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Natural Remedy For Bowel Movement
Haven't had a bowel movement in 3 days since starting cough medicine with codeine. What is the best/safest OTC remedy given my current meds?
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
It's been a few years and every time I have a bowel movement & wipe with toilet paper, it is painful on my anus. Is there a remedy? It's very painful.
Of the tissues in that area is probably the culprit. Topical pads containing witch hazel may provide you with some relief, such as those made by Tucks. If it does not help see a gastroenterologist or colo-rectal surgeon for an anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.
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Patient female 67 years old has problem evacuating last part of bowel movement, worsening over last 4 years. What is the remedy?
What's a good remedy for flaring hemorrhoids? Sometimes after a bowel movement I feel my anus burning for up to 20 min. It is very uncomfortable.
I have severe rectal pain during periods while bowel movement and passing gas. Can u suggest remedy for this situation?
My son is now 27, on vent and ox. He is having a hard time with his bowel movements. Slowing down, what is the best treatment?
Is it normal that after worm treatment (when I took 8 pills a day) my bowel movements increased to 6 a day. I pooped that many times with a quick need?
Can be side effect: Loose stools or increased frequency of bowel movements can be a side effect of mebendazole, a common treatment for intestinal parasites such as worms. Side effects that continue beyond a week after the end of treatment with mebendazole should be discussed with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Depends on cause: See the doctor. Much more information is needed to determine the cause of the painful bowel movements and then a treatment can be started. ...Read more
I've been having cystitis episodes than are getting worst. I also have difficult bowel movements and severe head pain alla this is related? Treatment
My boyfriend doesn't know how to remedy his dry hard stools and lack of bowel movements. Any tips?
Would you diagnose IBS for large volume hour long bowel movements? Colonoscopy was negative. Treatment ideas? Amitriptylene not affecting volume.
Try my recepie:
To start with:
1. Take dulcolax 4 tabs at night.
2. Next morning, you will have good bm which will clean your digestive system.
3. Next, start taking senokot (senna) 2 tab. Every night for 2 months.
4. Take amitryptaline 25 mg 1/2 hour before lunch only. Skip the dinner dose.
5 try this routine for 3 months.
You will feel better. ...Read more
Reason for profuse Sweating&bowel Movements, Pain abdm inAnHypertensive&NonDiabetic, Hypothyroid64yr female. Investigation&mode of treatment. Say briefly?
Need more info: It would be impossible to figure out what's wrong without a lot more information. You need a thorough evaluation by a physician. If medicine were that simple there wouldn't be a need for doctors. ...Read more
Have acidic bowel movements/rectal irritation after, doc suspects IBS due to accompanying symptoms. Any over--the-counter remedies for irritation?
Treating old constipation through any home remedies? Constipation as old as 2-3 years, lack of bowel movements, feeling lethargic, using laxatives.
Eat more fiber: Eat more fiber, eat more vegetables, if you up the amount of vegetables and natural fiber you eat, you should have no problem having bowel movements. Also exercising should help. If your diet is more than 25% fresh whole vegetables, raw or cooked, and you still don't have bowel movements you might need some tests to figure out why. ...Read more
What are best natural treatment options for constipation due to morphine?, I want to avoid taking laxatives. Last bowel movement was Monday.
High fiber food: Eat high fiber foods and drink plenty of water. Recommended buy Metamucil at the pharmacy since it is OTC and well tolerated than other strong laxatives. Metamucil is a fiber supplement you can buy as powder form and mix with water. If you do not wish to take Metamucil, you can always try keeping hydrated and exercise. Narcotics cause constipation and a gentler laxative like Metamucil helps. ...Read more
Enemas next: By 5 days, there is a high likelihood of a fecal impact ion. Without trying to loosen that up first, taking anything orally may not work. Try an enema 1st followed by some oral stimulant laxative like senekot or dulcolax. Magnesium citrate as a last resort before seeing your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Long time: I am surprised you are not complaining of nausea and vomiting. You seem to be experiencing constipation. A bowel obstruction is a less likely expanation as your symptoms would be more urgent. Regardless of the cause, you should absolutely see a doctor about this. If you are not vomiting or in severe pain, your primary care doctor can probably take care of this. ...Read more
OTC laxatives: There could be a number of things going and you need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. If you have no abdominal pain, fever, bleeding from rectum and symptoms are chronic, you should start with fiber supplement and stool softners along with daily exercise and increase fluid intake. If you have any of the above, seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more
Chronic diarrhea: What you are describing sounds like chronic diarrhea. You should see your doc to be evaluated so you can find and treat the cause. Left untreated, this can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances, which can become quite dangerous in some circumstances. Start with your family doc and go from there. ...Read more
I haven't had a solid bowel movement in a month it's always like in pieces or mushy or diihrerra?
Loose Stools: If she is acting healthy, eating just fine and not complaining then it is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Red flags: Agree with dr. W. Remember these warning signs: fever, weight loss, belly pain, diarrhea, black or dark red bm's, bleeding that goes on for a long time or returns over and over again. If you have any of these red flags, please see your doc because these are not hemorrhoid signs. Also if you are 50 years or older and haven't been screened for colon cancer, this may be a good reminder to do so! ...Read more
I tried to make a bowel movement and I was pushing for 20 mins straight and still couldn't poop.?
My 12 year old daughter had her appendix out 5 days ago and hasn't had a normal bowel movement since.
After I pass a bowel movement they were some stool right inside my rectum wanted to come out but it didn't?
If I haven't had a bowel movement for 10 days despite taking laxatives, should I consider going to the hospital?
See dr: Only a crs or GI could help you. ...Read more
My water intake is high and I eat a lot of veggies, but I still don't have frequent bowel movement. What can I do?
I had a hysterectomy with a colon cleanse 6 days ago. I still haven't had a bowel movement. Should I be concerned?
I have yet to have a bowel movement after taking almost the entire bowel prep kit. Does this mean it didn't work?
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