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Vicodin And Diazepam And Bowel And Bladder Incontinence
Have ibs-c and continuous intestinal and colon pain, anxiety.Celexa (citalopram) and antispasmodics don't help with pain.Suggestions/alternatives?
See your doctor: I'd go back to my doctor until he/she finds the right potion for my symptoms. You may want to consider a second opinion. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Being treated for anxiety and ibs. stomach gets upset bloated gasy and urgency to go bathroom. on Xanax (alprazolam) and bentyl is that ok?
Hard to say: without knowing your full health history, and what else has been tried, impossible to give good advice. The best treatment for IBS, especially when associated with anxiety, is to treat the anxiety effectively. Benzos, including Xanax, (alprazolam) are NOT the first line treatment for chronic anxiety. Psychotherapies of various kinds and SSRI/SNRI medications are generally better. Increase fiber in your diet. ...Read more
Is linzess and dicyclomine can they be taken togerher and also cane dicyclomine help bladder retention also?
Blood black with stool and tried ulcer medication only constipation and pain in prostate , bladder with frequent urination. Any medication you advise m?
Melena: Symptoms as described should be evaluated by a physician. They are not a situation for over the counter medications. ...Read more
OIC ?: OIC = opioid-induced constipation. Assuming ileus, obstruction, alcohol-related pancreatitis have been excluded, ask your doctor to discuss the pros & cons of continuing your present consumption of methadone and alcohol, as well as treatment options for the differential diagnosis as mentioned. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Doctor prescribed librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) 3x day for IBS spastic colon and Nexium 1xday for my gerd. Can i take both of these at the same time in morning?
Having lots of pain and burning in rectum but also some pain in bladder and much urinary urgency. History of hemmorhoids. What's the connection?
UTI, Prostatitis: It is possible that you may have a urinary tract infection or even prostatitis. If you're constipated, this can lead to hemorrhoids. Constipation can also cause irritation to the prostate and stir up bacteria leading to prostatitis. You need to see your doctor for prostate exam and a urine culture to see if you need to be started on antibiotics for this. ...Read more
What are the causes irritable bowel and bladder- same nerve. How long do these bladder spasms go on for and what brings relief?
Assumption incorrect: The innervation of the bowel and bladder via sympathetic, parasympathetic and otherwise somatic nerves are distinctly different, and involve a multitude of nerves and plexuses, not a single nerve. Hence, assuming there is a 'cause' of irritable bowel and/or bladder from a nerve is incorrect. ...Read more
MS Contin (morphine) for 3 days for sciatica pain. Came down with severe constipation. Took laxative, anus hurts when passing stool and even at rest.Causes?
I am having stomach pain due to constipation. Stool softeners alone are not helping. Can I take Phillips Milk of Magnesia stimulant free with the stool softener? Currently prescribed tramadol for Ulnar nerve contusion with possible nerve damage.
What are some really good medications for irritable bowel syndrome. I live on the toilet and am always in so much pain. I'm on librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) but not working!
IBS: There are several things to be done for this problem. Many antispasmodics may help. Sometimes meds for reducing nervousness will help. Every case is different so best advice is to see a gastroenterologist who treats ibs and you may have to try several things to see which one helps. Hyoscyamine or Dicyclomine are for spasms. Buspirone may help the nervous stomach. ...Read more
Is oxybutynin the best choice for neurologic bladder and occasional bladder leakage? or detrol? or vesicare (solifenacin)?
It's the cheapest: oxybutynin happens to be the original (and che"anticholinergic" on the market, originally developed in the 1970's. It is effective but has side effects (dry mouth, eyes, and constipation). The newer drugs have slightly better side effect profiles. Check out the new beta agonist myrbetriq too. See a specialist in neurogenic bladder, urologists often have additional training in this area. ...Read more
What pain medication can I take for irritable bowel disease? Bentyl (dicyclomine) has no effect and 5mg of percocet is no longer working. The pain is excruciating.
Makes it worse: Opiates are BAD and temporary solutions to any kind of intestinal disorder. They may temporarily mask the pain, but by also slowing down the activity of the bowel they ultimately make the symptoms worse. Anticholinergic drugs like bentyl (dicyclomine) may or may not work. See your PCP or a gastroenterologist to make sure you have the right diagnosis and the right treatment. There are many available options. ...Read more
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My gi prescribed librax plus linzess.thinks a spasm is causing my narrow stools and constipation.im worried about combining these meds.
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Combination of lower stomach distention, very painful daily bowel pain the past year and half. mucus. Very tense bladder esp. after eating citrus.
Irritable bowel?: A thorough evaluation by a GI doctor will be helpful. Potential diagnoses to consider could be inflammatory bowel problems, celiac disease, peptic ulceration or gastritis, certain infections and irritable bowel syndrome, food allergy, lactase deficiency. Please have a comprehensive gastroenterological evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
History of neurogenic bladder, flaccid and current severe constipation. 45,male, lost one kidney to cancer. Can he take miralax or mag citrate?
Yes, you may...: Both Miralx and mag citrate are osmotic-type laxatives by making more water inside the bowel so to increase bulkiness and softness of foods residue for bowel movement. So, you may use them, but always with caution since individual reaction to any drug use may widely vary although being found to be safe as OTC remedy for constipation. Make sure not to take them > 1-2 weeks for chronic constipation. ...Read more
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
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more
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