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Constipated But Still Having Bowel Movements
Yes: Stool can leak around obstruction.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Had a good bowel movement 3 days ago but can't pass a bowel movement now. Very constipated even though I'm taking stool softeners &drinking alot?
Fiber and Magnesium: Try adding several tablespoonfuls of psyllium husks (Konsyl) to your daily regimen. Mix and drink fast, as it will solidify in the glass otherwise. Follow with another glass of water. Do this daily. Add magnesium to your diet, as well--500-1500 mg per day. You can't overdose on magnesium, because it will give you diarrhea. Find the dose that's right for you. ...Read more
My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.
Here are some...: With all what you have gone through as reported in your profile, what you experienced may be what you are going to have and live since you already have received the most common and effective treatment. Constantly feeling something inside rectum may be related with inflammatory change of prostate. Empirically, it's worthwhile to try 500 mg Ceftriaxone + 1 gm azithromycin and see. ...Read more
Constipated but still have small bowel movements with a feeling of incomplete evacuation. Could I be impacted?
Possible : You could check yourself with a glove to find out . Try NaturalCalmcan get on internet it's a magnesium product you can titrate till you pass the lumps . Be sure they come out because diarrhea will pass an obstruction . Then when clean you cN back odd untilyou have banana shaped stool without straining ...Read more
I have been having pencil shaped bowel movements with very bad smell, frequent bowel movements and stomach pain. Should i be concerned?
I have hemorrhoids that were painful and bleeding even without bowel movement. Pain gone, but now there is bright blood/clots, without bowel movement.
Been having trouble passing gas and having bowel movements..not pregnant, having weird stomach movements...could this be a sign of ibs??
I have IBS AND PCOS. lately i have been getting cramping pelvic period like pain before bowel movements. it doesnt always happen.
I have been unable to have a bowel movement in a week. I've tried laxatives, stool softeners, prunes, enemas, and suppositories. I have always had irregular bowel movements. Im in severe pain!
My stomach hurts very sharp pain as though im having contraction, but im not pregnant. I am frequently passing gas and bowel movements.
Gallbladder: See a doctor and get an ultrasound. ...Read more
Wearing pants in lower abdomen causes gas and bowel movement even if i have had normal daily bowel movement?
Been having bowel movements that seem "incomplete". I sometime feel urge to vomit at same time when moving my bowels. feel bloated/fullness low pelvis?
I would : See a gyn and a gi doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have been having stomach issues today [gurgling, constant solid bowel movements, gas] and excessive urination and am now exhausted. Is this normal?
I have been having vomiting with my bowel movements... Also pain duringduring bowel movements. What could be wrong?
Pain with BM: You need to go to the ER to make sure you're not having a bowl obstruction. You need to have studies done of your abdomen. I wish you the best ...Read more
After every bowel movement I feel like there's more stool but I don't have any urge to pass it, still have random dull stomach pains. Constipation?
Constipation: Most common cause of constipation is your diet. Foods that absorb water in colon or have a lot of pectin in them lead to hard,dry stool. They are the grains - rice, barley, wheat, green peas -, bananas, milk. Eliminate those for a few days and the constipation frequently goes away. ...Read more
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