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No bowel movement and stomach pain after laxative?

No bowel movement and stomach pain after laxative?

May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...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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Why abdominal pain and nausea after bowel movement?

Why abdominal pain and nausea after bowel movement?

Stretch "nerves": There are few true pain nerves to the intestines..... the intestines react to stretching or distension. You would perceive that as nausea and pain after the act of a BM post stretching of the tissue. ...Read more

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Constant pain in luq worst after bowel movement?

Splenic Flx syndrome: Lt. upper quad is one of the areas associated with splenic flexure of left colon. After BM which empties the rectum, the major site for the reservoir of stool is the transverse colon. At the time of BM stool passes to the splenic flexure. If there is a twist in bowel at that site severe pain will occur. A Ba enema will define the situation and if necessary this can be followed by colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I find vegetables undigested after bowel bowel movement. also abdomen pains sometimes.

I find vegetables undigested after bowel bowel movement. also abdomen pains sometimes.

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

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What cause bloating after bowel movement?

What cause bloating after bowel movement?

Many causes...: Abdominal bloating is common. A few causes include colonic bacterial dysbiosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Try taking a probiotic supplement and changing to a diet low in ferment able foods e.g., low-fodmaps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in my testicles after bowel movement?

Here are some ...: Please record the onset, degree, frequency, and duration, interval, etc. of the pain, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Abdominal pain after bowel movement, pain last for whole day. Have mild gastritis?

Abdominal pain after bowel movement, pain last for whole day. Have mild gastritis?

Need more info: If the pain is in the area of the stomach and you were bearing down hard to move your bowels, then it could be that in the process of bearing down you increased the pressure in the belly enough to push stomach acid into the food tube or esophagus. This would then cause pain due to the nature of how you exerted yourself to defecate. Seems like a long time to have pain post movement. See your doc. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea?

Gastroenteritis: This is most commonly viral, but if it persists longer than 5-8 days or you develop fever it will time to see your doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen for 6 day. No relief after bowel movement. Sore all day long! pain worsens before bowel movement. Not pregnant. Ibs. Causes?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition that affects the way your colon works, but doesn't damage it like diseases such as crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Common symptoms include abdominal pain/cramping; bloating; gas (flatulence); diarrhea and/or constipation; & mucus in stool. Can sometimes be confused with lactose intolerance. It's not clear what causes it. Work w/your doctor on this. ...Read more

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Servere sciatic pain and lower lumbar pain after bowel movement?

Servere sciatic pain and lower lumbar pain after bowel movement?

Compression neuritis: get examined with emphasis on the pelvis and lumbosacral spine. You may need anti inflammatory medicine and an MRI of the lS spine. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause abdominial pain and having bowel movements 16 times a day?

Does IBS cause abdominial pain and having bowel movements 16 times a day?

Sometimes..: Ibs is often "diarrhea predominant" but 16 times a day is higher then the norm to be due to ibs and should be investigated with stool cultures. If those are negative then a colonoscopy would be indicated. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea, shivering?

Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea, shivering?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal Pain is a common complain in the outpatient setting. Would recommend to see a doctor. Can be as simple as Irritable Bowel Syndrome or it can be more concerning. ...Read more

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I have rectal bleeding diarrhea bloated stomach nausea severe lower back pain. The back pain lessens when my bowels are empty.

I have rectal bleeding diarrhea bloated stomach nausea severe lower back pain.  The back pain lessens when my bowels are empty.

See GI: From your profile, it appears you have had a colonoscopy. Depending on when that was performed, you may need another. Bleeding is never normal, so you need to see the GI again. Tough to say, but there could be several causes, that hopefully with some testing and a good exam will be found. Examples could be diverticulosis/itis or chrons disease, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes anus pain after bowel emptying?

What causes anus pain after bowel emptying?

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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Scrotum pain after bowl movement any ideas?

Age? straining??: depend on your age if you are above 50 prostate may be playing a role. other concern if you are constipated and you might be straining every time you are going to have a bowel movement and that will cause the muscle in your groin to squeeze around your cord and cause pain in scrotum. be careful it might lead to a hernia. hydrate eat more fruits, and fibers, drink more juices. take stool softner. ...Read more

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Intermittent abdominal pain with lots of gas, cramping, sometimes aching pain in rectum before and after bowel movements several months at least?

Intermittent abdominal pain with lots of gas, cramping, sometimes aching pain in rectum before and after bowel movements several months at least?

