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My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.

My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.

Here are some...: With all what you have gone through as reported in your profile, what you experienced may be what you are going to have and live since you already have received the most common and effective treatment. Constantly feeling something inside rectum may be related with inflammatory change of prostate. Empirically, it's worthwhile to try 500 mg Ceftriaxone + 1 gm azithromycin and see. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

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


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I have been having vomiting with my bowel movements... Also pain duringduring bowel movements. What could be wrong?

 I have been having vomiting with my bowel movements... Also pain duringduring bowel movements. What could be wrong?

Pain with BM: You need to go to the ER to make sure you're not having a bowl obstruction. You need to have studies done of your abdomen. I wish you the best ...Read more

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I often have passing gases and bowel movement?

I often have passing gases and bowel movement?

Sources of gas...: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test 4 these. ...Read more

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Been having trouble passing gas and having bowel movements..not pregnant, having weird stomach movements...could this be a sign of ibs??

Been having trouble passing gas and having bowel movements..not pregnant, having weird stomach movements...could this be a sign of ibs??

Could be: More common with change if diet or intolerance to certain foods. Try blend diet without dairy products and beans. Same time use Probiotics on regular basis , if not corrected in 2 weeks , see a Doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having pencil shaped bowel movements with very bad smell, frequent bowel movements and stomach pain. Should i be concerned?

See a doctor: If you are describing that you are already concerned of changes in your bowel habits, then yes, you should have your concerns evaluated by a doctor or gastroenterologist. Needs a physical examination and maybe colonoscopy or x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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I have hemorrhoids that were painful and bleeding even without bowel movement. Pain gone, but now there is bright blood/clots, without bowel movement.

I have hemorrhoids that were painful and bleeding even without bowel movement. Pain gone, but now there is bright blood/clots, without bowel movement.

Get checked...: Hemorrhoidal bleeding is very common, however, there are other causes of rectal bleeding that are much more serious problems, like colon & rectal cancer. See a doctor for an exam... you should get a colonoscopy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Normal not to have bowel movements when dieting?

Normal not to have bowel movements when dieting?

The book answer: Is most of bm is made up of sloughed bowel lining and skin. But diets usually include indigestables, vegetables and fruits with skins. A daily bm is normal. Some have multiple daily, but not going 3 days or longer is not clearing sufficiently. Always start simple and natural: prunes and dried apricots. Cheap, tasty, harmless. ...Read more

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Why am i having no bowel movement after diarrhea?

Why am i having no bowel movement after diarrhea?

Not uncommon: Many times after a bout of diarrhea , your insides are completely devoid of stool?. Depending upon how much you eat right afterwards, you may not generate enough still to have a bm for a day or two. ...Read more

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I sometimes have weakness after bowel movement. It seems most pronounced after being constipated and then having a large bowel movement. ?

I sometimes have weakness after bowel movement.  It seems most pronounced after being constipated and then having a large bowel movement.  ?

Vasovagal event: The vagus nerve is a cranial nerve and after exiting our brain follows the course of our gastrointestinal tract. It sends branches to th carotid arteries and to the heart. During a bowel movement one raises pressure in abdomen in effort to evacuate. This can raise blood pressure and stimulate carotid artery. A neural impulse can feed back to the heart and slow the heart and abruptly drop pressure. ...Read more

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Constipated but still have small bowel movements with a feeling of incomplete evacuation. Could I be impacted?

Constipated but still have small bowel movements with a feeling of incomplete evacuation. Could I be impacted?

Possible : You could check yourself with a glove to find out . Try NaturalCalmcan get on internet it's a magnesium product you can titrate till you pass the lumps . Be sure they come out because diarrhea will pass an obstruction . Then when clean you cN back odd untilyou have banana shaped stool without straining ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement it burns while I am having one. My bowel movement are either diarrhea or constapation?

When I have a bowel movement it burns while I am having one. My bowel movement are either diarrhea or constapation?

IBS?: A gastroenterologist can diagnose you and tell you what to do. Irritable bowel syndrome is a broad diagnosis for folks who vary between constipation and the runs. If that's what it is, it is very treatable and all will be well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Bowel movement troubles since birth. No regular bowel movement. Sharp stomach pains when move bowels. Noticed 2-3 bloodclots tonight 10c size. Help?!

Bowel movement troubles since birth. No regular bowel movement. Sharp stomach pains when move bowels. Noticed 2-3 bloodclots tonight 10c size. Help?!

See a doc: With rectal bleeding and pain you need to be evaluated. Most sources of rectal bleeding are benign (hemorrhoids) but occasionally the source is more worrisome. ...Read more

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Having red during bowel movements. Is this bad?

Cehck for blood: This might represent bleeding (or discoloration from food, beverages or medication). It is pretty easy to have your stool checked for blood. Contact your physician so it can be determined if this is something benign or is more serious. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned having bloody bowel movements?

Yes & No: You are still young to have serious intestinal problem like cancer. Most rectal bleeding for young people is from hemorrhoids. If you are constipated, take some laxatives or stool softeners. But you should still see your dr and be referred to a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy to be checked for the above. Have a blood count too to check for anemia. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Every time I have a bowel movement I have major back cramping during it. I am not constipated . It happens with every bowel movement .

Every time I have a bowel movement I have major back cramping during it. I am not constipated . It happens with every bowel movement .

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


Bowel Movement (Definition)

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