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Can Being Obese Cause Thick Ribbon Like Bowel Movements
Ever since I had my colonoscopy about 1 month ago I have had ribbons (very soft) bowel movements. Before constipation.
The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
Having werid movement in stomache sometimes it feels like gas haven't had normal bowel movement in a week what could cause this?
My 16month old son has had black, big, round and thick hard bowel movements. It's almost like he's pooping black rounded rocks. What is this?
Good food, probiotic: If your son overall looks good, appetite and activity are normal and his belly is not tender on pressing, then it is likely just constipation. It is quite common in kids. Give him Probonix probiotics (1 dropperful daily), some sweet potato and avocado. Stop gluten. Reduce milk. His bowels should get better in 2-4 days. If not, then contact his PCP. For severe symptoms, have him be seen asap. ...Read more
When I have a bowel movement, the next time I go to the restroom, I will have excrement in my underwear and on me, like I leaked. What causes this?
Fecal leakage : Are you taking weight loss medication. Some can cause fecal leakage ...Read more
What could be the cause for when I try and have a bowel movement it looks like off white tissue and my stomach has been giving me off and on pain??
Diet: In most cases, constipation is related to our not eating enough dietary fiber and/or not drinking enough fluid. Try a high fiber cereal like raisin bran, all bran, or fiber one and eat 1-2 portions every day. Drink enough water. When you feel the urge, evacuate without delay to avoid training your bowel to wait and lose its awareness. ...Read more
What causes it to feel like a pressure in your stomach when you push on it. And you don't need to pass a bowel movement.
Needs to be checked: Nausea during bowel movements can be due to constipation ,related to your diet and eating habits or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. We need more information about your eating habits, if your bowels are regular or not,if you have any abdominal pain ,if you are taking any laxatives or rx or over the counter medicines or vitamins etc.May need a GI Consult if it is constant every time . May need endo/colono ...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
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