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Could strong bowel movements cause problems with my renal stent?

Could strong bowel movements cause problems with my renal stent?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that constipation would affect a renal stent. Constipation is more likely to lead to painful anal fissures and bleeding hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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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I had a stent placed in my ureter and I haven't had a bowel movement for 2 days now?

I had a stent placed in my ureter and I haven't had a bowel movement for 2 days now?

Not related to stent: A ureteral stent is placed to relieve obstruction in the kidney/ureter. Constipation may result from pain medicine or anti-spasm medications given during or after the procedure ...Read more

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What type of bowel movements should be expected with a stent put in for colon cancer?

Depends on location: If the obstruction being treated if up in the colon and successfully opens up the blockage, the bowel movements may be normal. If the stent is in the rectum, close to the anus, the stools will likely be more thin than normal. ...Read more

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Had ercp w/ manometry 6 days ago. Still have not had a bowel movement. Taking stool softeners. Should I use an enema? Stent that should come out.

Had ercp w/ manometry 6 days ago. Still have not had a bowel movement. Taking stool softeners. Should I use an enema? Stent that should come out.

Start: With an enema or a suppository that are the surest thing. Only if that does not work (you may be impacted) use a stool softener (miralax). If nothing works talk to the doctor! ...Read more

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How is excess bowel movement caused by digestion problems?

How is excess bowel movement caused by digestion problems?

They're connected: What goes in must come out. Large meals result in large stools; small meals result in small stools. ...Read more

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Can a coccyx that curves inward cause problems when trying to have a bowel movement?

Can a coccyx that curves inward cause problems when trying to have a bowel movement?

Unlikely: If you have a coccyx that is curved in, then short of any injury/fracture it has probably been that way since you were born. So unless you have always had problems, it is probably from another cause. Consider further work up. ...Read more

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I've had a hysterectomy removing all but my ovaries, I have a cystocele can this cause problems with having regular bowel movements?

I've had a hysterectomy removing all but my ovaries, I have a cystocele can this cause problems with having regular bowel movements?

Here are some. ..: Analyzing the sequence of events specifically in relation with the function of urination and BM before & after simple total hysterectomy without ovarian removal will get a glimpse & suspicion of its potential negative impacts, which may be expected but widely vary among individuals in severity. So, with these in mind, seek pro-evaluation to deduce possible clinical significance for reasonable Rx. ...Read more

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Can having a fibroid on the posterior of the uterus cause problems with bowel movements?

Can having a fibroid on the posterior of the uterus cause problems with bowel movements?

Yes: If the fibroid is large and compressing the colon or rectum it can cause problems with bowel movements. Schedule a visit with an Obgyn for an examination and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Could a bowel movement in sleep, that does not wake you, be caused by stress or psychiatric problems? Or what is the chance it is nocturnal seizure?

Could a bowel movement in sleep, that does not wake you, be caused by stress or psychiatric problems? Or what is the chance it is nocturnal seizure?

Do you mean that you: Had loss of your sphincter so while sleeping? If that is the case, you need to be evaluated for diarrhea, gastrointestinal diseases, neurological illness including multiple sclerosis, and others. Please don't wait! ...Read more

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I've never had problems with bowel movements before. Yesterday I did not know I had to poop until I felt it running down my leg. What causes this?

I've never had problems with bowel movements before. Yesterday I did not know I had to poop until I felt it running down my leg. What causes this?

Stool incontinence: Could be serious and definitely embarassing problem. Most likely it is caused by defective sensory mechanism of anal sphincter. Consult with a colo-rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Nothing on tissue after bowel movement, clean swipe? What could cause this?

Nothing on tissue after bowel movement, clean swipe? What could cause this?

Great. Why question?: Stools dessicated, less mucus, diet changes, altered microbiota, altered GI transit? Need lots more information from you to place your question in context, but what you've described is not a bad thing. Here's maybe a helpful website: http://www. Howtowipeyourbutt. Com/ ...Read more

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What could cause extremely painful (not just a little pain) bowel movements?

What could cause extremely painful (not just a little pain) bowel movements?

Painful BMs: Painful and extremely painful bowel movements can be caused by hemorroids, anal fissure, proctitis, anorectal abscess, acute prostatitis and anal and rectal cancer
the pain can vary from slight to extreme depending on how advance the condition is
some other causes are crohns disease, ulcerative colitis and endometriosis. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of having 5 or more bowel movements a day, every day for years?

Consistency?: If normal/soft in consistency, it may be your normal. Color should be normal, as well as lack of other symptoms like pain. ...Read more

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If you fall and break your tailbone, could it somehow cause an obstruction to bowel movements? If so, how could it be fixed?

If you fall and break your tailbone, could it somehow cause an obstruction to bowel movements? If so, how could it be fixed?

