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Why Are My Bowel Movements So Large
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
My bowel movements are incomplete, although the poop shape is normal not flat. I eat alot of fibre aswell, but still they are incomplete.
Explanation : Daily BM means that your gut is working properly. No needs that it will be "complete ". Be well and enjoy life. ...Read more
My bowel movement is slow. Stool are not very hard. I have always feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Also prostate burning after bowel movement.
Here are some...: With all what you have gone through as reported in your profile, what you experienced may be what you are going to have and live since you already have received the most common and effective treatment. Constantly feeling something inside rectum may be related with inflammatory change of prostate. Empirically, it's worthwhile to try 500 mg Ceftriaxone + 1 gm azithromycin and see. ...Read more
I've been having some stomach issues, my bowel movements aren't right, and my stool makes the water very dirty when I do have a BM. Bubbles Burst up.
What does it mean when you have a white mucus looking bowel movement and bloated to 2x my normal clothing size and bowel movement very painful?
See doc: This won't get a good answer on line. See your doc and get a good history and exam. ...Read more
Despite having have 1 large and 2 small bowel movements today, I still feel the need to go. When I try I can pass very small stools. Why is this?
Depending on: your age and duration of symptoms, this can be a worrisome sign. Unfortunately, a change in stool caliber can be a sign of stricture/scarring in the gut and even tumor (for at risk individuals). It could also be benign as in cases of constipation predominant IBS or transient infection with swelling of the gut wall. If ongoing, discuss this with a physician. ...Read more
I have anal bleeding during/at
The end of a bowel movement and the stools are soft. I do have some hemorrhoids but they do not seem sore. Concerned?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my hemorrhoids are causing bleeding every time I poop and not allowing poop to come out, are they a problem? Very painful.
Fiber: For long term prevention and to prevent worsening, increase dietary fiber intake to more than 30grams/day (you may use diet supplements). Walk or jog 30-60 mins daily. Drink at least a liter of water/day. Over the counter hydrocortisone ointments may help in the short-term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. Lately when I have bowel movements they are a reddish color and I'm not bleeding from my rectum. Why is my stool turning red?
My bowel movements are always different. I get soft stool sometimes as well and leakage. What should I do?
Everytime I eat I have a bowel movement after, even small meals. the stools are watery. I also lot of gas. Should I be concerned for colon Cancer?
Constipation: You appear to have a type of "constipation" in where your stools are large enough to cause pain and bleeding. Increase your fluids, regulate your diet with foods that improve the consistency of your stools and regulate you, like fruits and fiber, and if needed a stool softener may even be needed. So see a Dr. for an evaluation and treatment plan that can be developed for you! Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My stomach is gurgling alot,Crampy abdomen,sometimes blood in stools, gassy,stools are hard sometimes but they are regular.feel pressure like need poo
Gastroenteritis: but blood is another matter. See gastroenterologist ...Read more
What are the reasons my bowel could be so large. I have had two OBGYN doctors comment on the distention of my bowels.
Some of us: have natural large bowels. If it does not bother you, just watch it ...Read more
My bowel movement after lapro is not normal. Stools are very hard and i don't pass fully. I pass thrice to empty my bowels. Please help to be normal.
Dehydration: Pelletized stool is most often due to inadequate fluids or an excee of caffeinated or alcoholic fluids, both of which dehydrate you. Be sure to take in 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluid everyday, more if you excercise. Try this for 2 weeks and if not improved, see a colorectal specialist or gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Why are there white chunks in my poo all the time? I also have 4 - 9 bowel movements everyday that are very bad has alot of mucous and has alot ofgas
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