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Is it normal to have prostate fluid come out when you have a bowel movement?

Is it normal to have prostate fluid come out when you have a bowel movement?

Not really: It is not normal for prostate fluid to be expressed with a bowel movement. However, if the bowel movement is very large or severely constipated, then it can be possible for this occur since the stool can push on the prostate surface causing fluid to be expelled into the urethra. ...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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Why do I dribble urine after a bowel movement? I have hemorrhoid flare ups. Prostate tests normal and urine tests all normal.

Why do I dribble urine after a bowel movement? I have hemorrhoid flare ups. Prostate tests normal and urine tests all normal.

Pelvic floor muscle: This could be due to a dysfunction in the pelvic floor muscles. If that is the case, few sessions of physical therapy to the pelvic floor muscles could help ...Read more

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Is the feeling of an incomplete bowel movement a symptom of prostate issues?

Is the feeling of an incomplete bowel movement a symptom of prostate issues?

Bowel vs Prostate: Usually the prostate problems cause retention of urine or disorders or urination but the sensation of incomplete bowel evacuation may be related to colon problems. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Could a large bowel movement had inflamed my prostate?

Could a large bowel movement had inflamed my prostate?

Not likely: Some individuals with signficant, chronic constipation can also have bothersome, dysfunctional lower urinary tract symptoms. However, having a large bowel movement would not lead to prostatitis. ...Read more

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My scrotum and penis shrinks during bowel movement, bladder doesn't empty and prostate burns the whole day. Issues since five years.

My scrotum and penis shrinks during bowel movement, bladder doesn't empty and prostate burns the whole day. Issues since five years.

PROSTATITIS FLARE: Chronic prostatitis is tough to treat. Hopefully you have seen a urologist recently. If not get a second opinion the bacteria may be resistant to doxycycline. I would recheck labs /UA C&S. & testosterone Also switch you to cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 8-10wks. Recheck labs and culture. You also need abdominal/pelvic/prostate US R/O prostate stones. Also switch to gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com ...Read more

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My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.

My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.

Here are some...: With all what you have gone through as reported in your profile, what you experienced may be what you are going to have and live since you already have received the most common and effective treatment. Constantly feeling something inside rectum may be related with inflammatory change of prostate. Empirically, it's worthwhile to try 500 mg Ceftriaxone + 1 gm azithromycin and see. ...Read more

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I was attempting a bowel movement, and noticed a kind of thick, creamy, white fluid coming from my vagina. What is that? And is this normal?

I was attempting a bowel movement, and noticed a kind of thick, creamy, white fluid coming from my vagina. What is that? And is this normal?

May be normal.: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel pelvic spasms before you have a bowel movement?

Is it normal to feel pelvic spasms before you have a bowel movement?

Pelvic spasms: If these "spasms" are really painful, like a sustained cramp, before and after a bowel movement, it suggests the possibility of having an anal fissure--a little tear in the rectal/anal mucous membrane. In order to heal, you should take something to soften your stool (metamucil or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) are very good otc products), and you may want to try some Hydrocortisone cream to the anus, if it hurts. ...Read more

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I only have a bowel movement once out twice a week. I've just recently asked someone their opinion and they said it wasn't normal. Any idea the cause?

Probably normal.: Some people have bm only once or twice per week. If this has been your normal pattern and you have no real symptoms no one but your doc can tell you it is not normal. Note to self, do not ask strangers for medical advice. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a bowel movement and when you wipe it has a snot like substance come out?

Is it normal to have a bowel movement and when you wipe it has a snot like substance come out?

Absolutely: A bit of extra mucus lying free is normal. The colon makes far more than your nose does just to keep things lubricated, though we seldom realize it. If it is abundant or persisent, do let your doctor know; you may have anything from functional bowel syndrome to a mucus-producing tumor. ...Read more

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I normally have a bowel movement once a week but I have not been for nearly 3 weeks, I don't have the urge to go either. What should I do?

Go to your Doctor: You very well may need to retrain your colon to empty it of the waste. This situation you describe is abnormal and in no way representative of good health.

Your doctor may put you on a treatment or get you in to the gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a bowel movement 5 times a day?

Is it normal to have a bowel movement 5 times a day?

Not everyday: If you have been having 5 bowel movements regularly for days to weeks, go see your doctor. There can be underlying causes of this if it is chronic. However, if you ate something spoiled and this has been occurring a day or two, it can be due to that but you need to make sure you don't become dehydrated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have to push really hard to have a bowel movement?

No: Having to push really hard suggests constipation. This can be addressed with diet, hydration, and sometimes medications. You need to have your pcp check this out so they can assist with the best/safest treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a bowel movement only twice a week? Do doctors know?

Is it normal to have a bowel movement only twice a week? Do doctors know?

You're normal: Normal bowel frequency in america fits a bell-curve distribution--once daily stooling is the middle of the curve, but the normal range extends from 3 bowel movements daily to 1 bowel movement every 3-4 days. Assuming your bowel pattern has been stable for some time (in other words, has not recently changed from daily to every three days) then having two bowel movements/week is "normal" for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to have a bowel movement now for four days after colonoscopy?

Yes: With some patients due to slow transit, the colon may not fill up significantly enough to ellicit a bowel movement. As long as there is no pain associated with this, this can be regarded as normal. ...Read more

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I have a bowel movement just about everytime I eat, is that normal and could it help me lose weight?

Yes, and no: Active bowel pattern: normal unless associated with pain, diarrhea (watery) stool, greasy stool or bleeding. Won't lose weight with it. ...Read more

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I've been on weight watchers for 2 months now and I have a bowel movement once a week. Is this normal?

I've been on weight watchers for 2 months now and I have a bowel movement once a week. Is this normal?

Possibly normal: Once a week bowel movements is unusual but not unheard of. As stool stays in the colon longer, the water is absorbed and the stool becomes hard, sometimes so hard that it cannot be passed with a normal bowel movement. So if you abdomen is not distended, you are not having abdominal pain, the stool is soft when you go, and you feel that you have emptied, once a week could be normal for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal after having a colonoscopy to eat a sandwhich and have a bowel movement 10 hours later multiple times?

Is it normal after having a colonoscopy to eat a sandwhich and have a bowel movement 10 hours later multiple times?

Yes: colonoscopy is there to examine the colon, one that has been cleaned out by oral meds such as GoLYTLY. This usually cleans out most of the bowel but more proximally in the rt. Colon and distal small bowel residual food products persist. Eating a sandwhich and having a bowel movement 10 hrs later especially if multiple doesn't represent the digested sandwich but the residual content after prep. ...Read more

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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

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