Yes: When you break you tail bone that cause a lot of pain when you trying to have bm. To overcome that you could pain medication and stool softener and sits bath915 min in warm water, trying to relax those muscle in that area. ...Read more

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What could cause blood on toilet paper after bowel movement?

Many things: Most likely is hemm, or rectal tear, fissue or cut, but sometimes it can be from something more serious, like colon precancer or cancer or other bowel conditions so you should see a GI specialist or a general surgeon who specializes in colo-rectal for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause a bowel movement 10-15 minutes after eating non greasy food?

Gastrocolic reflex: Your body is hardwired to increase activity in your bowels when you eat. This is called the Gastrocolic reflex. This reflex is most obvious in babies. When you feed a baby it frequently isn't long before you are changing their diaper. It happens in adults also but its usually less obvious. You can read more about it here:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Gastrocolic_reflex

Best wishes! ...Read more

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I eat only junk food and high fatty foods. Could this cause oil slick in toilet after bowel movement?

I eat only junk food and high fatty foods. Could this cause oil slick in toilet after bowel movement?

Good fat vs.: Bad fat. Bad fat in junk food can result in greasy bowel movements and overall deterioration in health. Good fat such as found in coconut oil and olive oil will increase the probability of good health and give you a feeling of satiety so you are not so hungry. Try to eat better now or you may pay for it later. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Queasiness, loose bowel movements accompanied with bright blood. What could be the problem. Should I be worried?

Yes: But only if the blood is not coming from a local source like hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. Bright red blood in the stools could be a signal for the presence of conditions needing urgent management and you should definitely see a GI doctor to make certain that this is not one of them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Vagnial burning irreagular bowel movement poking feeling around liver what could this be or is it all diff problems?

Vagnial burning irreagular bowel movement poking feeling around liver what could this be or is it all diff problems?

May be different: Three symptoms in 3 parts of the body may be different problems (but sometimes are related). A primary care doctor can sit down and hear the whole story to see what is going on. A symptom-diary, where each symptom is written on a calendar, is often helpful. A primary care doctor, instead of an ob-gyn, may be of more help here, because 2 of the symptoms involve places outside of the female organs. ...Read more

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What could cause loose, greenish yellow, pussy bowel movements with unusually foul odor? Just came on. Not feeling that sick.

What could cause loose, greenish yellow, pussy bowel movements with unusually foul odor? Just came on. Not feeling that sick.

Good question: Chances are that if this is a never before symptom then it has been caused by something ingested. Get to see your family physician or a gastroenterologist very soon. ...Read more

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I have irregular bowel movements. I have soft stool that is hard to pass and few tiny stool comes out. What could be the problem?

I have irregular bowel movements. I have soft stool that is hard to pass and few tiny stool comes out. What could be the problem?

Water: Things that help regulate stools are water, fiber and exercise. You want to drink about 64 oz of fluid a day, take in 25 g of fiber and exercise 5-6 days a week. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?

What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?

Bacteria: Not lkely connected, the ammonia smell is from bacteria in the urine, This is abnormal and should be treated, the stool problem is not likely related unless there is a connection between the bladder and bowel ...Read more

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Having real problems with reflux and bowel movements have changed to tan colour could there be a connection ppi medication doesn't work?

Having real problems with reflux and bowel movements have changed to tan colour could there be a connection ppi medication doesn't work?

See answer: Likely reflux and tan stools aren't related. Having tan stools occasionally can be normal. But if the change is persistent it can indicate a problem in the hepatobiliary system (liver, gallbladder and bile ducts) causing an obstruction to the flow of bile, and you should see a physician. For detailed advice on reflux see http://bit. Ly/ZquHBK and http://bit. Ly/1KQEMhN ...Read more

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About 7 months ago I noticed that my ovaries had an achy feeling after sex. They even sometimes hurt during bowel movements. What could cause that?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain requires an extensive work up to determine the cause. Schedule a visit with an obgyn to begin the process. ...Read more

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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??

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??

Light stools: I always rule out hepatitis when I hear patients say light stools with stomach pains. Is your urine dark or skin looking yellow? Please go see a provider and possible blood and stool testing ...Read more

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Last month I had a change in my bowel movements. I was finding white tissue attached to my stool and still am every so often. What could cause this?

Last month I had a change in my bowel movements. I was finding white tissue attached to my stool and still am every so often. What could cause this?

Interesting!: This could be any number of issues- You will need to see your physician to be evaluated. White "tissue" could be food debris, toilet paper, even intestinal parasites! The only way to know is to discuss this with your physician. He/She may ask for a stool sample to analyze in the lab. ...Read more

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Stenting (Definition)

In general, a stent is a metal tube used to keep a vessel open. Stents can be placed in a huge number of places, including blood vessels, bile ducts, even in the colon ...Read more


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Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more