Gastroenterologist: After 4 months of symptoms I recommend that you consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Possibilities include irritable bowel syndrome, lactose or gluten intolerance or inflammatory bowel disease. Appropriate tests will be done and dietary instructions will be given. ...Read more

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Why stomach pain after bowel movement sometimes no pain. I had surgery for diviticulitis 9 years ago.. I am paranoid when I use the bathroom. IBS?

Stomach pain: The pain could be muscular strain in the abdominal wall. It is important to take fiber in your daily diet. If the pain persists then see the physician who treated you for diverticulitis. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain in the lower left of my stomach and have regular bowel movements?

I have stomach pain in the lower left of my stomach and have regular bowel movements?

See a doctor: There are many different things that can be causing your pain, some minor (irritable bowel) but some serious (colon ca). We need to know about the type of pain, what brings it on and what relieves it, any pertinent past history, etc. We are a "hands-on" profession and can learn a lot from physical examination. Lastly, we often need to run tests like blood tests, x-rays, or even endoscopy. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has only had 3 or 4 pebbles come out in her bowel movements over a span of 7 to 10 days. she has stomach pain and feels extremely ill an?

My girlfriend has only had 3 or 4 pebbles come out in her bowel movements over a span of 7 to 10 days. she has stomach pain and feels extremely ill an?

No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more

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My 12 year old son can't make bowel movements and has stomach pain and fever. What should I do?

My 12 year old son can't make bowel movements and has stomach pain and fever. What should I do?

Emergency: Take him to the emergency room to be evaluated - this could be the sign of an intestinal blockage or a serious abdominal infection such as appendicitis. This is not the time to "wait it out" at home. ...Read more

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I have been having pencil shaped bowel movements with very bad smell, frequent bowel movements and stomach pain. Should i be concerned?

See a doctor: If you are describing that you are already concerned of changes in your bowel habits, then yes, you should have your concerns evaluated by a doctor or gastroenterologist. Needs a physical examination and maybe colonoscopy or x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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Bloating, stomach pain, gas that smells like sulfur, and bowel movements. what's causing this?

Bloating, stomach pain, gas that smells like sulfur, and bowel movements. what's causing this?

Many possibilities: A plethora of possibilities exist. You could be lactose intolerant,in which case avoidance of all lactose-containing foods should really help (primarily dairy products). If you have well water, it may need to be tested for contaminants, including parasites such as giardia (other household members may have similar symptoms), were this the case). I would try a reputable probiotic and see how you do ...Read more

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Why am I having cramps, stomach pain, bowel movements, and when I fart it burns my anus?

Why am I having cramps, stomach pain, bowel movements, and when I fart it burns my anus?

Need more info...: ...for example: diet preferences, past evaluation, current medications, known conditions, etc. Relative to your question: where are your cramps, how often are your bowel movements, what helps, what worsens the symptoms, etc. Happy to help you. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back/abdomen, cramping, stomach pain with nausea during bowel movements. 5 days dihareah & pain, finally solid with same symptoms above?

Pain in lower back/abdomen, cramping, stomach pain with nausea during bowel movements. 5 days dihareah & pain, finally solid with same symptoms above?

Gastroenteritis: There are multiple possible explanations here. My advice would be to see a doctor if, within the next several days, the symptoms continue despite the resolution of the diarrhea. The inflammation produced by the infecting organism (if this is due to infection) may produce residual inflammation causing the abdominal pain and nausea. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea?

Gastroenteritis: This is most commonly viral, but if it persists longer than 5-8 days or you develop fever it will time to see your doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain, cramps, urge to poop, and frequent bowel movements?

Abdominal pain.: The symptoms described are consistent with a whole array of potential causes. These symptoms may occur due to viral infections, food poisoning, parasitic infections, autoimmune or inflammatory diseases as well as other causes. A visit to your health care provider is needed to determine if these symptoms indicate a serious illness. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, frequent bowel movements, stomach pain, nausea, shivering?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal Pain is a common complain in the outpatient setting. Would recommend to see a doctor. Can be as simple as Irritable Bowel Syndrome or it can be more concerning. ...Read more

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I have blood in my bowel movements and stomach pains. What could it be ?

I have blood in my bowel movements and stomach pains. What could it be ?

Many thing: Could be a polyp, could be hemorrhoid , colitis, since this can be serious my advise is to see a GI specialist , for colonoscopy. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more