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What Does It Mean To Keep Using The Bathroom
I'm 4 days late and have had light to dark brown spotting since the day before I was meant to start. It's mostly on tp after using bathroom.?
Late spotting: Please get HCG may be early miscarriage, variation of period, infection or ectopic. Check TSH f/u w/doc may need sonongram ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: You might have a hemorrhoid. This is a dilation of some of the vessels in the rectum and can cause bleeding when you have a bowel movement. Do not strain at stool. Do not sit on toilet for prolonged periods. Avoid constipation (mainstay of therapy) with the goal of soft bulky stool that is easily passed without straining. Eat a high bulk diet (dietary fiber) and drink lots of fluid. ...Read more
What does it mean when you go to the bathroom and you have blood come out it does not happen all the time
Today is my 6th day late. When I went to the bathroom this morning and wiped I saw pinkish/brownish discharge. What does this mean?
I noticed 2 wks. Ago that I had a sudden decrease of smell. I can't even smell my fecal matter in the air after using the bathroom. What does this mean? Is there something wrong with me or my waste?
See your ENT: A sudden loss of smell is not normal. It can be due to a variety of problems from sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, and more. Your local ENT can see you and evaluate the situation. He may be able to recommend a treatment to help restore your sense of smell. Good luck! ...Read more
Body doesn't want it: A quick bout of diarrhea, along with nausea and tummy ache, usually means the person ate something that reacted in a way with his or her body, to make the body want to rapidly expel (poop out) everything. Sometimes this is due to food poisoning (bacterial toxins in the food), rapid over-eating, certain food oils/ingredients that make bowels move, taking medications with laxative effects, etc... ...Read more
Blood post BM: The two most common causes are (1) hemorrhoids and (2) anal fissure. Both most commonly occur if you have a history of constipation or straining with bowel movements. Other rarer causes include a rectal polyp, diverticulosis, inflammatory bowel disease (which usually have other symptoms too). ...Read more
The past two weeks I have felt very nauesa, headaches, frequent bathroom breaks. What could these signs mean?
Hope it's past: Sorry if no one answered - it might be all gone - hope so! But it would have been hard to say much. It could be so many things! They mean something is off in your digestive system and either that is creating stress that gives a headache a start or something else. You'd need to have an exam andRx if they find something. Best! ...Read more
Hi my question is I went to the bathroom and I was bleeding light though I come on my regular menstrual on the 10 what do that mean?
I have a 2 year old daughter who goes to the bathroom more then me, is that something I need to have checked out? What does that mean?
What does it mean when a 18 year old boy pees the bed and gets up to go to the bathroom before? What can cause this? He can go for awhile not doing it
Always a bed wetter?: Could be normal in a person who has been a bed wetter since childhood. But if he never wet the bed before, and just started, there may medical issues involved including nocturnal seizures, drug/alcohol abuse, renal/metabolic disease. Depends on circumstances surrounding the episodes. See your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Get checked: A little crust now and then is typical, but if it is every time, you need to be evaluated for infection. ...Read more
I went to the bathroom wiped my butt and there was blood and I wasn't constipated. What does it mean?
Blood: There are many causes to blood, but if bright red when wiping might signify either a hemorrhoid or fissure. It's important to see your physician to help determine the cause, provide treatment recommendations, and ensure nothing more concerning may be present. ...Read more
What does it mean when everything you eat gives you the runs and your always running to the bathroom?
IBS: Most likely IBS. There are other possibilities like celiac sprue ...Read more
I'm having back pain and pain on my left side. But I'm not running back and fourth to the bathroom what could this mean?
Back pain: Back pain is not necessarily related to the kidneys. It may be musculoskeletal in nature which can radiate and be either intermittent or constant. Obviously, I would consult with your doctor...But in the meantime you may want to can try some gentle heating pad or bengay patch to the area and see if that helps at all. ...Read more
What does it mean if my urine doesn't smell but my underwear often smells even after I shower and haven't gone to the bathroom yet.
Every time I feel nausea it either goes away after a while or I have to go straight to the bathroom. What does this mean? It's happening often.
Nausea: If you had unprotected sex and missed a period, get a pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Not clear if you are having vomiting or diarrhea or how long you have been suffering. If it is recent, it may be a virus and will run its course. Eat a light diet, drink fluids, avoid alcohol. ...Read more
Was fingered 3 times in one day then started to bleed brown blood when I went to use the bathroom. What could have caused this? What does it mean??
Difficult: To answer is your period due did you get scratched any other information about this topic is helpful ...Read more
If I need to use bathroom short while after drinking bottle of water, does that mean im not absorbing it? Why does it seem to go to bladder so fast?
Likely is normal: If the body's fluid status is normal, drinking more fluid will prompt a rapid excretion as urine to maintain the normal fluid status. If you have been hot and sweating or have not had much to drink and the same urination occurs after drinking water, then your kidneys are not functioning normally to retain needed fluid. The blood sodium level is the marker for proper kidney function for fluids. ...Read more
Not sure...: Anytime after a missed period, it is a good idea to buy a home pregnancy test if you are sexually active and check to be sure you are not pregnant. If you are not pregnant, call in to your doctor's office and speak to a nurse to see how long they want you to wait before being checked by them. Most doctors don't start to work up missed periods unless you've missed more than one. ...Read more
I am stressed out and I am not using the bathroom regularly, I mean urinenate (pee). Can stress be a factor?
Possibly: If you're not urinating, the obvious question is: are you drinking water? If you're feeling very stressed, it's possible to forget to do this. . . And if you make sure you're drinking at least 8, 8oz glasses of water a day, your urination pattern might take care of itself. Other question is whether you're on medications that can interfere -- talk with your doctor about this. ...Read more
What does it mean when u keep having to use the bathroom and you vomit once n a while but you got your period for the month?
Check a preg test: It sounds to me like you are concerned you might be pregnant. The easiest thing to do is to check a pregnancy test at home. They are cheap, reliable and easy. If it is negative then you will need to see a primary care doctor if your nausea and diarrhea continue. If you are wanting to avoid pregnancy please discuss birth control options. ...Read more
Having diarrhea pains in stomach and when using the bathroom to wipe there is brown mucus on the tissue what could this means?
Gastroenteritis: You are reporting classic symptoms for gastroenteritis or 'the runs'. Basically your GI tract is trying to 'spit out' whatever is making you sick- so it's dumping, dumping, dumping the contents... that includes liquidy stools, the mucous that's in there anyway, plus possibly some inflammation from the bacteria/germ, and the germs themselves. Getting the germs out is what the body is trying to do. ...Read more
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