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Defecation (Overview)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the rectum through the anus.


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How do I do restore defecation?

How do I do restore defecation?

Constipation.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that you can take now to help pass your retained stool. ...Read more

Defecation (Overview)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the rectum through the anus.


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What is safe style of wiping after defecation?

What is safe style of wiping after defecation?

Front to back: Back to front is more likely to cause a urinary tract infection in women. ...Read more

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Living with Bowel Incontinence (Checklist)

Don't be embarrassed to discuss with your healthcare professional.
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Avoid trigger foods and activities.
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Use over the counter bulking agents like fiber.
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Use over the counter antidiarrheals.
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What causes the feeling of incomplete defecation?

What causes the feeling of incomplete defecation?

Different things: Different things like- if you have constipation, or if there is anything obstructing-like a growth/mass, if the rectal muscles/anal spincther tone is decreased/weakened- you can have the feeling of incomplete defecation. Go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: defecation?

What is the definition or description of: defecation?

Bowel movement: Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the rectum through the anus. ...Read more

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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Checklist)

Try to notice and avoid precipitating factors
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Start a trial of increased dietary fiber
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See your PMD or gastroenterologist if symptoms persist
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What is the definition or description of: Feeling of unfinished defecation?

What is the definition or description of: Feeling of unfinished defecation?

The opposite of ...: "Complete Spontaneous Bowel Movements" = endpoint of efficacy of many new constipation remedies. ...Read more

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I'm having digestive (defecation) trouble?

Please provide us: with more info that is pertinent so that we can give you a helpful response. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more