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Bowel Movements Cause Problems Stent
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
Had ercp w/ manometry 6 days ago. Still have not had a bowel movement. Taking stool softeners..Should I use an enema? Stent that should come out.
They're connected: What goes in must come out. Large meals result in large stools; small meals result in small stools. ...Read more
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
I've never had problems with bowel movements before. Yesterday I did not know I had to poop until I felt it running down my leg. What causes this?
Stool incontinence: could be serious and definitely embarassing problem. Most likely it is caused by defective sensory mechanism of anal sphincter. Consult with a colo-rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Could a bowel movement in sleep, that does not wake you, be caused by stress or psychiatric problems? Or what is the chance it is nocturnal seizure?
What can be the cause of lower back pain with problem with bowel movements and I have tingling in my feet.?
Several things: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Does bad digestion or intestinal problems cause acne and/clogged pores? I have weird bowel movements and clogged pores/mild acne all over my face
Acne: discuss these issues with a board certified dermatologist who can examine your skin. ...Read more
What's your normal?: "normal" bowel frequency in america ranges from 3 stools daily to one every 3 to 4 days. Many patients have some variability. If your normal is every 4 days, then no worries. If your norm is 4x/day, then maybe you have cause for concern. Lots of things alter how fast your GI tract empties--obstruction, dysmotilities, infection, malabsorption/maldigestion, metabolic issues, irritable bowel, more. ...Read more
When : When feces transits too quickly through the colon, liquids are not reabsorbed which usually leads to a loose stool. Additionally because of the rapid movement through the large intestine there is not time for the bile salts to be metabolised, so they do not change from green to brown. Of course, eating green vegetables can also lead to green bowel movements. If you have a prolonged change in bowel habitus, this warrants medical examination. ...Read more
Mucus discharge: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more
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