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Pain In Colon After Bowel Movements
Here are some ...: Please record the onset, degree, frequency, and duration, interval, etc. of the pain, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Best wish ... ...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
Splenic Flx syndrome: Lt. upper quad is one of the areas associated with splenic flexure of left colon. After BM which empties the rectum, the major site for the reservoir of stool is the transverse colon. At the time of BM stool passes to the splenic flexure. If there is a twist in bowel at that site severe pain will occur. A Ba enema will define the situation and if necessary this can be followed by colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...Read more
Common: The most common type of food to be seen undigested in the stool is actually vegetables. They often are very high in fibers that we do not have enzymes in our digestive system to degrade them with. The fiber could also be causing gas pains. This can be a very normal finding. If you have accompanying frequent diarrhea, unintentional weight loss, or other stool changes, consult your doctor. ...Read more
It can: It depends on the location of the pain; typical might be left lower abdomen or pelvic, associated with the sigmoid colon inflammation. If you are having fevers or all-over abdominal pain, or signs of infection you should see your doctor; consider taking a daily fiber supplement. ...Read more
Intermittent abdominal pain with lots of gas, cramping, sometimes aching pain in rectum before and after bowel movements several months at least?
Gastroenterologist: After 4 months of symptoms I recommend that you consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Possibilities include irritable bowel syndrome, lactose or gluten intolerance or inflammatory bowel disease. Appropriate tests will be done and dietary instructions will be given. ...Read more
Prob not: Probably not. Usually pain with a bowel movement is the result of either an anal fissure or external hemorrhoid. Neither one is dangerous and both are easily treated. Diverticulitis will usually give a patient fever and abdominal pain. The pain is more constant in nature. How long have you had this pain and is there any bleeding associated with the bm? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having sharp abdominal pain brought on by bowel movement. has passed, though I am.still in pain. Reglular bowel movements. ?
A 17 year olds sysmptoms :change in bowel movement constipation narrow stools small black dots in stool tight abdomen mild stomach pain colon cancer?
Needs eval : This isn't a usual presentation for colon cancer, since it's usually without symptoms, and doesn't happen to 17 year olds very often. There are a lot of colon conditions that need to be considered by a doctor in person to figure this one out which i'd suggest you get done early next week. ...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
Lower and upper abdominal cramps, frequent bowel movements, 6 or more bowel movements a day, tannish color soft stool but anus fissure. What is this?
Every time right before bowel movement i feel strong, sharp pain in lower stomach, rectum and anus. Harder the stool greater the pain. Stool is normal?
Does divercolitis cause abdoman pain , difficulty releasing stool , mucus in stool,back pain and rectal pain that last for 30 min after bathroom?
Possibly but...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more
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
Sometimes...: Bloating, irregular stools, and fullness may reflect diet (check your fiber intake), alterations in the population of healthy gut flora we each carry, food intolerances, maldigestion due to problems of the small intestine, pancreas, or biliary tree, changes in GI motility (how well your GI tract mixes and moves food along), various infections, and even irritable bowel syndrome. Testing is easy. ...Read more
I have a very sluggish colon. I only have a bowel movement twice a week a lot of the times. What could have happened?
Maybe normal: Normal bowel frequency in america fits a bell-curve distribution--once daily stooling is the middle of the curve, but the normal range extends from 3 bowel movements daily to 1 bowel movement every 3-4 days. Assuming your bowel pattern has been stable for some time (in other words, has not recently changed from daily to every three days) then having two bowel movements/week is "normal" for you. ...Read more
I have significant looping of the colon. What is this? Cn I correct it & Is it dangerous? I have had no problems with any bowel movements whatsoever
Colon curves: You probably were told by your gastroenterologist after a colonoscopy or after a ct of the abdomen, this is nothing need to worry about, this how you were created by God, you can not change it, as long it does not bother just ignore it and be happy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause colon to not complete bowel movement - retain some and cause bad odor despite clean tpaper? Fix?
Doctor to evaluate: There are several reasons why poop would end up stuck in the rectum, so a primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist should evaluate. Causes include constipation (slow transit of stool through the intestine), medications that slow the bowel, nerve disorders that slow the bowel, tumors blocking flow of the stool, etc... A patient can use laxatives to keep the rectum clear, awaiting his appointment. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy with a colon cleanse 6 days ago. I still haven't had a bowel movement. Should i be concerned?
I just started taking colon cleansers to regulate my bowel movement. Is it a good idea to take 2 pills in the morning and 2 during lunch/evening?
It might be: This depends on what type of colon cleanser pills you are taking. It is important to read the instructions on the packaging and follow those. Do not take more pills or take the pill more frequently than is advised on the package. ...Read more
Floating bm's: Floating stools are seen with looser bowel movements causing rapid transit through the intestinal tract and are lighter colored.This could be temporary from dietary factors or virus. They also occur with malabsorption syndromes from pancreatic, biliary tract or liver disorders. If this change in bm's is persistent, notify your oncologist or gastroenterologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
This morning i had a bowel movement that was about 12 inches long. Is this a sign of colon cancer?
Do i have colon cancer if i have pain on my front right side and back side and change in bowel movement?
What does it mean to have a redundant colon? And can that make it harder to have a bowel movement? Or more easily constipated
Longer, more turns: A "redundant colon" means the dr found it to be longer than usual with more twists and turns. Typically we think that the redundancy is because of problems with constipation rather than the cause of constipation. You should be on a high fiber diet with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or similar agent to keep the stools soft and moving through your colon easily. ...Read more
Prior to a colonoscopy, laxatives are given to completely empty the colon. Normal to take a few days to have a bowel movement?
My wife had a right colon resection a little over a week ago and when she has a bowel movement she has no sensation off the need. Is this normal?
My herbalist told me I have a "floppy colon." what is a floppy colon, and how does it effect the frequency and ability of having a bowel movement?
I am not aware: Of any medical condition called floppy colon. Some people have colon that is loosely attached to retroperitoneum and that can sometimes lead to volvulus, or twisting. But these conditions are usually discovered at surgery. As your herbalist what he means, and how he can tell without actually visualizing the colon. ...Read more
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