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Soreness In Intestines After Bowel Movement
Happy to help but...: Where do you experience soreness when defecating--anal canal, within the pelvis or abdomen, the abdominal wall? Are there associated symptoms, bleeding, discharge? Any defects (rectocele), surgical repairs? Help us best help you by providing more information please. ...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
Fissure: There are a whole host of things which can cause rectal pain with bowel movements, most are benign, including anal fissures, abscesses, fistula's, hemorrhoids, etc occasional worrisome things such as an anal cancer...Only an exam can determine exact cause. If persist see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Butthole feels on fire 4 about an hour after bowel movement, skin down there seems to become extreme irritated & sore afterwards. What could this be?
Having trouble going for a bowel movement because it hurts my stool isn't hard but I bleed everytime and it is extremely sore to wipe afterwards?
Anal fissure: Although you need an examination to confirm the diagnosis, you are describing classic symptoms for an anal fissure. It can often be treated conservatively by dietary modification. Generally it's recommended that you have a high-fiber diet with adequate water hydration. After bowel movements try shower instead of wiping to prevent further trauma. Surgery for Botox only if this management fails ...Read more
Can you still be constipated even if you have had bowel movement in mornjng? Feels sore on right side hard to poop
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Earlier today, I had blood in my stool and tonight, after having a bowel movement. I'm really sore. Feels almost like my skin has stretched.?
See your doctor.: There are many possible reasons to have blood in the stool, but at age 40 any new onset of bleeding needs to be evaluated. It may turn out to be nothing important, but sometimes important diseases, even colon cancer, can show evidence of rectal bleeding. Be sure to see your doctor to have this evaluation performed. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
Constant itchy/sore anus, painful bowel movement and urination, strong smelling discharge, been going on for 4 days. What is this? I'm very worried
Needs exam &culture: Strong smelling discharge needs to be evaluated with a culture and if you are sexually active to rule out STD. The painful urination point towards a Urinary Infection and sore and itchy anus might be due to Hemorroids or anal fissure. I suggest you consult your doctor asap or go to ER and get checked and get appropriate tests and trestment as indicated ...Read more
I am 42 and I recently felt a small lump just above my belly button that was sore to the touch I also had a bowel movement and found bright red blood?
See a doctor: You need a full evaluation. Cannot begin to diagnose this, but it is imperative that you see somebody and have these issues addressed soon. Blood in stool is often from hemorrhoids or anal fissures but may also suggest cancer or other inflammatory illnesses. Go soon and good luck. ...Read more
After taking a bowel movement it is sore to wipe and often there is blood. I do not have hard stools and I drink at least a half gallon of water dail?
You may have a small tear (anal fissure) or a painful hemorrhoid.
In addition you need to have the bleeding checked by a gastroenterologist to rule out serious condtions including colon tumors. ...Read more
I think I have anal fissures. (Blood appears on toilet paper when I wipe after a bowel movement, and the area feels sore. Can I treat it myself, or m?
My colon feels sore and is painful when I have a bowel movement but my stool has no blood and mostly good color. I do get constipated.
See a GI doctor: An individual over 40 years old with altered bowel pattern (constipation mentioned) and abdominal discomfort should see a health care professional for a detailed history and physical exam including a rectal exam and stool test for blood. A gastroenterologist consultation probably indicated as well as a colonoscopy. ...Read more
I have anal bleeding during/at The end of a bowel movement and the stools are soft. I do have some hemorrhoids but they do not seem sore. Concerned?
Possibilities...: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma, fissure, hemorrhoids with straining), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore, has a black spot. After a bowel movement it started to bleed. Is this a sign of healing?
Hemorrhoid: You are describing a thromboses external hemorrhoid. If the lump is small you could do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath, avoid constipation, eat more fiber, drink 8 glasses of water. If the bleeding persist go to the ER or walk in clinic to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have a few red bumps that look like pimples or razor bumps on my inner butt cheek and it hurts to have a bowel movement. Anus is sore and red.?
Having dull soreness on right side after bowel movements. Could it be related to when I was food-poisened (which I believe was early Tuesday morning)?
Need more info: The soreness you complain of may be the tip of the iceberg related to the case of "food poisoning". Please have your family physician refer you to a gastroenterologist ...Read more
I been having inconsistent bowel movements lately. I had one today but I'm very sore afterwards. What could this be and how do I get it to stop?
Stool softeners: 1st, no help=pcp visit for rectal exam. ...Read more
Recently, my bottom has been very sore due to frequent bowel movements. Could this be a result of irritable bowel syndrome?
Soreness in your anus is irritation from the stool or too frequent of passing of stool.
Try applying some vitamin a & d ointment, neosporin cream and take tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain.
Ibs/ irritable bowel syndrome would present with alternating diarrhea and constipation accompanied by abdominal cramping, nausea, etc. And ibs is diagnosed after all other diagnoses are ruled out.
Take care! ...Read more
I got my rt ovary and fallopian tube removed 4 weeks ago today, since then I have extremely sore bowel movements and I am not passing urine the same?
can wiping bum alot cause itching I have ibs and havin frequent bowel movements so could it be from that only been sore 1 day could it just be raw?
Yes: Yes, healing skin can itch, a lot. Try using witch-hazel pads and flushable wipes rather than standard paper. ...Read more
Is it normal after open inguinal hernia surgery to get extra sore again after my first few bowel movements since the surgery 6 days ago?
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