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Uncontrollable Passage Of Feces
I found out I have four large internal hemorrhoids (they prevented the passage of stool and I ended up in the ER). Could they also change stool shape?
Yes&No, hemorrhoids: are stretched-out/varicose veins (either above or below the anal sphincter muscles) which connect the veins of the lower colon with veins of the skin collecting blood for return to the heart. Assuming no clots, the distending volume is simply blood & probably softer than feces. If the vein contains clots (& scarred down old clots) then greater stiffness & associated effect on fecal shape. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a colonoscopy in 2002, was fine, no pylops or anything, had one recently, couldn't complete due to narrow passage. Dr did microscopic test of stool and found blood. What could this mean?
Needs evaluation: If your colon evaluation was incomplete and you have heme positive stools you need your complete colon evaluated either with barium enema, helical ctscan, or repeat colonoscopy (using a pediatric scope, perhaps a general anesthetic, and make sure you have an experienced gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon do your procedure.). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel a pimpl lyk smthng on my stool passage....I think I have piles..Can it be treated at hom? I feel shy to see a doctr regarding this. Wht to do?
Hemorrhoids ?: You could try preparation h or the store brand of it to see if it helps! don't be shy. Drs look at all body parts all the time. It is just routine! if the cream does not help get it checked out. ...Read more
Scratched near my stool area . Not a big scratch very tiny but itches during pee. Will it heal by the passage of time? Or any med should be used?
Exactly: Most traumatic scratches and abrasions of the anus will heal on their own with time, but applying a barrier cream or ointment (diaper rash balm, petroleum jelly, antibiotic ointment, etc.) will protect it while it heals and increase comfort while urinating and having bowel movements. ...Read more
I find myself constantly passing stool during the day no matter what I eat. I then find my lower passage very sore, n often bleeding.
I have a lot of bright red blood coming out on my anal passage when i wee or pass a stool - it is actually dripping - it has been 6 days?
Possibilities...: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma, fissure, hemorrhoids with straining), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
My husband is having a passage of fresh blood often when he is defacating hard stool. The doctor made rectal exam with negative findings.Wat cn ths b?
Hard stool may be: The cause, and fiber increase can soften, and i suggest dried fruits such as prunes and apricots. If bleeding occurs with normalizing stool, nd even with what you revealed, endoscopy to assess portions above the finger for polyps, tumors, and diverticuli is in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctor, i'm 23 male, suffering from gas problem. I'm also suffering from hard stool passage during starting and becomes normal later.
Eat more fiber: Daily.It may cause more gas but your stools will be soft and pass more easily ...Read more
Crohns disease, just had 2 perianal abcess drained last week. Now having bad pressure in back passage and when passing stool it's thick mucus instead?
Crohns Disease: All of the above symptoms, the abscesses, the rectal pain, and the mucus in your stool are indicative of the possibility of continued active inflammation from the Crohns disease. You likely need to have your medication either adjusted or changed. I would make it an appointment to see your gastroenterologist as soon as you can. Good luck. ...Read more
Bad stomach pains, split back passage on and off for 4 years after first stool after having a baby. Had second baby a year ago and ended up with piles?
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