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Slow Moving Bowels
Theoretically yes: There are many who feel that this is true, though everyone has their own opinion on it. ...Read more
My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.
Here are some...: With all what you have gone through as reported in your profile, what you experienced may be what you are going to have and live since you already have received the most common and effective treatment. Constantly feeling something inside rectum may be related with inflammatory change of prostate. Empirically, it's worthwhile to try 500 mg Ceftriaxone + 1 gm azithromycin and see. ...Read more
Bowel movement troubles since birth. No regular bowel movement. Sharp stomach pains when move bowels. Noticed 2-3 bloodclots tonight 10c size. Help?!
Been having bowel movements that seem "incomplete". I sometime feel urge to vomit at same time when moving my bowels. feel bloated/fullness low pelvis?
I would : See a gyn and a gi doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Bowel movement coming through feeding tube feeding tube and bowel movement is coming up through it
Not good at all.: First thing is to make sure that the bowel is not full of feces. You should stop the feeding for now. Patient may have obstruction or ileus. There needs to be imaging for example abdominal flat plate or ct scant abdomen. If no ileus or obstruction, no feces, perhaps Reglan (metoclopramide) and slowing down the tube feeding may help. Most importantly, see GI specialist. ...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
Exercise+Fiber: If it is constipation, the most effective tx is usually moving/exercise, the more active the better. We are clearly creatures designed to move; sedentary life ?constipation, activity ?es. Given all our outside energy expending technology, we don’t use our primary, far more important & complex technology: our bodies as much. Prunes (not juice) & high fiber foods often help help but exercise best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can being anxious about bowel movements make them worse? Tense muscles and create a feeling of incomplete bowel emptying?
Anxiety and BMs: Anxiety can certainly affect the passage of bowel movements. Young women with anxiety can suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction which results in the incomplete passage of bowel movements. Pelvic floor dysfunction results from contracting those muscles you should be relaxing, and vice versa. ...Read more
This kind of weight: loss , in association with GI symptoms,requires a work up.Its time to go in to ur doc and get checked out. ...Read more
Can omeprazole make slow transit constipation worse??
Since taking them had loads of gas and cant go loo
Yes and no: the medication have no immediate effect on the motility of the bowels. same time it does reduced the acid in the stomach,sometime that could minimize the stimulation your bowels need stimulation, drink more water, eat more fruits,exercise, eat more fibers, these are the natural stimulant. ...Read more
No: The acid that is produced in the stomach is in response to the food put in it. Immodium might slow the emptying of the food from the stomach, but it shouldn't affect the rate at which the proteins in the food is broken down by the protein enzymes in the stomach. The rest of the digestion occurs in the intestines, and immodium could slow down the movement of the food through the intestines. ...Read more
Gas: Yes gas can be very uncomfortable may be from food intolerences ,gluten, milk,soy or constipation -need t odrink 2-3 liter/day water /juices /gatorade. or irritable bowel . Can try simethecone- Gas-X before meals and see if helps. Also may be uneasy from reflux, GERD or gallbladder or even pregnancy. Check HCG also check thyroid TSH. Follow up with doc ...Read more
Nausea at times, loss of appetite, increase in burping and passing gas. Sometimes can't burp. Stomach making noises, increase mucous in bowels
Followup w ur doc: Wud need more info eg past medical history, present medications, etc. Happy to consult, but avoid milk/milk products, caffeine, sugar substitutes, high fructose (corn syrup) x2 wks and watch for "red flags" eg fever, belly pain, vomit, blood in stool, inability to keep up with fluids that require urgent MD attention. While most conditions eg viral get better on own, see ur doc if chronic (>5days) ...Read more
Straining, bowel movement looked like rabbit droppings, feel incomplete but too hard to pass, dull abdomen pain, dark brown stool. Mild constipation?
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