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Does sitting up straight help your bowels?

Does sitting up straight help your bowels?

Likely not: Doubtful, but if you want to help regulate your bowel movements exercise can be helpful. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


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After i eat a biggish meal i almost straight way need to use my bowel is that normal?

After i eat a biggish meal i almost straight way need to use my bowel is that normal?

Normal!: That is the gastro-colic reflex. Eating large meals often lead to increased peristaltic waves. These are the waves that move food and stool through your intestines. This is completely normal. ...Read more

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My husband has been having frequent solid bowel movements for two weeks straight, sometimes 5 times a day. Is this a sign of a problem?

Not really: If his bowel movements are solid, and there are no other symptoms, he is probably just eating a high fiber diet. The warning signs are loose stool and other issues like fever, abdominal pain, etc. ...Read more

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Uterine bleeding three months straight... Worse w bowel movement?

Must see a doctor: Many reasons pregnancy related fibroids cancer polyps must get evaluated get a blood test for anemia and bleeding disorder do a sonogram. ...Read more

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Having painful cramping over ?Bladder/?Ovaries straight accross abd and over lower back during and after bowel movement. Started today.Flatulence.

Having  painful  cramping over  ?Bladder/?Ovaries straight accross abd and over lower back during and after bowel movement. Started today.Flatulence.

Several reasons: Pain in your lower abdomen, or pelvis, could be from your ovaries; but it could also be from other parts of your body (uterus, bladder, intestines etc.) or other conditions. Finding out why you are having pain really requires evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having extreme difficulty get up from bed o after sitting for last one month. Surprizingly there isn't any pain when I stand straight or walk.

I am having extreme difficulty get up from bed o after sitting for last one month. Surprizingly there isn't any pain when I stand straight or walk.

Muscle weakness: Difficulty getting up from the bed or sitting position to the feet may be an indicator of proximal muscle weakness. The reason for that weakness may vary , but to make the diagnosis, it needs a physical and some labs, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can't put pinkie finger straight, sitting away from other fingers?

Can't put pinkie finger straight, sitting away from other fingers?

See details: It is difficult to offer specifics without being able to examine the hand. Your best bet is to have the hand evaluated but a hand surgeon, orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more