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I Am Defecating More Frequently
Green poop..: Hi Medigirl86, Its probably a pigment in something you ate recently so probably insignificant. If assoc with diarrea get a stool culture and if persistent, make a food diary for a week or so and go and see a Doc to look for the cause of your "green" effect in the diet ! thanks ...Read more
I regularly have to spend a lot of time wiping after defecating. I have found that wet wipes don't make too much of a difference.
Anal cleansing: If your anus is more deeply located it is more difficult to cleanse after a soft bowel movement. If you don't have access to a bidet, after a few wipes with toilet paper, cleanse further with a soft white cloth moistened with warm water only and then pat dry with another nonabrasive colorless cloth. Overly vigorous scrubbing of the anal area with toilet paper only leads to chronic anal irritation. ...Read more
My boyfriend is 26 years old and lately he is ejaculating while defecating! should he be concerned?
Hi, sometimes i get blood when defecating, it may be for injuries? It does not happen that often. Thank you!
I'm been ejaculating quite regularly over the past few weeks while defecating . I don't know how to stop this ..I'm 22 years old ?
Ejaculation: You need to have further investigation. May need to see urologist. ...Read more
When a hem bleeds, how do you keep it from bleeding onto the shower floor if you take one after defecating? Will standing slow the bleeding down?
Partner has on and off bleeding when defecating for the past 5 years, only just been told. No pain or other symptoms. How serious ? 23 years old.
Rectal bleeding: May or may not be "serious" but needs to be evaluated by GI doctor to assure it is not Best wishes. ...Read more
How are anorectal dysfunctions diagnosed? Is it invasive? I feel strange pressure in my anorectal area when defecating and feels like area won't relax
A few things: Bright red blood and pain with defecation usually is due to tears in the anal canal (fissures). Use a stool softener or fiber product to reduce the chances of worsening the condition. Make diet or medication adjustment to reduce constipation. See your primary care to rule out anything serious. ...Read more
Valsalva maneuver: Looks like you raised intracranial pressure by straining, and this triggered pain due to disc in neck, migraine susceptibility, or even intracranial problems such as prior stroke or atherosclerosis. Not critical but if becoming pattern, see your doctor and acquire a treatment approach. ...Read more
Hi, I have a pain in my anus while defecating. I thinks its a fissure but there is no blood and pain only on the toiilet.
Pain: Severe tearing pain with a bm and some bleeding is usually due to an anal fissure. Drinking more fluids, less caffeine and alcohol will make stool less hard and easier to pass, but this should be evaluated and the diagnosis confirmed to get the best treatment and resolution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had little pain defecating with a tiny blood spot on the paper. It went away in approx a week. Does it mean it's all good now?
Most likely: At your age, we don't worry much yet about severe diseases except, of course, things like uc and crohn's, which are more symptomatic when they flare up. In all likelihood you had internal or even external hemorrhoids of fissure that has healed. It is important to have good, regular bm with soft stool. Eat more fibers and hydrate well. ...Read more
Bleeding while defecating.Its happened only thrice .The blood was bright red and i couldnt feel any pain even though there was a lot of bleeding?.
If i lose a lot of blood after defecating will I have symptoms of blood loss? Can i stop bleeding when i wipe? Do i need to change diet or any habits?
Not normal: Need to get checked by a doctor. There are many potential causes for your problem. ...Read more
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