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Light Headed Before Bowel Movement
Could be : Result of increased intracranial pressure. I would recommend to have a check up with neurologist. At times signs of increased icp can be seen during the exam - f.E. Papilledema. ...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
Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?
My husband feels light headed upon standing and now is having frequent bowel movements gave him gatorade and pedialyte?
Diarrhea: Diarrhea orvitting can cause serious dehydration. Sometes oral rehydration is not enough and one may need intravenous fluids. During significant dehydration there is decrease fluid bolume. Upon standing up blood pulls to legs causing decrease flow to brain and can cause lightheadness and fainting episode. Going to er for IV hydration maybe a good idea. ...Read more
What could be causing dry mouth, dizziness, rapid heartbeat , gas, bowel movements off and on . One minute your fine next all these things hit?
Had gallbladder removed thursday, haven't had a bowel movement since. Light headed, vomiting, bloated, and nausea. Should i go to the ER or just wait it out?
Intense cramping above naval. Followed by very loose bowel movement, face and neck flushing, pounding headache and light headed. What could cause it?
Why do I feel light headed, exhausted, sick to my stomach and weak after a bowel movement? I occassionally have dark bloody clots in the stool.
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Lightheaded when watching tv and usually followed by bowel movement. Symptoms sometimes get better after taking almax. What could it be?
Vertigo or other: May represent vertigo or other neurological condition. ...Read more
Dizziness: Hello, after a bowel movement, the body squeezes which causes a temporary shift in blood flow away from the brain. This is referred to as a valsalva maneuver. The dizziness should be short lived. If it persists, follow up with your doctor. Blood pressure checks, labs, and a careful examination may be needed. ...Read more
Blood Flow diversion: Depends on exactly when before bowel movement. If it is just prior when you are bearing down to evacuate the rectal vault, then the valsalva maneuver cause redirection of blood flow from the brain to the viscera causing dizziness and in certain circumstances loss of consciousness. ...Read more
I have been experiencing dizziness when I need to have a bowel movement . It happens 1/2 before and mostly subsides within 1/2 hour after. should I be?
Take your pulse: Sometimes bowel moveents trigger a vagal response with associated low blood pressure and pulse. The duration of time that you experience these symptoms is much longer than would be typically expected even if this was the cause. It might be best to be seen by your doctor since the cause may be something more unusual. ...Read more
Need more facts: Not enough information to hazard a guess. ...Read more
I get lightheaded during bowel movements. Has been like that for practically every bowel movement I have for about 2-3 weeks. What is causing this?
Feeling dizzy &: lightheaded is an uncommon but very real response to a bowel movement. However, it's more common in people who have some underlying problem that might make these symptoms worse. Dehydration, anemia, and certain nervous system & cardiovascular problems may contribute. You need to see a doctor. Please don't be embarrassed by this. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Dizziness, anxiety, loss of concentration then will pass gas or have a bowel movement andfeel better, only to happen again in a few hours. Why?
There is a condition: Called splenic flexure syndrome where by distenion of the left side of colon progress tot he level where the left colon make sharp turn . This place is called splenif flexure . When pressure build , it will push the diaphragm and then the heart . The signs and symptoms develop and then when the pressure decreases , symptoms resolve . Advise you to avoid gas forming food and try semitichone ...Read more
Sometimes when I need a bowel movement I feel palpitations, cold hands, mild dizziness & generally feel strange. Relieved soon as I go to toilet. Why?
Vagal reaction: It sounds like you may be experiencing a vagal reaction with bowel movement. This is not an unnatural reaction but it may be exagerated in some individuals. It is not clear if you have any medical or mental health diagnosis but it is more common in females with anxiety disorder. You may benefit by consulting with your doctor for an anticholinergic such as scopolamine if symptoms worsen. ...Read more
Constant heart fluttering, weak, shakiness, dizziness, wake up so hungry, feel like I have to make bowel movement. More in the am?
I strongly recommend that you see --
1: Your primary doctor.
2: A Psychologist that will help you feel more comfortable.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Intense cramps(painful)around uterus area, before bowel movement. Also get sweaty & lightheaded. Happened twice this month already. What could it be?
Reoccurring uti I have fever chills nausea dizziness and frequent bowel movements that stink. Is that related? Always get those symptoms. Seeing dr
UTI : I'm glad you're seein your doctor, your doctor will examine you, probably will do a urine analysis & culture to figure out what is causing your symptoms, you will need a renal ultra sound & depending on how many UTI you had you might need to consult a urologist, who might do a VCU to R/O vesicouretral reflux. GI symptoms sometimes go together with any infection in the body. Feel better. ...Read more
Pelvic pain, pain is worse with urination/bowel movements
Weakness, dizziness, and elevated heart rate
Pain is sharp worse when pressure applied ?
I had a sharp pain at the top of my head when straining during a bowel movement. What could this be?
Cough headache: Headache only triggered by straining is a rather uncommon condition. It could be primary cough headache, a benign condition that precipitated by coughing or straining in the absence of any intracranial disorder. Primary cough headache is usually bilateral and predominantly affects patients older than 40 years of age. However, it could happen in any age. ...Read more
I will be having a loose bowel movement and I will get a bad headache. It feels like someone is sqeezeing my head. What could be causing this?
A tension headache type often feels like squeezing the head. You bowel movement should not typically cause this though.
Is this a frequent occurrence or occasional? Are you sure it is not a coincidence?
For some people, constipation or lifting something heavy may cause a headache, it does not sound like this here. ...Read more
Why when i push hard to make a bowel movement i get a surge of pain in my head and i can hear my heart beat.
Shouldn't strain...: ... So hard to have a bowel movement. You may be unintentionally performing what is called a valsalva maneuver since you are straining so hard. Simple things which may make your bowel movements easier to pass include increasing the amount of fiber in your diet through eating more fruits and vegetables and drinking more water. If you continue to need to strain so hard, and i would see your physician. ...Read more
A white head pimple looking bump has just appeared on/in my anus/bum hole, it is quite painful when I have a bowel movement or just wipe it.
I had gastric bypass(rouxeny)in 2010. Lately, I have been passing what looks like a casing. Varies from an in to as long as 10in. It is mixed with my bowel movement, but is white and shiny. There is no head or tail to it that would indicate a tape worm. I
See dr: Sounding like casing- but collect it and bring to dr. ...Read more
Reasons for pain on my left side under the ribs and backpain which cause numbness on the leftside head neck hand and leg and frequent bowel movement ?
Multiple systems: Those are a lot of symptoms. You should start by seeing your primary care physician to make sure that there is nothing systemic going on. After that a neurologist or physiatrist can evaluate the multiple areas of pain to see if they are related or if there are several causes. ...Read more
Everytime I have a bowel movements I get a sharp pain at the back of my head. What can I do to prevent this from reoccurring?
Constipation: You are likely straining to have a BM - headaches can occur from straining to due to increased pressure in the veins in your head. ...Read more
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