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Change in bowel habits and lower butt pain. Could that be old endometriosis?

Change in bowel habits and lower butt pain. Could that be old endometriosis?

Could be: Bowel changes and butt pain could be endometriosis if that's where your symptoms were before. You should make sure it's not something wrong with your colon though. ...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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19 years old. Change in bowel habits but go everyday. Sometimes blood on toilet paper from known hemorrhoids. Should I be screened for colon cancer?

19 years old. Change in bowel habits but go everyday. Sometimes blood on toilet paper from known hemorrhoids. Should I be screened for colon cancer?

Not at this time: The incidence of colorectal cancer is very low under the age of 40, and stats for 19-39 years of age for women are 1/1400 and increase dramatically between age 40-50 to 1/140. Unless you have a strong family history of colorectal cancer, you can relax about that diagnosis for now. If you have not been feeling well, experience BM urgency, you should be checked for colitis. ...Read more

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Endometriosis now with severe pain in lower left abdomen?

Endometriosis now with severe pain in lower left abdomen?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Lower abdomen pain during intercourse mean endometriosis or worse?

Lower abdomen pain during intercourse mean endometriosis or worse?

Endometriosis common: Endometriosis is far and away the most common cause of female pelvic pain. The list of possible causes is just not that long in most patients. Pain during or after intercourse should be evaluated by your gynecologist. Other causes include pid (pelvic inflammatory disease, a bacterial infection of the uterus/tubes/ovaries) but usually there is a low grade fever and some extra vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more