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Leaking Bowel Motions
Common: The most common type of food to be seen undigested in the stool is actually vegetables. They often are very high in fibers that we do not have enzymes in our digestive system to degrade them with. The fiber could also be causing gas pains. This can be a very normal finding. If you have accompanying frequent diarrhea, unintentional weight loss, or other stool changes, consult your doctor. ...Read more
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
Several things.: If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lower and upper abdominal cramps, frequent bowel movements, 6 or more bowel movements a day, tannish color soft stool but anus fissure. What is this?
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...Read more
Frequent bowel movements, sometimes constipated. Bowel never feels empty. Sudden urge to go. Abdominal pain reliefed by going. Blood, stool neg IBD? ?
This kind of weight: loss , in association with GI symptoms,requires a work up.Its time to go in to ur doc and get checked out. ...Read more
Foul fecal odor, excessive sweat/ leakage anus, loss urge defecate/eat, fatigued , losing weight, soft tender abdomen, empty vault what's wrong with me? :(
Tough one: Could have sperate issues occurring synergistically. You may have an issue in your GI system, getting dehydrated becuase no appetitie, could have anxiety problems adding, like ittitble bowel syndorme, could be a colon problem or stomach problem. Get in but in the meantime take ranitidine 150mg or Omeprazole 40-80mg (best) in case of stomach ulcer, keep up fluids, get seen quick, get bck 2us. Gd l. ...Read more
Likely: Try miralax (polyethylene glycol). It has no taste. Mix one capful in 4-8 oz of any non-carbonated beverage daily. It just draws water into your colon to really make your stool softer. The goal is an easy-to-pass, long smooth stool. No rocks or hard pebbles. Chronic constipation can lead to diverticulosis or obstipation. When you feel nauseated, many times it's because stuff isn't coming out. Don't chase, prevent! ...Read more
Hemorroids/fissure;: Following conditions may cause burning in anus 1hemorroids 2anal fissure 3proctitis 4eating spicy hot food 5cancer of rectum/anus so i will recommend get it checked. ...Read more
Bowel movement troubles since birth. No regular bowel movement. Sharp stomach pains when move bowels. Noticed 2-3 bloodclots tonight 10c size. Help?!
Yes: Keeping stools soft is important factor in avoiding prolapse, the size of stool not so much as the hardness/straining. ...Read more
Constipation, yellow mucus w/ bowel, abdominal pain w/ loud noises & movement, nausea vomiting, weight lose, hemorrhoids in& ex, rectal pain, unable fart?
See doc: With the constellation of your complaints, it's time to see a doc. A thorough history and physical exam is needed to determine further work up and treatment. ...Read more
Passing pink fluid when passing gas have bright red blood with dowel movements/bowel habits have changed
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