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Patient female 67 years old has problem evacuating last part of bowel movement, worsening over last 4 years.What is the remedy?

Patient female 67 years old has problem evacuating last part of bowel movement, worsening over last 4 years.What is the remedy?

Change in bowels: You are describing a change in your bowels. The best test is a colonoscopy for diagnosis or reassurance all is okay. Don't delay, get in to your doc. ...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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Haven't had a bowel movement in 3 days since starting cough medicine with codeine. What is the best/safest OTC remedy given my current meds?

Haven't had a bowel movement in 3 days since starting cough medicine with codeine. What is the best/safest OTC remedy given my current meds?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and fiber: Make sure to drink plenty of fluids. Avoid caffeinated beverages, though. Eat leafy veggies and get a fiber supplement such as Metamucil or Citrucel. Adding Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to it may be helpful if fiber alone doesn't help. ...Read more

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It's been a few years and every time I have a bowel movement & wipe with toilet paper, it is painful on my anus. Is there a remedy? It's very painful.

It's been a few years and every time I have a bowel movement & wipe with toilet paper, it is painful on my anus. Is there a remedy? It's very painful.

Inflammation: of the tissues in that area is probably the culprit. Topical pads containing witch hazel may provide you with some relief, such as those made by Tucks. If it does not help see a gastroenterologist or colo-rectal surgeon for an anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy. I hope this helps. If you do have more questions or other concerns kindly contact with me on my Virtual Practice at : www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I have severe rectal pain during periods while bowel movement and passing gas . Can u suggest remedy for this situation ?

I have severe rectal pain during periods while bowel movement and passing gas . Can u suggest remedy for this situation ?

Rectal Pain: Many reasons could cause rectal pain such as hemorrhoids or anal fissures. You should see a gastroenterologist for a formal exam and possible anoscopy (endoscopic) evaluation ...Read more

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Which remedy can a 2 year old baby take to relieve painfull bowel movements?

Which remedy can a 2 year old baby take to relieve painfull bowel movements?

Depends on cause: See the doctor. Much more information is needed to determine the cause of the painful bowel movements and then a treatment can be started. ...Read more

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My wife is 62 years old and has bouts with uncontrolled bowel movements is there any remedy?

My wife is 62 years old and has bouts with uncontrolled bowel movements is there any remedy?

In order to...: ... Tell you the appropriate remedy, first the problem needs to be diagnosed. The symptom is uncontrolled bowel movements (called fecal incontinence), the cause is something that can be determined by your doctor with a thorough physical exam and probably some testing. ...Read more

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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