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Normal Bowel Movement Followed By Diarrhea
Recent bowel movement w/blood, mucus, now bowel movement followed immediately by severe fatigue and chills. Ideas?
Get checked : If you're consistently having blood in your stool then i will go to the emergency room. These can be all related. ...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
How often should a breastfed + formula supplemented baby have a bowel movement? Bowel movement forced by rectal exam after 36 hours of last stool.
BM and baby: Babies poop at very different intervals. GENERALLY breast fed babies poop more frequently than formula fed/supplemented babies. If you child is not in any distress I would NOT be doing rectal probing to force a BM. Only a trained physician should perform this as serious injury can occur to your child. Expect breast fed baby to poop 3-6 times a day and formula fed baby maybe 2-3 a day on ave. ...Read more
Chronic diahrea,mucus in stool, urgent and frequent bowel movements, abdominal pain. Colonoscopy normal and healthy. IBS ?
This may be IBD: mucus and diarrhea is usually a phenomenon of inflammation of bowel. The colonoscope is designed to examine the colon for tumor and can reach terminal ileum but can visualize above it. A camera pellet swallowed can visualizse the entire small bowel to determine if there is inflammation of SB. If symptoms persist the GI physician should evaluate small bowel. ...Read more
Normal stool, followed by looser and looser stools. This usually happens once a week or more. Also accompanied by upset stomach with some heartburn.
How do you define diarrhea, is it bowel movement consistency or frequency? Is one lose stool bowel movement diarrhea?
Bowel frequency: Normal bowel frequency varies from person to person. What's constipation to one person might be considered diarrhea to someone else. From healthcare perspective, we're more concerned about changes in bowel habits & frequencies. If your stool is consistently fluffy, ragged & mushy (bristol type 6: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/bristol_stool_scale), then you're normal as long as no pain or weightless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have symptoms of irritable bowel Recently underwent colonoscopy which came negative. However multiple times toilet, incomplete bowel evacuation feel, soft flat stools persist. Request advise.
Irritable bowel: If your gastroenterologist is comfortable that enough work up has been done to rule out other causes and feels that IBS is the culprit, it is time to start trying to treat it. Adding extra fiber to the diet is a good start. There are medications such as anti-spasmodics which tend to work well in some situations also. Talk to your G.I. doctor about what is the next step. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood in toilet & ab pain are recurrent and ongoing. Often preceeded or followed by mucus filled stools and weakness, const, or diarrhea. Normal?
Burping is common.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Constipation can occur. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Chronic abdominal pain, frequent/urgent bowel movement. Diahrea, colonoscopy,gastroscopy,fecal occult blood, all normal result. is IBS likely ?
IBS: Normal colonic/ileal biopsies rules out inflammatory bowel disease, as these shows some certain histological features. Also, normal duodenal biopsies from the bulb and second part, rules out celiac disease. IBS can be diarrhea or constipation predominant. If your abdominal pain is somewhat relieved after defection, this suggests IBS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complaints of abdominal pain soon after taking food and relieved by bowel movements..Stool consistency is normal but presence of mucus in it, what may?
Abdominal pain: Your symptoms appears to irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). However, before we can conclude this is the problem, you might want to discuss more in details with your physician(s) to exclude other causes. If you truly have ibs, you can try to change your diet. Recently, fodmaps (look it up) is a new diet we recommend to patients and seems to work well. ...Read more
Having sharp abdominal pain brought on by bowel movement. has passed, though I am.still in pain. Reglular bowel movements. ?
Frequent bowel movements, sometimes constipated. Bowel never feels empty. Sudden urge to go. Abdominal pain reliefed by going. Blood, stool neg IBD? ?
5 days ago had pelvic pain & diarrhea followed by days of EXCESSIVE gas but normal BMs. Gas better, but now pelvic pain passing loose bm this morning.
Flatulence problem?: Flatulence neither localizes your problem to small or large bowel, nor indicates severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem, or food intolerance. If the latter check low fod-mapdiet restrictions: stanfordhospital.Org/.../nutrition/dh-low-fodmap-diet-handout.Pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since started taking glucosamine/confronting, bowel habits changed from normal daily to less frequent normal stools followed by watery. Coincidence?
?intolerance: The only way to be sure is to discontinue the supplement for a week or so to see whether your bowels return to normal. If they do you could try taking the supplement again to see if the intestinal reaction returns, and if it does you will have your answer. In the meantime ask your pharmacist for advice. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
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