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What could cause head pressure when defecating, and itching anus after passing a stool?

What could cause head pressure when defecating, and itching anus after passing a stool?

Constipation: Constipation could cause symptoms like this. Be sure you take in enough water and fiber, exercise regularly, and be wary of certain medicines that are known to cause constipation. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I started defecating several times after i ate cereals. The last time i defecate, i saw watery greenish stool . What does this means?

I started defecating several times after i ate cereals. The last time i defecate, i saw watery greenish stool . What does this means?

Are the cereals high: In fiber? Green, moist stool can result from rapid transit time through the intestines. If you are taking in more fiber then you are used to - it might be a reason. ...Read more

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I know I have small internal and external hemorrhoids.Pain went away past few days defecating,but slight pink on stool and pain while wiping recently?

I know I have small internal and external hemorrhoids.Pain went away past few days defecating,but slight pink on stool and pain while wiping recently?

Hemorrhoids: can bleed or become thrombosed, which can cause pain. See your doctor to get them examined. If they need treatment, medicine can be prescribed, or you can be referred to a surgeon for removal. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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In the past 2 months i am experiencing pain while defecating and just yesterday i saw a bright red blood in my stool,what is the reason behind this ?

In the  past 2 months i am experiencing pain while defecating and just yesterday i saw a bright red blood in my stool,what is the reason behind this ?

See a doctor: most likely you are having ana fissure or hemorrhoid you can use sitz bath by sitting in a tub full of warm water make sure to keep your bowels very soft by hydrating by drinking water and gatorade avoid caffeine pops and sodas well eating more fibers and vegetables and fruits if pain persisted you need to go and see your doctor ...Read more

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Black specks on my brown narrow stool. Defecating 4 to 6 times a day. No pain. Slight burning sensation after poop. Bloated before poop. ColonCancer?

Black specks on my brown narrow stool. Defecating 4 to 6 times a day. No pain. Slight burning sensation after poop. Bloated before poop. ColonCancer?

Change in Stool: Of course there is now way for me to answer your specific question in this setting; however, this is something that should be checked by a gastroenterologist as soon as possible since that is always a possibility. ...Read more

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Burning pain when defecating , feels more intense after BM with occasional blood after hard stool. Is this a sign of cancer?

Burning pain when defecating , feels more intense after BM with occasional blood after hard stool. Is this a sign of cancer?

Lower GI endoscopy: The symptoms may occur with hemorrhoids, anal fissure and anal cancer (or lower GI cancer). It is suggested that he see a gastroenterologist and have a lower GI endoscopy performed. ...Read more

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After defecating hard stools i drank water and eventually defecated more hard, then normal and loose stools. Now I have gas. Normal?

Not worrisome: Perhaps you had a stool plug which has now passed. A "good news" is that you have not described bleeding per rectum. Changes in bowel pattern are however a "red flag" to doctors. Depending upon what is a "normal" stooling for you, please discuss your recent bowel irregularity with your doctor who can put it in perspective with the rest of your rx & medical history (with which we are un-aware). ...Read more