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Normal Bowel Movement Followed By Loose
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
So it's been about 3 days and my symptoms are: tightness in anus, increased bowel movement (normal sometimes loose), achey tight feeling in anal area. What could be wrong?
How do you confirm twisted bowels? I haven't been able to have a normal bowel movement in over 5 days and when I do it is loose. Have a lot of gas too.
Have started eating more fruit and veg and just had a very soft bowel movement almost too loose and more gas pain/build up, is this normal?
My bowel movement is hardly ever normal. I'm either constipated or I have loose motions. Mostly loose. I eat in moderation. Gas also.
Functional Med Dr: You need to be evaluated by a functional medicine physician like myself. Would perform food sensitivity test and complete stool analysis. ...Read more
I'm having loose stools about twice a day. No blood. Sometimes the water is cloudy after a bowel movement lots if gas. I'm normally healthy.?
How long is this been going on? Did it start after eating somewhere? Have you taken anything? Is the stool watery or muddy or just unformed? Pain? Any medical problems?
Loose stool can be related to infection, keep hydrated with water/ gaterade (diet if diabetic). Use probiotics. Avoid dairy. Eat white rice, bananas, applesauce. If diarrhea is bloody, > 8-9/day, fever, more pain see a doctor ...Read more
I am 30+3 with 3rd baby and having regular loose bowel movements and diarrhoea, I feel well so not a bug. Also lots of Brixton hicks. Is this normal?
My 12 month old son has bowel movements 2-3 times per day and it varies from marbles to pale and very loose in the same day. Normal? Diet?
since appendectomy in March my bowel movements haven't been normal. Constipation for days then loose stools w/ having to wipe a lot. Then back 2 Cons?
Indigestion, nausea and several some normal bowel movements and some loose a day. What could be causing this?
Get checked: These symptoms can be nonspecific and hard to diagnose considering the lack of information. Digestive disorders can respond to anxiety or depression but more info is needed. I would suggest seeing your doctor for full history and exam to give you the best treatment and diagnosis ...Read more
3 mths loose am bowel movements. Flex sig and biopsies normal. Now pregnant so no colonoscopy. I'm trying not to worry; bloods, us normal. Advice?
Not Ca: Loose BM due to inflammation of bowel, When caused by tumor it progresses as lesion in sigmoid blocks more of bowel. Rt. sided lesions don't cause loose BM. If flex sigmoid scoping neg. There is no bowel lesion causing problem. Best to wait until completion of term if pregnancy present. If symptoms persist colonoscopy then performed. ...Read more
35 weeks 4 days pregnant. Frequent bowel movements since yesterday. 3X loose a day. Is it normal? Why does it occur and how long will it occur?
Normal with preg: This is quite normal especially as your child grows. Diarrhea is common during pregnancy due to the shifting hormone levels and your child pressing down on the intestine. This prevents larger stools from forming and more liquid consistent stools to pass through your system. The diarrhea will likely be episodic in nature and the frequency might increase as you approach your delivery date. ...Read more
Loose bowel movements during weight loss normal? Losing 2 lbs per week eating balanced diet and daily exercise. 5 serv. Of fruit and veg per day.
High intake of fruit: High intake of fruit can cause diarrhea. ...Read more
Past few days been having about 2-3 loose bowel movements a day with cramping, should I be concern or normal phase of pregnancy 31 weeks today?
Don't eat lots but haven't had a bowel movement for almost 3 days now. Is this an issue? Can't be normal?
Constipation: While there can be a lot of variability on how frequent someone poops, at the 3 day mark, it sounds like you're constipated. You should focus on staying hydrated, increasing your fiber intake, keep active and consider an over the counter laxative like Senna. If you start developing abdominal pain and nausea/vomiting seek an urgent evaluation to make sure there is no obstruction going on. ...Read more
I normally have a bowel movement once a week but I have not been for nearly 3 weeks, I don't have the urge to go either. What should I do?
Go to your Doctor:
You very well may need to retrain your colon to empty it of the waste. This situation you describe is abnormal and in no way representative of good health.
Your doctor may put you on a treatment or get you in to the gastroenterologist. ...Read more
My 9 dy old last bowel movement was yesterday @ 11 am, he hasn't had one since only wet diapers. Is this normal? Should I be worry? What should I do?
Formula fed?: Don't poop as often as breast fed, don't worry unless not urinating at least 6x per day. ...Read more
I only have a bowel movement once out twice a week. I've just recently asked someone their opinion and they said it wasn't normal. Any idea the cause?
Probably normal.: Some people have bm only once or twice per week. If this has been your normal pattern and you have no real symptoms no one but your doc can tell you it is not normal. Note to self, do not ask strangers for medical advice. ...Read more
I didn't have my morning bowel movement & last night I had one that was like pebbles but not hard. Are these changes normal? I'm going through anxiety
Brain, gut connected: You have nerves that connect your brain w/ your gut. Under chronic stress, you can have delayed gastric emptying & increased activity of the colon which may explain why you have small BMs. External or internal stressors which can lead to anxiety can also cause inflammation of the gut. ...Read more
Always feel faint during and after having a bowel movement. It doesn't get better until I lie down or sometime not at all. What causes it? B/P Normal.
Valsalva maneuver: Straining at defecation causes an abrupt drop in bp. Although you note that your BP is "normal", it's the fall in BP that causes dizziness and it's likely that yours falls with valsalva (straining) as does everyone's. Your lactose intolerance and IBS may have caused some volume contraction - you can counteract this by pushing fluids and liberalizing your salt intake. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Some people have bms several times a day, some once a day, some once every couple days. The key is consistence in frequency and form. ...Read more
Soft bannana: Semi solid, well formed and regular/.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not everyday: If you have been having 5 bowel movements regularly for days to weeks, go see your doctor. There can be underlying causes of this if it is chronic. However, if you ate something spoiled and this has been occurring a day or two, it can be due to that but you need to make sure you don't become dehydrated. ...Read more
Brief: I recommend to my patients they should do their business on the toilet and move on, meaning minutes. One should not dawdle to read etc. As this predisposes to rectal issues such as hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Not so much.: Everyone has some changeability in bowel habits, and sometimes a certain food will cause "the runs". However, if you frequently have 5 or more stools daily, you should see your doctor. Review your diet, medical history, and medications. If you see blood, that definitely should be evaluated. ...Read more
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