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Is it okay if you haven't gone to the bathroom in 4-5 days?

Is it okay if you haven't gone to the bathroom in 4-5 days?

It can be: Everyone is different in terms of their bowel frequency. Whats your normal frequency? Its not ok, if you feel constipated, bloated, having pain or having to strain alot. Drink alot of fluids, increase fibers. If you have discomfort and home remedies, over the counter meds arent working, please see your doc asap. Feel better. ...Read more

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I've been having pain on my left lower side for two days. When I go to the bathroom, my left side really hurts. What should I do?

I've been having pain on my left lower side for two days. When I go to the bathroom, my left side really hurts. What should I do?

Be seen: It could be many things, from a kidney stone to an infection like diverticulitis. See your physician or an emergency room for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi. 3 days ago I stated to wake up every night at 1 and 4am just to go to the bathroom... What can I do? It stresses me a lot... I am 16.

Hi. 3 days ago I stated to wake up every night at 1 and 4am just to go to the bathroom... What can I do? It stresses me a lot... I am 16.

Have urine checked: Are you drinking more fluids, drinking caffeinated drinks if so you can urinate more. If there is any burning or discomfort be seen for a urinary tract infection It is common to wake up if you are drinking more fluids ...Read more

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I was using the bathroom a few days a go and as I used it my butt burned. Why is that?

I was using the bathroom a few days a go and as I used it my butt burned. Why is that?

Dryness: Frequently, vigorous wiping oneself with dry tissue after toileting can cause dry irritation of the skin in that area. Using a little water to dampen the toilet tissue, if that is possible, or applying lotion immediately after can be helpful. If you notice blood and pain, then you may have progressed to tissue injury called a fissure,. Fissures usually heal, but may require medical attention. ...Read more

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I haven't been able to go to the bathroom in a few days, what should I take to get things moving?

I haven't been able to go to the bathroom in a few days, what should I take to get things moving?

#1 or #2 ?: I assume you mean #2. If you are really constipated a bisacodyl suppository or a bottle of magnesium citrate will clear things out. If you are not truly uncomfortable you may use a mild osmotic diuretic such as lactulose or a stimulant such as oral bisacodyl or senna. Talk to your pharmacist. Make sure to drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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3 days late with spotting lite when i wipe with no pain and going to the bathroom a lot what could it be?

Don’t guess.: Take a test.  they are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.  if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Ok i just found out I have had a tampon in me for 16 days and it just came out went i went to the bathroom should I go get looked at or what?

Ok i just found out I have had a tampon in me for 16 days and it just came out went i went to the bathroom should I go get looked at or what?

Tampons: It would not hurt to ask your personal doctor; otherwise if you have any signs of vaginal infection ;a discharge , smelly odor, blood fever , chills , rash. Headache you should see somebody or go to emergency room. ...Read more

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Well this is embarassig but i haven't did number 2 in the bathroom for like 3 days. Is it causr im not eating enough? Im not bloated. Is it normal?

Well this is embarassig but i haven't did number 2 in the bathroom for like 3 days. Is it causr im not eating enough? Im not bloated. Is it normal?

May be normal 4 U: Bm requires adequate amount of food in system to trigger reflex for bm. Increasing fiber & fluid intake may help. Were bm's more regular in past? If fiber, fluids, more food don't trigger more frequent bms, may want to see fp to make sure no intestinal blockage. ...Read more

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I have been holding in my waste since i was in day care. I wait 2 or 3 days and then I go to the bathroom. What will happen to me if i keep this on?

I have been holding in my waste since i was in day care. I wait 2 or 3 days and then I go to the bathroom. What will happen to me if i keep this on?

Constipation: It is not good to hold your stool in, over time your rectum will stretch and you may lose the ability to sense the need to go stool, which may lead to accidents. You should try to have a soft stool every day or every other day. ...Read more