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I have POTS syndrome & hypermobility syndrome. All of muscles are weak. I have trouble pooping, controlling my bladder and bowel. No doctor knows why.

I have POTS syndrome & hypermobility syndrome. All of muscles are weak. I have trouble pooping, controlling my bladder and bowel. No doctor knows why.

Dysautonomia: 18y fem has "Hypermobility Syndrome, weak muscles, POTS, difficulty controlling bladder/bowel". Autonomic nerves are tethered at vertebral foramina & subluxing joints, especially sacroiliac joints, impinge these nerves arousing neural stimuli of smooth muscles of arteries, intestine & bladder. Dysautonomic effects manifest as patient describes. Many of these patients go on to develop Fibromyalgia. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Weak intestines?

What is the definition or description of: Weak intestines?

Weak intestines: Weak intestines appears to a non-medical term which alludes to a variety of symptoms or problems that are related to the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What is the permanent cure to weak intestines I am suffering from this problem since 9 years still don't have cure?

What is the permanent cure to weak intestines I am suffering from this problem since 9 years still don't have cure?

Please define "weak": By "weak intestines" are you describing constipation, bloating, fullness after meals, malabsorption, bacterial overgrowth, fecal leakage? Happy to help if we know what you're asking... ...Read more

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I been having bowel issues for months wich malabsorption was recently discovered ive had ct scan by and more no answers symptoms abdominal pain frequent stool, weakness, dizziness, low grade fevers?

I been having bowel issues for months wich malabsorption was recently discovered ive had ct scan by and more no answers symptoms abdominal pain frequent stool, weakness, dizziness, low grade fevers?

Colitis: Have you been evaluated by a gastroenterologist? Colitis could be due to an infection, autoimmune disease like Crohn's disease, or celiac disease. A gastroenterologist and infectious disease specialist could collaborate in your case if a diagnosis has not been made as yet. ...Read more

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I have weak intestine sometimes having stool as if of diarrhoea, I am taking medicines. Tell me the diet for early recovery.

I have weak intestine sometimes having stool as if of diarrhoea, I am taking medicines. Tell me the diet for early recovery.

Exam/testing: No secret here: get a full physicial and blood testing. You may be developing an irritable bowel syndrome or food intolerance. Make an appintment for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is infection in the intestines serious? Been in hospital for 3 days and 3 nights still feel real weak please advise

Is infection in the intestines serious? Been in hospital for 3 days and 3 nights still feel real weak please advise

There: There are many types of intestinal infections. C. Difficile diarrhea is a type of bacterial infection that causes diarrhea. Diverticulitis is an infection of the diverticuli (little loops on the bowel). Colitis is an infection of the colon. Most intestinal infections are treated with IV antibiotics. Some types of viral infections can cause intestinal symptoms, these usually resolve with fluids or sometimes medications. ...Read more

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Does the intestine have to be pretruding through a weak spot in the abdomen wall for it to considered a hernia?

Does the intestine have to be pretruding through a weak spot in the abdomen wall for it to considered a hernia?

No: Any abdominal contents protruding through a hole in the abdominal wall are referred to as a hernia. This is usually fat or intestines, but can include the urinary bladder, liver, spleen and even the kidney on rare occasions. ...Read more

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Feel like my intestines andstomach to bulge. No pain no fever but, feel like vomitting time by time and caused weakness. I suffer from constipation..

Feel like my intestines andstomach to bulge. No pain no fever but, feel like vomitting time by time and caused weakness. I suffer from constipation..

Nausea stomach bloat: Constipation can cause bloating/ nausea.. How often do you go? For constipation drink -3 liters water/ gatorade / day, prune juice once a day eat greens 1 bag (12-16 oz)s day, fiber foods - sweet potatoes, avocados. Also consider food intolerances, irritable bowel, rarely mass or nerve issue like megacolon (usually gastritis gallbladder inflammation cause pain, diarrhea) f/u/ w/ GI ...Read more

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What do you think? I have visited the ER twice last week for severe lower back and abdomen pain it has became untolerable. Finally a catscan showed an inflamed colon and intestines, I am also experiencing weakness, dizziness, and sometimes uncontrollable

What do you think? I have visited the ER twice last week for severe lower back and abdomen pain it has became untolerable. Finally a catscan showed an inflamed colon and intestines, I am also experiencing weakness, dizziness, and sometimes uncontrollable

