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I have POTS syndrome & hypermobility syndrome. All of muscles are weak. I have trouble pooping, controlling my bladder and bowel. No doctor knows why.

I have POTS syndrome & hypermobility syndrome. All of muscles are weak. I have trouble pooping, controlling my bladder and bowel. No doctor knows why.

Dysautonomia: 18y fem has "Hypermobility Syndrome, weak muscles, POTS, difficulty controlling bladder/bowel". Autonomic nerves are tethered at vertebral foramina & subluxing joints, especially sacroiliac joints, impinge these nerves arousing neural stimuli of smooth muscles of arteries, intestine & bladder. Dysautonomic effects manifest as patient describes. Many of these patients go on to develop Fibromyalgia. ...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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Son in law was in afganistan for a year one place had bad air quillty now has high white blood cell count high c02 and bowel trouble what is this?

Son in law was in afganistan for a year  one place had bad air quillty now has high white blood cell count high c02 and bowel trouble  what  is this?

Hard to say: The site can offer many things but does not substitute for a thorough evaluation by a physician. Please pursue any such issues with a local doc and ask them your questions.The information you list include things that are too broad in their possible origins to link under one issue. ...Read more

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I have had stomach trouble for a few days. No vomiting or bowel trouble but sometimes gassy and slight pain. Also loss of appetite.?

I have had stomach trouble for a few days. No vomiting or bowel trouble but sometimes gassy and slight pain. Also loss of appetite.?

Stomach pain: If by stomach, you mean the upper abdomen or epigastric area, the pain could be acute gastritis. An antacid medication such as mylanta could be helpful. Careful attention to timing of pain with regards to foods, stress or medications could help pinpoint the cause. If the pain is more right of the midline of the upper abdomen then gall bladder disease should be considered. If persists see an md. ...Read more

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As a person who does suffer from lactose/fructose/gluten intolerance and frequent bowel trouble, what can I do to relieve stringy stool and bloating?

As a person who does suffer from lactose/fructose/gluten intolerance and frequent bowel trouble, what can I do to relieve stringy stool and bloating?

See GI doctor: It is very rare to see this combination of intolerances. I recommend that you consult a GI specialist re. your problems before malnutrition sets in due to so many food restrictions related to these intolerances. ...Read more

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Feel sick after eating, pain lower right hand side where appendix would be, pain getting worse also goes to my back have trouble bowel movement?

Feel sick after eating, pain lower right hand side where appendix would be, pain getting worse also goes to my back have trouble bowel movement?

SEE MD NOW: Don't rely on impersonal computer web sites for this. See doc now! could be a medical or surgical urgency/emergency. Could be appendicitis, inflammatory bowel disease, gyn issues including tubal pregnancy, ovarian torsion;, infection, tumors, other. Go now! ...Read more

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I have trouble with bowel movements, what to do?

I have trouble with bowel movements, what to do?

Please provide: pertinent info or seek evaluation by your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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Having trouble with bowel movements ever since I had my Son almost 2 years ago. When should I be concerned and seek medical help?

Having trouble with bowel movements ever since I had my Son almost 2 years ago.
When should I be concerned and seek medical help?

Bowels: I think you need to make sure that you are well hydrated increase your fluid intake and increase your roughage intake as well if this does not succeed and giving you normal bowel movements try taking about softener might Metamucil or Pericolace if neither of these work then at that time I would see if physician ...Read more

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Why is my 4-week old having trouble making bowel movements, and what can I do?

Several issues : A 4 wk old is becomming more robust in its efforts and will often make a lot of noise pooping. Their main muscle for this action is the breathing muscle and will be until the flabby belly muscles mature. If the poo is soft and emptying is regular i would not be concerned. Breast babies can poo a smear/feed or once a week. Bottle babies are more regular. If the poo is hard extra water may help. ...Read more

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Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more