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What other than IBS or polyps or a mass can cause flattened stools at times?

What other than IBS or polyps or a mass can cause flattened stools at times?

Hemorrhoids, strain: Constipation or forceful straining with bowel movements without relaxation of the anal sphincter is the most common cause of flattened stools. A rectal exam should always be done to exclude and anorectal mass. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more


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I had four colon polyps removed, one was 15mm and causing bleeding in stool. I was told I didnt has ibs/chrons/colitis. What caused these polyps then?

I had four colon polyps removed, one was 15mm and causing bleeding in stool. I was told I didnt has ibs/chrons/colitis. What caused these polyps then?

Viral field changes: With 4 polyps one needs to know if there is a familial history of polyposis. In addition are the polyps adenomatous or inflammatory. Rare for an adenomatous polyp of 1.5 mm to be symptomatic. If not congenital and appearing adenomatous, the mechanism appears to be polyoma virus transfecting mucosal epithelium and then as various lesions appear if a malignancy arises it suppresses the others. ...Read more

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Past year 2 colonoscopies. 3 GIs diagnosis = IBS. Said bloody stool was polyp (removed) or hemorrhoids. Now dark red bloody stool again. More than in past. Nothing on TP. IBS has been bad. Feel crazy. Help.

Past year 2 colonoscopies. 3 GIs diagnosis = IBS. Said bloody stool was polyp (removed) or hemorrhoids. Now dark red bloody stool again. More than in past. Nothing on TP. IBS has been bad. Feel crazy. Help.

It tweaks the mind.: Hello, These bowel ailments definitely have the power to tweak the mind. Take a breath, know that you are treatable, and understand you may or may not be able to do this on your own. The bowel health / IBS is an artistry that the textbooks can't fix alone. My recommendation is to find a practitioner you deeply trust and master the art of "being coached" -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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Can IBS cause stomach polyps, gastritis and duodenitis?

Can IBS cause stomach polyps, gastritis and duodenitis?

The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems. ...Read more

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How to effectively treat ibs-c ? My colonoscopy results= two 5-10 mm benign polyps, diverticulosis and melanosis. I am a man 38 years old.

How to effectively treat ibs-c ? My colonoscopy results= two 5-10 mm benign polyps, diverticulosis and melanosis.  I am a man 38 years old.

Constipation: High-fiber diet with a lot of water every day and even prune juice may help. There are medications by prescription for chronic constipation and ibs with predominance of constipation. The polyps need to be followed depending on the pathology. Ongoing symptoms then reconsult your gastroenterologist. Read more at browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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Sigmoid polyp removed in colonoscopy. Got 2nd gi's opinion + 2nd scope 3 months later. He saw colitis in sigmoid, but biopsies normal. Both gis diagnosis me w ibs. How am i still bleeding and having fevers?

Sigmoid polyp removed in colonoscopy. Got 2nd gi's opinion  + 2nd scope 3 months later. He saw colitis in sigmoid, but biopsies normal. Both gis diagnosis me w ibs. How am i still bleeding and having fevers?

Polyp or colitis: You rarely bleed from ibs, most likely the polyp that was removed is still causing the bleeding or u. Colitis although the bx was normal, it is not unusual to have skip areas in u. Colitis. ...Read more

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My sister is 5 yrs older than me. last year she had to have rectal polyps removed. what are the chances I should have this done as well. I am experiencing the same issues she was having at the time. She has since been diagnosed with IBS. I get horrib

My sister is 5 yrs older than me.  last year she had to have rectal polyps removed.  what are the chances I should have this done as well.  I am experiencing the same issues she was having at the time.  She has since been diagnosed with IBS.  I get horrib

Colon polyps.: If your sister's colon polyps were the precancerous type, called adenomatous polyps, then you should have a colonoscopy now rather than waiting until age 50. They do run in families, and removing them before they can become cancer can be life-saving. I would see a gastroenterologist immediately. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i worry if i keep bleeding from my rectum? I am not sure if it's my diverticulitis , another polyp, ibs. I also have a ulcer in stomach.

Should i worry if i keep bleeding from my rectum? I am not sure if it's my diverticulitis , another polyp, ibs. I also have a ulcer in stomach.

All possible reasons: Most common source is a fissure, but all the things you mention may be possibilities. The only way to find out and know what to do for treatment is to get someone to exam you. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more