Pain out of: Proportion to physical findings is classic presentation for ischemic colitis. Do you have any vascular disease or cardiac arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation? This is something potentially serious. You need to get to a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Orange/light brown stool with food and mucus. Joint weakness, white tongue, etc. Could it be pre-chrohns? Has been 6 months. Small intestine inflamed

Orange/light brown stool with food and mucus. Joint weakness, white tongue, etc. Could it be pre-chrohns? Has been 6 months. Small intestine inflamed

See md: Crohn's disease is a serious illness. Don't make a presumptive diagnosis on the internet. Don't know what you mean by "pre-crohn's". Don't know results of tests you have had done. ...Read more

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After a bowel movement I feel nauseous and weak, what causes that?

After a bowel movement I feel nauseous and weak, what causes that?

Vagal tone likely...: ...a contributor. See link: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Vagal_tone ...Read more

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Having bad intestinal parasites bout. Worse than ever. Is it normal for my blood to be a thick dark dark red? Am weak, very ill.

Having bad intestinal parasites bout. Worse than ever. Is it normal for my blood to be a thick dark dark red? Am weak, very ill.

See a doctor: And preferably one who is familiar with parasitic infection. It is normal for venous blood to look thick and dark red. If you are weak and ill, see an appropriate doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes the feeling of weakness and nausa during and after a bowel movement?

What causes the feeling of weakness and nausa during and after a bowel movement?

Vagus nerve issues: Having a bowel movement activates the vagus nerve and overstimulation of that nerve can cause weakness and nausea. See http://www. Brainprotips. Com/vagus-nerve-symptoms/
and http://drsircus. Com/general/function-vagus-nerve/
for details. Conventional medicine does not really address this, but acupuncture, homeopathy and a treatment called neural therapy may help address this. ...Read more

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I am still having constipation because of weak bowel muscle result of three times masturbation for the past two weeks. How to recover bowel muscle?

I am still having constipation because of weak bowel muscle result of three times masturbation for the past two weeks. How to recover bowel muscle?

Weak bowel muscle?: Masturbation of the penis alone does not usually affect bowel function, so you can rest easy about that. If your masturbation involves inserting things into your rectum, though, this can affect your anus. Depending on what was used and the vigor of activity, the anus and rectum can be damaged. If this possibility exists, please see your physician for an exam and any help which may be needed. ...Read more

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Nearly fainted earlier after jumping out of bed and with major bowel movement. I'm trying to get up now, feel better but a little weak. Is this bad?

Nearly fainted earlier after jumping out of bed and with major bowel movement. I'm trying to get up now, feel better but a little weak. Is this bad?

Not bad - be careful: You're "orthostatic" - that is, your BP drops when you fight gravity by rapidly assuming an upright position. This is always present to a small degree but becomes more pronounced after an illness, with dehydration, diarrhea, vomiting, excessive sweating, or prolonged rest. Just go slowly till you're (literally) "back on your feet" and you'll be ok. ...Read more

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I need a colonoscopy but I'm too weak to do bowel cleanse. I have Crohn's disease & a heart condition w/electrolyte abnormalities. What are my options?

I need a colonoscopy but I'm too weak to do bowel cleanse. I have Crohn's disease & a heart condition w/electrolyte abnormalities. What are my options?

Ask your doctors...: Ask your existing doctors if direct inspection with colonoscopy could be replaced by indirect means like digital camera endoscopy or modified imaging studies. Of course, the doctors and you together will consider the balance between medical necessities and professional possibilities. ...Read more

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I get weakness and sleep after bowel movement for 2-3 hrs. What else instead of vasovagal response?

I get weakness and sleep after bowel movement for 2-3 hrs. What else instead of vasovagal response?

Sleepiness: You'll notice its taken a long time for anyone to respond. You don't have a straightforward problem. You could have anemia, hypothyroidism, other endocrine problem or some psychodynamic problem. I'm sure there are lots of other possibilities including neurologic also. You should consult a physician who can see you, I doubt online is going to help. ...Read more

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My bowel is weak which causes constipation, further I dnt feel hungry and gas passes all the time. What should I do?

Not quite enough: Information to help more than to say increase the amount of 'indigestible' foods you eat. Meaning much more roughage (salad) and decrease the meat and dairy products. Drink at least one more litre of fluid daily, begin and exercise program vigorously, and if overweight, set a goal to be at a low normal BMI for your height/age. ...Read more

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I been feeling weak and tired my stomach hurts nausiated and by bowel is watery having to go ever 15-20 min. Do I have a viruse?

