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My dad is on dialysis and has uncontrollable bowel movements what could be causing this?

My dad is on dialysis and has uncontrollable bowel movements what could be causing this?

Many Things: Check out this website: http://www.Kidneyfailureweb.Com/kidney-knowledge/977.Html or use google to search dialysis and loose stools. 4 things to consider are the effects of the underlying reason for kidney disease in you dad (such as diabetes), diet, medications, and the effects of long-term dialysis. Talk with your doctor about this problem, please. ...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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I been having a problem for 15 yrs with constant diarrhea painful stomache aches and uncontrollable bowel movements can't go anywhere cause of this?

I been having a problem for 15 yrs with constant diarrhea painful stomache aches and uncontrollable bowel movements can't go anywhere cause of this?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I had painful bloated stomach, uncontrollable diahrea 2 days ago, chills yesterday, stomache pains and no bowel movement since diahrea subsided? Help

I had painful bloated stomach, uncontrollable diahrea 2 days ago, chills yesterday, stomache pains and no bowel movement since diahrea subsided? Help

Norovirus?: This sounds most like you had an infectious gastroenteritis. The fever is common with infections. Norovirus is a very common cause of viral gastroenteritis this year. It would be normal for you to not have a bm after a couple days of diarrhea because you are "cleaned out". Push fluids and call your doctor if not better in a day or two. ...Read more

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Should I get bowel movements everyday?

Should I get bowel movements everyday?

NO: There really is not a " normal schedule" for everyone. If you are able to eat without bloating or pain, with good elimination of formed stool - do not become fixated on your bm frequency. ...Read more

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What causes explosive bowel movements?

What causes explosive bowel movements?

Bowel movement: Explosive bowel movements are associated usually with some type of infection. They can be associated with, for example, lasctose intollerance. I would talk to a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I have bowel movement everyday ?

How can I have bowel movement everyday ?

Eat fiber: African tribes that eat lots of fiber go 3 to 5 times a day. Roughage/fiber includes fruits and vegetables like celery, grapes etc. These should help you go regularly. ...Read more

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What are causes of black bowel movements?

What are causes of black bowel movements?

GI bleeding: Black stools can be caused by GI bleeding, pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) iron, kaopectate and licorice. Your doctor should be able to examine you and tell what the cause is. ...Read more

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How often should you have bowel movement?

How often should you have bowel movement?

Varies, once a day: On average, one or two times a day but can vary and depends on the individual's bowel habits, diet etc . Could be 3-4 per day or every 2-3 days. ...Read more

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What causes fishy smelling bowel movements?

What causes fishy smelling bowel movements?

Eating fish and : Overeating in general. Foul smelling bowel movements may suggest malabsorption. If you have had unintended weight loss, see your doctor otherwise do not be concerned and try eating less. ...Read more

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What causes fishy smelling bowel movements?

What causes fishy smelling bowel movements?

Could be malabsorpti: The important thing is to assess the duration , could be indigestion, from some meds or supplements or lack of absorption of nutrients, go to your doctor to have it checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I keep having bowel movements?

What to do if I keep having bowel movements?

Isn't that normal?: Please elaborate if you're questioning: 1) stool frequency; 2) stool urgency; 3) fecal incontinence; 4) diarrhea of known or unknown cause; 5) unexplained change in bowel pattern, etc. We're here to help, but need clarification what you're asking. ...Read more

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Marbled bowel movements. What is the problem?

Not Enuf water: You need to drink more water! eat more fruit and fiber. Try 6-8 glasses of water daily and 5 fruits and vegetables daily. ...Read more

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How often should adults have bowel movements?

1 or 2 per day: Most adults have one bowel movement in 24 hours. However some are habituated to have one bm on every other day or have upto two per day. ...Read more

Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

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