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Small Bowel Movements
Constipated but still have small bowel movements with a feeling of incomplete evacuation. Could I be impacted?
Possible : You could check yourself with a glove to find out . Try NaturalCalmcan get on internet it's a magnesium product you can titrate till you pass the lumps . Be sure they come out because diarrhea will pass an obstruction . Then when clean you cN back odd untilyou have banana shaped stool without straining ...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
Despite having have 1 large and 2 small bowel movements today, I still feel the need to go. When I try I can pass very small stools. Why is this?
Depending on: your age and duration of symptoms, this can be a worrisome sign. Unfortunately, a change in stool caliber can be a sign of stricture/scarring in the gut and even tumor (for at risk individuals). It could also be benign as in cases of constipation predominant IBS or transient infection with swelling of the gut wall. If ongoing, discuss this with a physician. ...Read more
I have always had normal bowel movements, but last week had a bout of diarhea, with mucus and a little bright red blood mixed in. Has gotten worse. Now i am having very small bowel movements. Very little feces. More mucus and bloody mucus than anything e
Family history of colon cancer have had two small bowel movements while sleeping what could be causing this ?
Is it normal to have smaller bowel movements when you eat less? I have been eating less and my stool is less.
Had single episode of diarrhea, then 2 hours later had 2 small bowel movements that were bright red blood. Not on stool surface, in stool. Problem?
Is it constipation or just irritable bowel? I feel gassy in my belly and bloated. It's been a couple days and i haven't expelled any gas. But I have had small bowel movements that did not relieve much pressure. Is this related to constipation or could it
Hello. : Hello. Irritable bowel syndrome has a number of symptoms which include diarrhea alternating with constipation. If you have had very little in the way of bowel movements, you could have a build up of feces in your intestines you might wish to try a mild laxative along with at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day, 5 servings of vegetable, 4 servings of fruit and good quality fiber. ...Read more
Stomsch pain and bloating for 4 days. Small irregular bowel movements. Took herba-lax and barely worked. What now?
Fiber laxative: You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more
Having small frequent bowel movements. Felt like I had trapped bowel. Bowel passing now but I'm going a little each time. Worried it's colon cancer. ?
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