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Why Do I Always Feel I Have To Go Poop But I Don't
I have to go poop like five to six times a day. I don't see how this is healthy. Is there something wrong? I poop more than I eat
Bowel Movements: Something is wrong. This is not normal. You very well may have an infection, a food allergy, or other bowel condition. I would recommend that you get to your family doctor or a good gastroenterologist to find out why this is happening, how to treat it and retrain your colon to regular normal bowel movements. ...Read more
I've been going to the restroom alot and now I feel like pressure in my rectum. Like I need to poop but I dont. What could this be?
It's called tenesmus: Usually caused by inflamation in the anal canal. See your PCP for a rectal exam ...Read more
Why do I get bad anxiety if I have to go poop (like its before I'm near a toliet) I feel better after I go.
Anxiety: Fear of soiling oneself is not an uncommon fear, along with concerns of being embarrassed in public, feeling shamed, etc. ...Read more
My anus feels open, as if I am about to poop but I don't Meed to. Its only in the evening, its almost like its contracting. I am regular though??
Fiber and hydration:
You may eat more fiber foods or take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. Also drink enough water, every day, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more
What happens if your period is late and you have no sign of it coming and you have to go poop a lot?
Not sure.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
I have pain below my belly button and it feels like I have to go poop after I do it still feels the same. I have been like this for 4 days now?
Whenever I eat to much my stomach hurts and I have to go poop. Then the pain goes on for days. Also when I was little I had severe constipation.?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is caused by signals from the lower brain that computes your adaptation to environment. I have treated this many times. 1.Get rid of all "junk" particularly the sugary stuff. 2. Eat god made food. 3. Get supplements of thiamine, magnesium and a well rounded multivitamin. ...Read more
More fiber: Constipation is infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools. Constipation is a common gastrointestinal problem. Most cases of constipation are temporary. Simple lifestyle changes, such as getting more exercise, drinking more fluids and eating a high-fiber diet, can go a long way toward alleviating constipation. ...Read more
Is going to the toilet to poop only once a week a problem? I don't feel any pain but I just don't have the urge.
Don't have urge to poop! I did not eat a lot last couple days. Do I need to eat lgr quantity of food to have urge to go?
How long can you go without pooping? I mean I don't have to poop but I'm wondering. Is it okay for the body not to poop?
Bowel movements: Frequency of bowel movements vary greatly from several times a day to just once weekly. What's most important is non-liquid stool that doesn't require strenuous pushing & straining. Diarrhea is liquid stool while constipation is hard stool that's difficult to evacuate. Try to eat more fiber, drink more fluids & exercise regularly to naturally regulate bowel function & prevent constipation. ...Read more
I'm 16 I've had problems pooping since I was 5 I go on and off. I've been to doctors. I still don't go ?
Vitamin C Flush: Try a vitamin c flush 500mg 3x/day and add another cap/tab to each daily until you have satisfactory bm. Take a retention fleets enema each morning by inserting and laying on your left side for thirty minutes before expelling it. This will liquefy stool and make it easier to move. Engage bowel training (sit on commode for 20-30 min after each meal till you find the once daily time you can go. ...Read more
Is it normal to go to poop after a few hours after having meals? What happens if you don't poop for a week?
Gastrocolic reflex.: The gastrocolic reflex stimulates large intestinal contractions when food enters the stomach - helps us move our bowels, as more waste is on the way from above. Some people have a very brisk gastrocolic reflex wherein they have to move their bowels right after they eat, sometimes even in the middle of their meals. Not abnormal, but mention it to your usual doctor just to have it on record. ...Read more
IM scared to go poop because when I poop I always bleed I don't think that's normal, why is this happening to me?
Agreed: You should see your PCP for evaluation. Bleeding with bowel movements is not normal but can occur with something as benign as a hemorrhoid or as serious as colorectal cancer. You should see your PCP or a GI doctor for evaluation, especially if this has been occurring for awhile. ...Read more
I know one poop per day is average but I feel bloated if I don't go at least twice. What can I do to make sure I go at least twice daily?
My 16 year old keeps eating poop out of the toilet. We don't know why? We have to watch him every time he goes and that is impossible to do.
Coprophagia: Eating one's feces may represent severe depression, psychosis or other mood disorders such as schizophrenia, or a medical condition known as pica (when one eats wood, dirt, feces or other atypical substances because of a serious depletion of certain elements in his/her body such as iron deficiency). He should see a physician sooner rather than later. ...Read more
My poop is not solid for 3 months now, I go to the toilet minimum three times a day, but I don't feel out of the ordinary, what's happening?
My son cannot poop is there something blocking him from going its been a month and I've done everything don't have enough room to list help please?
Call pediatrician~!!: Call your son's doctor's office right away and talk to his doctor or to the doctor that is on-call for him. Explain everything going on and ask them what to do. If the baby doesn't have a doctor go the er and get help. While there, ask for social services, as all states have services to guarantee health care for young children. Don't be afraid to call the on call doctor and ask for help. ...Read more