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Nursing Diagnosis For Acute Pain In Loose Bowel Movement
Weight loss, multiple/waking for bowel movements, inflammation/ulceration near the terminal ileum, pain of abdo and joints, night sweats. Is it ibs?
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
Extreme, constant lower stomach pain, and tenderness. Unable to have a solid bowel movement in 4 days, only diarrhea. Constipation? Please advise.
Having sharp abdominal pain brought on by bowel movement. has passed, though I am.still in pain. Reglular bowel movements. ?
Having pain in pelvic area when trying to pass a bowel movement. diarrhea and pain for 2 days. any ideas?
Pain in lower abdomen for 6 day. No relief after bowel movement. Sore all day long! pain worsens before bowel movement. Not pregnant. Ibs. Causes?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition that affects the way your colon works, but doesn't damage it like diseases such as crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Common symptoms include abdominal pain/cramping; bloating; gas (flatulence); diarrhea and/or constipation; & mucus in stool. Can sometimes be confused with lactose intolerance. It's not clear what causes it. Work w/your doctor on this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Does divercolitis cause abdoman pain , difficulty releasing stool , mucus in stool,back pain and rectal pain that last for 30 min after bathroom?
I have severe rectal pain during periods while bowel movement and passing gas . Can u suggest remedy for this situation ?
Can spastic colon come without strong pain, what I experience is loose stools, change in stool caliber,trapped gas and bloating,discomfort ?
Yes: however other conditions can cause your symptoms too. Lactose intolerance can develop in later years, as can some infectious diseases. Spastic colon is often a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning you need to rule out other causes before coming to your diagnosis. It's always a good idea to get an exam and confirm the diagnosis with your physician. ...Read more
Am having left quad abdom pain seroius trouble having a bowel movement without some type of aid. Then pain is unbearable. color is coffee ground col?
Your symptoms: sound consistent with constipation. However, having black stools that may be tarry is more concerning. While upper GI bleeding typically causes looser stools, you should have your doctor check. In the meantime, you might want to soften your stools with either Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) or PEG 3350. ...Read more
Very often abdominal pain; constipation / diarrhea (bowel habits change/alternate); pain gets better after bowel movement.
Help ! Its been 2-3 months?
Belly pain: It sounds like you have IBS. Pain after defecation is a classic sign of IBS. However this is a diagnosis of exclusion. You should get a colonoscopy and EGD to evaluate if you have celiac disease, a motility gut issue, a lactulose absorbption issues, or IBD. If all this is negative then one can firmly say you have IBS. ...Read more
Is pancreatic insufficiency a symptom or a diagnosis for weight loss, oily/smelly/loose stools, abdominal pain, constipation? - Creon helping.
I've had lower abdominal pain for the last 4 days followed with loose stool and the feeling/pressure of a bowel movement very often. Very painful. ?
Needs testing: Hi! In otherwise healthy young females, lower-abdominal pain is often due to ovarian cysts, bladder infections, STD's, appendicitis... Talking with a doctor about any accompanying symptoms and risk factors can help, (can be done on HealthTap), but frequently urine analysis, blood labs and an ultrasound or CT scan are needed to definitively diagnose the problem. ...Read more
For past 5 months had abdominal pain(improved after bowel movement), mucus in stool, loose stools. Physician refused referral thinking is hypochondria?
Maybe IBS?: If the symptoms have been long term, they may be representative of irritable bowel syndrome. However, other problems must be ruled out before that diagnosis can be determined. If you have not already, I would increase the amount of fiber in your diet. If this does not help, I would return to your doctor, to see what the next step in the work up is. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
83yo developed 2 severe bouts of diverticulitis from pain meds for a total knee replacement. Needs shoulder done.What pain meds won't bust the colon?
All: Narcotics will cause some degree of constipation. Need to review with the surgeon if there are non-narcotic pain medication options. Otherwise will need a strict bowel regimen after surgery with increased liquids ti drink and metamucil after surgery with bowel softeners added as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the left iliac region, pain during bowel movement also mucous in stool, what is this?
Need more info: You could be having referred pain from a lesion in your colon. Are you straining to pass a BM? I would advise you to see your family physician for an exam to "nail down" the cause of your pain syndrome. ...Read more
Woke up b/c of bowel movement. Bright blood in stool for the first time. Abd pain, exc burping, extr fatigue. Could a CT with dye detect problem?
Maybe BUT...: Blood in the stool should always be evaluated. Might be from a small anal fissure or bleeding hemorrhoids. More serious causes such as inflammatory bowel disease or tumor needs to be ruled out. You need a proper evaluation before we start throwing out tests to be done. See a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
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