problems with my renal stent?

Could strong bowel movements cause problems with my renal stent?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that constipation would affect a renal stent. Constipation is more likely to lead to painful anal fissures and bleeding hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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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


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I had a stent placed in my ureter and I haven't had a bowel movement for 2 days now?

I had a stent placed in my ureter and I haven't had a bowel movement for 2 days now?

Not related to stent: A ureteral stent is placed to relieve obstruction in the kidney/ureter. Constipation may result from pain medicine or anti-spasm medications given during or after the procedure ...Read more

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What type of bowel movements should be expected with a stent put in for colon cancer ?

Depends on location: If the obstruction being treated if up in the colon and successfully opens up the blockage, the bowel movements may be normal. If the stent is in the rectum, close to the anus, the stools will likely be more thin than normal. ...Read more

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How is excess bowel movement caused by digestion problems?

How is excess bowel movement caused by digestion problems?

They're connected: What goes in must come out. Large meals result in large stools; small meals result in small stools. ...Read more

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Can a coccyx that curves inward cause problems when trying to have a bowel movement?

Can a coccyx that curves inward cause problems when trying to have a bowel movement?

Unlikely: If you have a coccyx that is curved in, then short of any injury/fracture it has probably been that way since you were born. So unless you have always had problems, it is probably from another cause. Consider further work up. ...Read more

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Ive had a hysterectomy removing all but my ovaries, I have a cystocele can this cause problems with having regular bowel movements?

Ive had a hysterectomy removing all but my ovaries, I have a cystocele can this cause problems with having regular bowel movements?

Here are some ...: Analyzing the sequence of events specifically in relation with the function of urination and BM before & after simple total hysterectomy without ovarian removal will get a glimpse & suspicion of its potential negative impacts, which may be expected but widely vary among individuals in severity. So, with these in mind, seek pro-evaluation to duduce possible clinical significance for reasonable Rx. ...Read more

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Can having a fibroid on the posterior of the uterus cause problems with bowel movements?

Can having a fibroid on the posterior of the uterus cause problems with bowel movements?

Yes: If the fibroid is large and compressing the colon or rectum it can cause problems with bowel movements. Schedule a visit with an Obgyn for an examination and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Stenting (Definition)

In general, a stent is a metal tube used to keep a vessel open. Stents can be placed in a huge number of places, including blood vessels, bile ducts, even in the colon ...Read more


Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more