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Occasional Fecal Urgency
Soft stools that come out in 1 piece or a few smaller pieces, look like number 4 on stool chart, sometimes fecal urgency, no blood, no pain, several years now, go avg 3 times a day. 22 yr old male?
Not a big problem: Most people have been on antibiotics within tue past 2 or 3 years and don't have the optimal balance of "friendly" bacteria in their intestines. Sometimes this can cause mild to moderate GI distress, and sometimes more significant symptoms. A good probiotic, kambucha, or other foods that restore balance in friendly bacteria is very important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been passing small strings of mucus for 4 days. No stool was present for 3 days. Lots of urgency but just mucus. Diet is clean & LUQ pain. Why?
If no better soon>Dr: Assuming you haven't had any previous chronic bowl problems it's possible you may have a mild viral gastroenteritis. But that might not explain your LUQ pain. If the problem doesn't resolve over the next few days (I hope it does), or if the pain is significant, you need to be seen by a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Son is not constipated. Has 3 bm's/day. Stool is soft not loose. He goes when he feels urgency but stool takes an hour to complete each time. ?
Bowels: This is abnormal in every way. Please take this child to see the family physician. ...Read more
Lower ab pain-urgency to pass stool and feeling relieve, few min after again and again, having loose stool in the last one and finally symptoms stops.
Irritable bowel: is one thing that can explain some of your symptoms, especially if it has been going on for quite some time. Treatment is focusing on treating the main symptom, in this case loose stool or diarrhea. If started happening recently, have think about infection, especially if there is blood and/or mucus in the stool. See your doc for further evaluation and treatment, which may consist of antibiotics ...Read more
What is normal transit time from food to stool? Sometimes mine is as little as 10 hours. Fatty stool mucus urgency. Normal flex sig,and fc elastase
Check gallbladder: there are many causes for fatty stools which usually will come out loose. 10 hrs is actually not bad, some people have to go right after each meal. But, RUQ pain can indicate GB problem, which in turn can cause poor digestion of fat. So, avoid fatty foods, oily foods and ask a doctor to get a test for GB function. (It's a start). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer urgency to go to toilet is it relates to prostate inflammation?
I feel burn urine all time and when stool pain and burn
Possible infection: I don't know your age, but your symptoms suggest urinary tract infection, which may or may not be due to a prostate condition. It is important to get this evaluated and treated as soon as possible to prevent long-term damage to your bladder, prostate and kidneys, or worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
62 yo female w/ stge 4 colon ca has frequent urgency to release stool or pee. She had colon surgery a yr ago. Why the freq bathroom trips?
Depends: What portion of the colon was removed at surgery? Removing the lower colon & rectum can result in more frequent bowel movements. I do not know if there are medications that she is taking that may affect her, or history of radiation treatments. Review with her doctor. Colonoscopy may be indicated. ...Read more
Had urine culture and e.Coli was found. Having UTI and had different meds to treat it. Pain in pelvic, testis after peeing&passing stool. Urine urgency?
Prostatitis?: Your meds show ciproflox and levoflox. Need only one of the two, they are similar. Your symptoms suggest prostatitis rather than simple uti. It needs longer duration of therapy & has slower resolution of symptoms. If you were treated with more than a week and no better, let your doc know to reevaluate the plan of treatment including possible re culture and antibiotic adjustment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 22,, M, suffering from IBS- diarrhea&urgency. My stool report says bacteria is present but homeopathy doctor says ignore. Is it causing my IBS?
Many possibilities: There is no clear cause of IBS. There may be a genetic component & stress worsens it.Many with IBS have small intestine bacterial overgrowth- see http://tinyurl.com/plzmsbp Many do well with the low FODMAPS diet: http://tinyurl.com/6gangs9 Your homeopath told you to ignore it because if he finds the right homeopathic remedy it will help you regardless of the types of bacteria you have.See comment: ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the odds of a 33 year old male getting colon cancer? I have loose stool, incomplete evacuation, itch, constipation, urgency. Could it be IBS or something else?
Low risk for cancer: Your worry is understandable and made worse by financial concerns. Check your local area for cash prices, non-insurance clinics and free health clinics. You will benefit from a doctors care, a good gp. Check out the bowel regimens for chronic constipation on healthtap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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