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What does an ideal bowel movement look or feel like?

What does an ideal bowel movement look or feel like?

Bristol stool score: There is a 7 point stool score with photos. Ideally you would have the 3, 4 score. Type 6 is too fluffy and type 1 is too hard. ...Read more

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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 does it feel like to have a bowel obstruction?

What does it feel like to have a bowel obstruction?

Lousy.: A small bowel obstruction usually occurs due to scar tissue from prior abdominal surgery, causing the bowel to kink like a garden hose. This causes the intestinal contents to back up, leading to cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating, and, most tellingly, the absence of passage of stool or gas--we call this obstipation. Management requires hospitalization and sometimes even surgery. ...Read more

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What does mean if your stools look like a rope?

What does mean if your stools look like a rope?

Means: less frequent bowel movements (Stool "fills up" the lower descending colon/rectum) and /or HIGH FIBER consumption! In any case does not sount "serious" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What does a rigid abdomen feel like?

What does a rigid abdomen feel like?

Rigid Abdomen: Pretty much is caused by a process in the belly. For the most part you want to ascertain if the individual had something that could start it l, like diet, trauma or an incident in which there was an effect to the abdominal muscles. So, it can be a bad thing. Definitely if you think you have it, seek help ...Read more

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What does implantation bleeding feel like or look like?

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What does implantation bleeding feel like or look like?

Spotting: Typicall, it is very light and transient without associated pain. ...Read more

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How do u "squeeze" during a rectal exam? Is itlike pushing to poop or more like a keagal?

How do u "squeeze" during a rectal exam? Is itlike pushing to poop or more like a keagal?

Hmm: Squeeze your gluteal muscles together and it should close your rectal sphincter. Using a combination of kegel and gluteal muscle exercises should do the trick. Why are you needing to squeeze your rectum? ...Read more

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What does a 7 week fetus look like can you describe?

What does a 7 week fetus look like can you describe?

Google it: Why don't you go to www.Google.Com and type in 7 week fetus and then look under images. That will get you a lot farther than any description i can provide. On ultrasound at 7 weeks it looks like a shadowy grey tube with 4 little arm buds, a yolk sac and maybe one can see an amniotic sac as well. ...Read more

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What does an endovaginal ultrasound feel like and how does it make you feel?

What does an endovaginal ultrasound feel like and how does it make you feel?

Mildly uncomfortable: Endovaginal ultrasound is performed with a long but narrow probe that is slowly inserted after lubrication and barrier protection is applied. It is invaluable for assess early pregnancy and pelvic pathology in a minimally invasive, safe, cost-effective and reproducible way that has transformed obstetrics and gynecology. It should not hurt, nor last more than a few minutes. ...Read more

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What is parathyroid disorder? What does your parathyroid look like or feel like in your neck?

What is parathyroid disorder? What does your parathyroid look like or feel like in your neck?

Overactive: An over active parathyroid gland, or hyperparathyroidism, can cause weak bones, broken bones, kidney stones, pancreatitis, stomach ulcers, abdominal pain, fatigue, depression, forgetfulness, and anxiety. A normal parathyroid gland is about the size of a grain of rice or a pea. An abnormal gland is about the size of an olive. They are nearly impossible to feel on normal examination. ...Read more

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How does a inflamed bowel track and a inflamed colon make your body feel like?

Usually pain : The problems you list often cause abdominal discomfort and a change of bowel function. Usually loose stools, but it could be constipation, or it could swing back and forth between constipation and diarrhea. ...Read more

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What does a lipoma look and feel like?

What does a  lipoma look and feel like?

Soft and rounded: It would be a rubbery soft, rounded lump under the skin. They often feel like they move around underneath the skin too. ...Read more

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What does fibre in stool look like? Does it look like strings?

What does fibre in stool look like? Does it look like strings?

Stool quality: You won't see fiber in human stool per se, it will just be bulky and pass out easily when you have enough fiber in your diet. 25-30 grams/day is the target for adults. ...Read more

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Is it normal with IBS to feel like you have to keep having a bowel movement but can't?

Is it normal with IBS to feel like you have to keep having a bowel movement but can't?

YES: This condition is called ibs-c or constipation type. You should be thoroughly examined by a physician and ask about prescription medication for same. ...Read more

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Does omeprazole magnesium make you feel like your body is like weak or tickled like?

Does omeprazole magnesium make you feel like your body is like weak or tickled like?

Headache, diarrhea: If you're referring to headache and diarrhea, these are both very common Prilosec side effects that should resolve once the drug is discontinued. Many other acid blockers in the ppi class share these side effects. Worrisome symptoms however, unrelated to Prilosec but that mimic a "stomach bug" would include: bleeding, weight loss, persistent vomiting, signs of gut obstruction. See doc if concerned ...Read more

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What does a bowel movement do for the body?

What does a bowel movement do for the body?

?question: Not sure what you mean? If your pregnant and have a BM, the baby inside is fine. If a Baby has a BM, they are probably happy to evacuate their bowels. ...Read more

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Does C-diff cause pain similar to ibd? During colonoscopy, can C-diff look like UC and or Chrohns or will it visibly look different?

Does C-diff cause pain similar to ibd? During colonoscopy, can C-diff look like UC and or Chrohns or will it visibly look different?

Can: C diff generally watery diarrhea, can be painful, with fever. Can be mild or severe, with bleeding, toxicity, even life threatening. Causea inflammation, may look ,like IBD (often looks different). IBD is risk factor for C diff (even in absence of antibiotic use). Need to exclude it in sudden flares of IBD . ...Read more

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Feels thump in vagina or anus will do often and 5 or 6 times..even if I pee or bowel movement..

Feels thump in vagina or anus will do often and 5 or 6 times..even if I pee or bowel movement..

Pulsation?: If you are feeling a pulsation in the vaginal or rectal area the best thing is be examined by a gynecologist to figure out what it is. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

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


Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more