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Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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Can polyuria due to diabetes be just nocturnal and/or only after pooping?

Can polyuria due to diabetes be just nocturnal and/or only after pooping?

No: Polyuria in diabetes is due to high glucose levels. High glucose induces thirst and high intake of fluid leads to increased urine output in otherwise normal kidneys. The high glucose also is filtered into the urine and exceeds the ability of the kidney to resorb the total amount of glucose. The excess glucose in the forming urine acts as a diuretic preventing retention of fluid from the urine. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get a low blood sugar and start shaking a little bit once i'm done pooping. I 'm not diabetic.

Sometimes i get a low blood sugar and start shaking a little bit once i'm done pooping.    I 'm not diabetic.

Low sugar?: How do you know you have low blood sugar? Do you check your blood? It sounds more likely that you could be having low blood pressure if you are straining to poop. If you are straining, then use a stool softener on a regular basis. If you are not straining, then see a doctor to find out what is happening. ...Read more

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A friend is spitting & pooping blood. also losing weight. He's diabetic 2. Whats going on?

A friend is spitting & pooping blood. also losing weight. He's diabetic 2. Whats going on?

Blood: Unexplained bleeding & weight loss need to be evaluated by a doctor. Your friend needs to see a doctor ASAP. You sound like a good friend. Please encourage him to do this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have been having problems every time i eat i go poop and it is yellow and runny and my tummy feels weird in the middle it has I have diabetes

I have been having problems every time i eat i go poop and it is yellow and runny and my tummy feels weird in the middle it has I have diabetes

You : You may be dealing with a viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu). It will usually subside in about 7-10 days. If it gets worse, you develop a fever, or have blood in your stool, you should visit your doctor for an evaluation. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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He is diabetic now he's pooping blood, spitting up blood, losing weight, fingertips numb & having problems w/ feet. ?

He is diabetic now he's pooping blood, spitting up blood, losing weight, fingertips numb & having problems w/ feet.
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Doctor can evaluate: A person who is newly pooping blood and spitting up blood needs an evaluation in the ER, or with a GI (gastroenterologist) doctor right away. The ER is usually the best place to get care for a new case of blood coming from the mouth and the anus. ...Read more

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44 yr old male, type 2 diabetes. Stool is clear-like.

44 yr old male,  type  2 diabetes. Stool is clear-like.

Stool: Sorry, but you need to provide more information before a meaningful response could be developed. ...Read more

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Is blood in the stool a side effect of having diabetes?

Is blood in the stool a side effect of having diabetes?

NO!!!: No amount of blood in stool is normal. You must get evaluated properly by a GI doctor or colon and rectal surgeon. Do not delay! ...Read more

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Should i be concerned that my 4yr old type 1 diabetic d does light cream coloured poo. Also has an abnormally enormous appetite for her age?

Should i be concerned that my 4yr old type 1 diabetic d does light cream coloured poo. Also has an abnormally enormous appetite for her age?

Maybe: The color of the bm probably is only related to what she is eating and otherwise if she is healthy I do not think it is a problem.The increased appetite, however, may be a sign her diabetes is not well controlled.See your doctor. ...Read more

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All day since i woke up i've been in the bathroom , my stool is coming out in liquid form and is bright yellow and i'm diabetic also . Is this bad ?

All day since i woke up i've been in the bathroom , my stool is coming out in liquid form and is bright yellow and i'm diabetic also . Is this bad ?

Possibly: You may be having difficulty digesting and absorbing fats. Also you may have nerve damage to your gut from the diabetes or an infection. It is best to get evaluated by a doctor soon and treated. ...Read more

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How to have a regular bowel movement for diabetic?

How to have a regular bowel movement for diabetic?

Diabetes: I prefer the term "diabetes" rather than "diabetic" unless you have type 1 diabetes which is less common at your age. Why the difference? Because your goal is to get rid of your diabetes. Regarding bowel movements please see your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Diabetic, have not had a bowel movement in 3 days, why?

Diabetic, have not had a bowel movement in 3 days, why?

Constipation: Constipation causes are variable. Is diabetes well controlled? Increase dietary fiber and water intake. Fiber supplement such as benefiber or citrucel or konsyl may be of benefit. If problem persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My beau has type 2 diabetes. He has gas all of the time and oily stool, should he be concerned?

My beau has type 2 diabetes.  He has gas all of the time and oily stool, should he be concerned?

Medication SEs: That sounds like side effects from medications. He can surely talk to his doctor to see if there was something better for him to be on. ...Read more

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Dr some discharge is coming from penis after stool or during pressure of stool i am 23 and diabetic and weight 84?

Dr some discharge is coming from penis after stool or during pressure of stool 
i am 23 and diabetic and weight 84?

Likely physiologic: B"sd its likely prostatic fluid or if not particulariy sexually active, semen. does not sound of medical concern. by the way, I am available for diabetic consults ...Read more

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Dr when i put pressure to pass stool .. some whitish liquid comes out from my penis i am 23 age and weight 82 and diabetic?

Dr when i put pressure to pass stool .. some whitish liquid comes out from my penis 
i am 23 age and weight 82 and diabetic?

23, 82, diabetes: If 82 is pounds, with your weight you must see a diabetes specialist as soon as you can! You must also see a doctor who will help you control whitish liquid coming from your penis!. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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My father is diabetic as well as high BP patient and now a days he is not passing out stool for last 5 to 7 days what to do now with diet.

My father is  diabetic as well as high BP patient and now a days he is not passing out stool for last 5 to 7 days what to do now with diet.

Diet: Your Dad needs to see his doctor or a dietitian about his diet and most likely will also need a referral to a gastroenterologist to work on the constipation. While waiting for an appointment your pharmacist can help you find an appropriate medicine to help the stool pass. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm a diabetic (meds). last night my stool was regular brown, today tan (2 movements, normal for me). How long should i wait to see doc?

Hi.  I'm a diabetic (meds).  last night my stool was regular brown, today tan (2 movements, normal for me).  How long should i wait to see doc?

Change in: color of stool from brown to tan, by itself, is not a sign of any serious disease, unless associated with other symptoms. ...Read more

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