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Bowel (Definition)

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


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I feel full i haven't moved my bowels properly in two days. What should I do?

I feel full i haven't moved my bowels properly in two days. What should I do?

Try Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate): If you have a problem with chronic constipation, you should be taking something regularly, like MiraLAX or a prescription medication, like Amitiza (lubiprostone) or linzess. But if you just have periodic constipation and want more rapid relief from below, try a fleet enema. For relief from above, try 10 oz. Of magnesium citrate. ...Read more

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Since my bowels don't move daily will the toxins come out other places like my skin?

Since my bowels don't move daily will the toxins come out other places like my skin?

What toxins?: Normal bowel frequency ranges from 3 movements a day to a movement every 3-4 days. Stool is composed of bacteria from your gut flora, undigested food and ingestants, and products secreted into the gut (enzymes, bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) acid, mucus, etc.). What are the "toxins" you are referring to that you believe are somehow retained if you miss a daily bowel movement? ...Read more

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I am having major pain on my left side and when I move it gets a lot worse my bowels aren't normal I don't have an appetite really I started now Pukin?

I am having major pain on my left side and when I move it gets a lot worse my bowels aren't normal I don't have an appetite really I started now Pukin?

Left sided pain: May be ulcer /or gastritis with or without h pylori if upper abdomen. In lower abdomen can be inflammatory, or diverticulitis Also may be ovarian or UTI. Bowel irregularity can be constipation for that usually you need to drink 2-3 liters water/gatorade a day some prune juice, eat fiber ( oats. lentils,brown rice), But since you are vomiting go to ER/ doc NOW need CT to evaluate. ...Read more

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How to make your bowels move after a hystorectomery

How to make your  bowels move after a hystorectomery

Bowel stimulation: Walk a lot, minimize pain meds, time, stool softeners. ...Read more

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How long does it take to move bowels after a colonoscopy?

How long does it take to move bowels after a colonoscopy?

Varies: Depending on your normal bowel function and the foods you consume after your test, many people resume normal bowel movements the next day. ...Read more

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What can I take over-the-counter to move my bowels . Regulary?

What can I take over-the-counter to move my bowels . Regulary?

Fiber: A high fiber diet or fiber supplement is best, along with adequate hydration. Avoid using laxatives on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Which food oils, or oily foods, give a good stimulus to move your bowels?

Which food oils, or oily foods, give a good stimulus to move your bowels?

Fiber: In general, the best natural way to "move bowels" is to eat foods with high fiber content. Fiber is material that can't be broken down by our gastrointestinal system and move things along. Oil and oily foods are absorbed by the gut, unless there is some sort of enzyme deficiency, so they aren't effective for what you're suggesting. Very oily foul smelling stools are termed steatorrhea. ...Read more

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Worried about the health of bowels, if they are slow to move and tend to constipate?

Worried about the health of bowels, if they are slow to move and tend to constipate?

See below...: More info is needed for a legit answer... In the absence of more info however, i can share only an andecdote, an instance when constipation turned out to be a metaphor that a client was holding on to the past, with a conflict between the need to let go and the refusal to let go... As these issues were processed, bm improved... Wishing you well! ...Read more