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Can You Be Constipated And Have Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Actually--yes: If the constipation is long term it builds up fecal material in the colon. This can subsequentlly partially liquefy and lead to diarrhea. I had a patient whose left leg was paralyzed due to a massive build up of stool(it took about 10 enemas to clear it) that pressed on the motor nerve to her leg. The paralysis cleared up after the stool was removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Look at diet: Stool irregularity can relate to diet and other lifestyle issues. But it can also be from thyroid disease, meds, infections and even crohn's disease. The most common cause once other things evaluated is spastic colon or irritable bowel syndrome. More no s needed. If this is recurring, be seen. ...Read more
Since december I have constipation and diarrhea. I stay constipated for about 3weeks and then i get diarrhea for 1week and i get constipated again ?
Some days i'm so constipated it hurts then the next day I have diarrhea. Should I do something about this?
Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. Remember, consistency from day to day. ...Read more
Diarrhea everymorning when i wakeup? But never feels like its all out. Plus i can only go if its in the morning.. Or if ive been constipated. Im 18?
Really constipated enimas not helping but keep getting feeling i have diarrhea and LOTS of bubbling WHY?? Of nothing is coming out,, waiting on colono
Please give us more: health info on you? Impossible to ascertain the cause, or reason behind your chronic constipation without a history of your medical/family/ social/sexual/surgical/ meds/supplements/ procedures. Very few people have colonoscopies at 32 unless medically indicated. So do help us understand more your situation so we can help. ...Read more
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