I been feeling weak and tired my stomach hurts nausiated and by bowel is watery having to go ever 15-20 min. Do I have a viruse?

What's the cause?: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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Severe rectal pain during bowel movement causing weakness shaking?

Fissure: Severe anal pain caused by a bm which persists after is usually a fissure. ...Read more

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I am having leg weakness and bowel incontinence. I feel pressure in my lower back. It is getting worse day by day. What should I do?

Here are some. ..: You should see a professional now to make sure of no nerve compression to spinal cord by disc herniation. Don't wait. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I sometimes have weakness after bowel movement. It seems most pronounced after being constipated and then having a large bowel movement.?

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

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Is it safe to give a premie baby tea (strong or weak) for a stomach upset or bowel blockage?

Is it safe to give a premie baby tea (strong or weak) for a stomach upset or bowel blockage?

No: As a general rule no infant should be given anything other than breast milk or formula unless specifically recommended by the child's pediatrician. The baby should be examined to determine the cause of the upset and then the doctor can give appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Weakness in legs especially right above knees after bowel movement. What it could be?

Weakness in legs especially right above knees after bowel movement. What it could be?

Are you...: Spending extended periods of time on the toilet? Or are you resting your forearms on your thighs while sitting on the toilet? Those could be causes for your weakness. Other possible causes include myopathies and tendonitis. If it continues then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have IBS and lately I felt nausea weak right before a bowel movement. Do you have any thoughts?

I have IBS and lately I felt nausea weak right before a bowel movement. Do you have any thoughts?

I'm positive that: These links would give u great tips on ur condition. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health-slideshow/ibs-flare-up-prevention-tips. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/alternative-therapies. ...Read more

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I get weak and sleepy after bowel movement, for 2-3 hrs. Specially if I have some constipation on prev day. What else cud it be instead of vasovagal?

I get weak and sleepy after bowel movement, for 2-3 hrs. Specially if I have some constipation on prev day. What else cud it be instead of vasovagal?

Not vagal: A vasovagal reaction would not cause this. There is some other cause. You need a careful look over. Is there something you eat, take, or do that is both constipating and making you tired? Dehydration comes to mind. Are you on a diuretic? Are you diabetic and poorly controlled? Clearly it's complicated and you need a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Have swallowing, bowel, muscle weakness pain and burning, extreme tiredness, tremors etc is this ms?

Many possibilities: Many disorders could cause your myriad symptoms, and would first see an internist and get thoroughly evaluated. If unanswered questions, get appointment with neurologist. MS diagnosis is based upon history, examination, and appropriate MRI findings, if other causes are excluded. ...Read more

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Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?

Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?

You need to see a do: Someone should take you to the hospital now to be seen. If no one is there I would call 911 and have EMT's take you there. Your symptoms are possibly due to blood loss and anemia. ...Read more

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Can urethral stricture or conjested prostititis be painless? I've had a weak/split urine stream and semen during bowel movement for some time. Age 36

Can urethral stricture or conjested prostititis be painless? I've had a weak/split urine stream and semen during bowel movement for some time. Age 36

Congested prostate: Urethral strictures usually cause decreased flow, not usually painful unless associated with uti. I don't know how you can tell you have a congested prostate without symptoms. Weak stream and seminal fluid drainage during bowell movements can occur specially with constipation or severe straining with bm's. Voiding dysfunction can occur at times but more specific diagnosis will require an exam. ...Read more

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I noticed that I'm extremely fatigue after meals, unless I take digestive enzymes. I also feel very weak after bowel movement, how can I avoid that?

Digestive enzymes: If you are on digestive enzymes who is giving these to you? You may wish to see a gastroenterologist to determine exactly what is going on. Lab tests may shed some light on this as well. ...Read more

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I had barium 6 times in one week for various xrays. As well as several bowel preps could this cause my swollen and painful throat weakness & nausea.?

See doctor: Barium can block the GI tract if it is not cleaned out with a laxative. Nausea, abdominal pain and distension may be caused by this blockage painful throat could be due to any procedure if anesthesia was used, but we need more datails. The underlying GI problem for which testing was done might explain the symptoms exam by md is needed. ...Read more

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Weak Intestines (Definition)

Weak intestines appears to a non-medical term which alludes to a variety of symptoms or problems that are related ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more