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Could Strong Bowel Movements Cause Problems With My Renal Stent
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 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.
They're connected: What goes in must come out. Large meals result in large stools; small meals result in small stools. ...Read more
Ive 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 duduce possible clinical significance for reasonable Rx. ...Read more
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?
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
What can be the cause of lower back pain with problem with bowel movements and I have tingling in my feet.?
Several things: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Does bad digestion or intestinal problems cause acne and/clogged pores? I have weird bowel movements and clogged pores/mild acne all over my face
Acne: discuss these issues with a board certified dermatologist who can examine your skin. ...Read more
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
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
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
If you fall and break your tailbone, could it somehow cause an obstruction to bowel movements? If so, how could it be fixed?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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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