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Poop a lot during period is it normal?

Poop a lot during period is it normal?

It sounds: Like it's normal for you. The colon and uterus are in close proximity, anatomical variation, prostaglandins involved in uterine contractions, among other things, may contribute. Consider the pill to regulate and diminish cycle, I get it helps. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Is having to poop a lot normal during your period?

Is having to poop a lot normal during your period?

Can be: Colon has estrogen receptors so can be affected by hormonal changes during the month. ...Read more

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Increased pooping during period why does this occur?

Increased pooping during period why does this occur?

Some women may: Have increased/ loose bowel movements related to effects of prostaglandins. Take care. ...Read more

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On my period for 4 days But this time I have had green liquid poop, pains in my stomach and I have been feeling sick! Is this normal?

On my period for 4 days But this time I have had green liquid poop, pains in my stomach and I have been feeling sick! Is this normal?

? Gastroenteritis: Most cases of viral gastroenteritis are mild, self-limited, and not life threatening. These resolve on their own with supportive care (drink fluids to prevent dehydration, eat moderately as tolerated, as needed analgesia). In special cases (newborns, elderly, debilitated) hospitalization may be required to provide IV fluids and to support co-morbid medical conditions. ...Read more

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After pregnancy, My anus hurts during my period now, why? Discomfort sitting down.

After pregnancy, My anus hurts during my period now, why? Discomfort sitting down.

Anal discomfort: Likely hemorrhoids with the cramping of period irritating the rectal area (they are near each other). Follow up with urgent care /doctor. They can give you Anusol. Try sitz baths, when sitting get up every 45 minutes as sitting increases pressure and promotes hemorrhoids as well ...Read more

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Is normal for blood to come out of your anus during your period?

Is normal for blood to come out of your anus during your period?

No. See MD: Menstrual blood is uterine/vaginal. Rectal blood is something and somewhere else. At your age, likely hemorrhoidal. Bowel habit can change with menstruall cycle. See md. ...Read more

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Is it common to have blood in the stool during period?

Is it common to have blood in the stool during period?

No!: It is always abnormal to have blood in the stool and should be evaluated by your physician. Sometimes, it may appear as if blood is in the stool when there is a lot of menstrual blood in the area. There is one condition, endometriosis, that can cause bleeding in the stool during periods. Women with this condition often have very severe menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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Skipped period last month got period this month. During period have a sharp pain in left ovary area going trough to anus while on my period.

Skipped period last month got period this month. During period have a sharp pain in left ovary area going trough to anus while on my period.

Possible cyst: It may simply be referred pain since all of our pelvic organs lie on the same muscular bed and pelvic nerves. It may also represent some type of cyst on the ovary as well. Since it is arouond the time of your period, a gyn may be the best to see if the pain becomes severe or debillitating. ...Read more

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Why endometriosis causes painful bowel movement during period?

Why endometriosis causes painful bowel movement during period?

Because: endometriosis are islands of the uterus cells scattered outside the uterus majority are located around the uterus and the ovaries some could be located on the colon and the small bowels rarely they could be located inside or on the lining of the stomach, small bowels, or large bowels
So when it is your periods started, these cells bleed as well and cause inflammation and sometimes bleeding ...Read more

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Painful bowel movement only during period when I push or when it passes through a certain area. But I don't have this prob on non period days?

Painful bowel movement only during period when I push or when it passes through a certain area. But I don't have this prob on non period days?

Rectal exam: You must be examined with a proctoscope or flexible sigmoidoscopy to rule out rectal fiisue, abscess, hemorrhoisw or disease of the rectum. Please call for a specialist exam (GI) ...Read more

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Does painful bowel movement during period indicates endometriosis?

Does painful bowel movement during period indicates endometriosis?

Maybe: It really depends on the entire clinical picture. If you are having chronic pelvic pain and then yes, painful bowel movement can indicate endometriosis. Please give more details or do a virtual consult. ...Read more

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Does painful bowel movement ONLY during period indicates endometriosis?

Does painful bowel movement ONLY during period indicates endometriosis?

Possibly: If there are endometrial implants in the cul de sac of Douglas which is behind the vagina and ahead of the rectum, yes. Those implants usually sit on a nerve area that when stretched by a bowel movement send its' "owner" a painful message. Laparoscopy can visualize and ablate (erase) these lesions. ...Read more

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How come during my period when I have a bowel movement immediately following a rush of blood from period comes out like it was held and now released?

How come during my period when I have a bowel movement immediately following a rush of blood from period comes out like it was held and now released?

Normal occurence: Sometimes the menstrual flow accumulates in the vagina and during the evacuation of a bowel movement, the pressure of the movement itself will cause the accumulated matter to be ejected. ...Read more

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Every morning I feel nausea, soft green stool smells burnt. I don't feel as hungry as usual. I've missed my period not unusal for me taken 4 tests all neg?

Every morning I feel nausea, soft green stool smells burnt. I don't feel as hungry as usual. I've missed my period not unusal for me taken 4 tests all neg?

Gastroenterologist: It appears that pregnancy is not the issue. You may have irritable bowel syndrome which may include nausea. Check to see if you can identify certain foods that could be triggering your symptoms. Ginger relieves nausea. If your symptoms persist, a gastroenterologist is best to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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19yrs. Use of tampons & never have pain WHILE in use. Day after period ENDS pain in pelvis & during next vaginal sex and pain passing stool.?

19yrs. Use of tampons & never have pain WHILE in use. Day after period ENDS pain in pelvis & during next vaginal sex and pain passing stool.?

PID?: The main diagnosis that needs to be ruled out is pelvic inflammatory disease, an ascending infection affecting the uterus. A physical exam is needed to rule this out. Especially if pain worsens, fever occurs, or nausea/vomiting occur; seek urgent care. ...Read more

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Shooting anal pain during period only lasts minutes and its not during bowel movement. It doesn't happen in every cycle. Could this be endometriosis?

Could be: Endometriosis can cause a variety of odd symptoms. Do a symptom calendar and track them with your menstrual cycles. Bring the calendar in for review by your Obgyn who can help work with you to determine the next steps in evaluation ...Read more

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Having cramp during first day of period, severe painful bowel movement during first 2-3 days of period. Should I get help?

Having cramp during first day of period, severe painful bowel movement during first 2-3 days of period. Should I get help?

It depends: It depends if this continues on for a couple more days and if it gets worse over time. Cramping and pain are common symptoms of menstrual cramps and perhaps this is just a bad month. But if you have vaginal discharge that is not normal (white, odor, cream in color), have fevers, or painful urinations then yes you should see a physician for a check up. ...Read more

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Having cramp during first day of period, severe painful bowel movement during first 2-3 days of every period. Should I get help?

Cramping your style: Intrstinal symptoms during menses may be hormonal in nature. Or may signal ovarian or endometriosis problems. Recomend a pelvic us and gynecological consultation ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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