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Severe Abdominal Cramps No Bowel Movement Following Prep For Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy clear, just small internal hemorrhoids. Still have bowel movements and a small pain in left and right side of abdominals.What could it be?
Colonoscopy: This is probably due to the gas that is still in the intestines. This should pass quite easily. ...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
I've had severe stomach cramps, basically centralized. And now am experiencing very watery bowel movements. I'm healthy. What is this?
I have been having blue bowel movements for past few days with severe stomach cramps and change in my bowel movements. What could be the cause?
Tricky: blue covers a wide area. Black would be typical for ulcer and with pain is a serious condition. It's hard to get blue. Prussian blue and methylene blue antidotes or other food dyes. Beets are blue-purple. sky blue is very unusual and would imply both a dye AND something that makes the stool pale (liver disease for example). Blue green isn't that unusual and can occur from vegetable matter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irregular bowel movements maybe 2 to 3 times per week today pain all over abdomen burn or cramp a feeling that my stomach was so full it would explode?
Ibs: Possibilities include irritable bowel syndrome aggravated by certain foods(see fodmap dietary advice), lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance. Try to identify whether certain foods cause abdominal distress or irregular bowel activities. To relieve gaseous distension, drink hot water, apply heat to the abdomen, take mylanta or simethicone after meals to prevent gas buildup. See gastroenterolog ...Read more
Colonoscopy prep with Dulcolax and magnesium citrite and still no bowel movement...Is this normal? Took Dulcolax tab this am and drank citrite at 4 pm...1.5 hours ago..Still nothing...?
Trust : Trust me, things will move. Sometimes it can take a few hours. Keep your laptop in the bathroom. ...Read more
Tried prune juice for my lack of bowel movement and it didn't work at all, it only gave me horrible abdomen cramps. Does anyone have any advice on what I should do?
What causes stomach cramps, frequent hard bowel movements that are painful and burns my Anus when it comes out?
Constipation +others: The most common cause of what you describe is constipation; it causes cramping from the intestines trying to move the fecal matter downward, and also burning on defecation true to trauma to the anal orifice. could involve anal tears or hemorrhoids. See your pcp for a stool softener and diet info. ...Read more
I'm having really bad stomach cramps, bloating, nausea, excessive bowel movements that don't look normal. Please help me
Go dairy free.: I do not know the duration of your symptoms. It may be due to viral or bacteria infection. Elimination diet may give us an answer. Avoid all dairy products except yogurt for 3-4 weeks & see the result. Do the same with wheat. In the mean time stay hydrated & take Good quality probiotics- kefir is a good yogurt drink loaded with high quality probiotics. ...Read more
I have excessive diahrea 8 bowel movements in past 20 hours. Bloating and slight stomach cramps . Is it serious?
Diarrhea: It certain could become serious. You can become dehydrated. Therefore, it is important to drink electroyte containing fluids to replace your fluid loses. ...Read more