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Uncontrollable Passage Of Feces
Mucus discharge from anus, involuntary passing of wind, sometimes wind with mucus, stool soft pale, irritation in anus, becomes swelled after wipe?
Feces were leaking out of anus after incomplete bowel movement (all of it didn't come out), makes anus itch, what can improve fecal leakage ?
Constipation: If you have incomplete bowel movement and have anal leakage, you are possibly having constipation. Your bowel habits need to be addressed so that you can have complete bowel movement. Start with high fiber diet, citrucel daily (titrate to goal of 25-30 grams per day), exercise, and adequate hydration. If not help, add MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 1 tablespoon/8oz of water, drink daily (can have up to 2/day). ...Read more
What are the symptoms of strictures in the large intestine causing slow moment or difficult movement of poop?
Colonic strictures: Colonic strictures are rather rare, and are often due to inflammatory bowel disease or colon cancer. If a stricture is found, it needs to be investigated by a gastroenterologist. Most constipation is not caused by strictures of any sort. Your G.I. doc can help you sort through that too. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incomplete bowel evacuation after every poo and constant feeling of gas in rectum and horrible intestinal noises , is there a remedy. ?
Try : Eating lots of fruits and veggies and drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Avoid bananas, rice, applesauce , tea, toast, and cheese as these are constipating foods. Try Natural Calm as a laxative starting with 2 teaspoons a night. The raspberry flavor is best .you can go up or down on the amount until it is just right for you. Have you had a good medical exam to be sure nothing is wrong to cause it ...Read more
What causes yellow mucus to occur in stool, accompanied by lots of gas, and slight mushy but in balls?
Good possibilities: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. Stool studies & exam should help to at least start addressing some of these possibilities. ...Read more
No: It's difficult to feel feces traveling through the intestines. You can hear it if you listen carefully, but the movement itself would not cause abdominal pain. However, people with IBS/chronic abdominal pain are intimately aware of the feelings of things traveling through their intestines. ...Read more
See your local MD: It needs to be investigated as it may be blood or it might be digested food material. However if you're having severe pain associated with that symptom, certainly a gastrointestinal evaluation is indicated to rule out entities such as colitis or even infections of the lower intestinal tract. ...Read more
Are very foul smelling loose stools in infants without fever, mucus or blood a sign of Amoebic dysentery ?
Amoeba Shmomoeba...: Think about it this way: Whatever is causing the diarrhea, an infant is very sensitive to fluid loss, and other losses too.So if it has been excessive and persistent and the baby won't take enough fluids by mouth to compensate for the losses(dry mouth, decreased tears and urine volume, acting cranky and tired), it's time to see a doctor. Let him figure out the cause, whether amoeba or just a virus ...Read more
Incomplete bowel obstruction ? Feels like a blockage or the colon closes after halfway through the bowel. No other symptoms, stool is fine.
Constipation?: It sounds like you have the feeling of incomplete stool evacuation during a bowel movement. A bowel obstruction usually is a mechanical obstruction on the intestine caused by scar tissue from previous operations, hernias, masses in the intestine, ect. If constipated i recommend increasing the fiber and water in your diet, and add a stool softener such as colace (docusate sodium). If symptoms continue, see a md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seriously damaging: The one common food that can cause bloody stools is gluten in people that have celiac disease (relatively rare conditions). Other than that it would have to be a toxic substance that causes significant damage to the lining of the gut. Bloody stools can be a sign of a serious problem caused by many things besides food. It would be a good idea to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Meds?: Medications might be the cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes farts that burn and smell and frequent bowel movements? small amounts of bowel movements each time.
Not Digesting...: 18 y/o Female asks, What causes farts that burn and smell and frequent bowel movements? Small amounts of bowel movement each time. Most likely one is not digesting their foods adequately/ properly. May be Intolerant to some of the gas forming foods (beans,broccoli, cabbage, garlic, onions,...) they eat w consequential bowel Irritability /Gassiness. See PCP or GI consult for evaluation/management ...Read more
Multiple possible: There are multiple possible causes for undigested food to show up in your stool. These include food intolerances, poor absorption, and too-fast transit through your intestines. If this is happening frequently, you need to see your physician for a full evaluation. If you can identify a particular food, you can know to avoid that. ...Read more
Please see below: This could be due to an infective process, if this continues, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Inadequate chewing?: Many foodstuffs, especially vegetable matter may appear to be relatively undigested and recognizable in stool -- corn is a common sighting. Adequate mastication (chewing) helps start the digestive process, breaking food into smaller more digestible pieces, allowing enzymes to break down and begin absorption of nutrients. The husk is hard to digest, and thus often visible. ...Read more
What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo.. With stomach cramps
Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified ...Read more