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Straining To Have A Bowel Movement During Pregnancy
What can cause bleeding and cramping during pregnancy other than miscarriage? It happens a lot more after straining or a bowl movement.
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
Life style changes: you need to have a complete diet and life style changes ,first hydrate well,a lot of water and juices,less sodas and caffeinated average,less energy drink,eat more fibers and fruits and vegetables,more soups and less red meat,exercise regularly ,and take a stool softener and fibroid supplement if you needed.use a sitz bath for the fissure,and use OTC medication for comfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pelvic pain in pubic/pelvic area when applied pressure, especially when having a bowel. Very few bowel movents a week. Could it only be constipation?
Pelvic spasms: If these "spasms" are really painful, like a sustained cramp, before and after a bowel movement, it suggests the possibility of having an anal fissure--a little tear in the rectal/anal mucous membrane. In order to heal, you should take something to soften your stool (metamucil or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) are very good otc products), and you may want to try some Hydrocortisone cream to the anus, if it hurts. ...Read more
I have severe rectal pain during periods while bowel movement and passing gas . Can u suggest remedy for this situation ?
MANY CONDITIONS: Nausea can be due to many different causes and I see you are taking Advil (ibuprofen).Motrin and Acetaminophen.Motrin and Advil (ibuprofen) are same drug IBUPROPHEN and it can cause nausea/vomiting and other GI Symptoms Orher causes are Irritable Bowel Syndrome,and other GI Disorder You should get yourself checked as you also have headaches,fatigue pain etc. ...Read more
Is it normal to have frequent normal bowel movements in early pregnancy? Also cramping slightly with the bm and gas. 8 weeks so far.
Fecal incontinence incident days ago...Had bowel movement soon after & a lot of stool passed, could it be that was a 1 time thing due to constipation?
Varies : Every infant has different routine for passing stool, some may poop daily some every other day. Usually breast fed babies poop more often, after every feed. But regardless of the routine if baby is making normal texture stools and feeding well with normal weight gain, no need to worry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I sometimes have weakness after bowel movement. It seems most pronounced after being constipated and then having a large bowel movement. ?
Vasovagal event: The vagus nerve is a cranial nerve and after exiting our brain follows the course of our gastrointestinal tract. It sends branches to th carotid arteries and to the heart. During a bowel movement one raises pressure in abdomen in effort to evacuate. This can raise blood pressure and stimulate carotid artery. A neural impulse can feed back to the heart and slow the heart and abruptly drop pressure. ...Read more
Many causes: Excessive straining may just cause pain from overstretching/overpushing of the bowels. It may also be that you stressed your abdominal muscles. Sometimes, if you are known to have a hernia (umbilical or groin), you may push it out and it may get trapped causing severe pain. This is an emergency and needs to be dealt with in er. Some patients especially elderly may end up with spine fractures. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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