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Will The Bile Acid In My Bowel Movements Irritate My Rectum
Yes: It is not the bile acid - it is the acidity of the food that creates this issue - food becomes acidic if it is high in animal protein people who do not digest this has higher Lactic Acid formation, food rich in trans fat (fried foods, oils) and food rich in sugar burns the mucosa of gut where there are toxic focal sites - they loose intestinal lining and this burns when it comes across bile acids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Common: Itching is common. It might represent simple hemorrhoids or just the common itch that many people get. It is useful to use wet wipes after a bowel movement, followed by gentle use of toilet paper. You might experiment with your diet. Patients have cut certain foods out and it has stopped. Coffee may be a problem. If bleeding does occur, see your doctor. There are anti-itch hemorrhoid creams. ...Read more
I have been having pain on the left side of my rectum/anal, during a bowel movement and last after as well. It feels as if it is injured. ?
Anal concerns...: The various causes of anal pain is broad, however common causes include benign conditions such as hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Hemorrhoids are swollen anal veins that may or may not be visible externally. A fissure characteristically causes sharp pain and is often associated with rectal bleeding. Another common cause of anal pain is called protalgia fugax caused by pelvic floor muscle spasms. ...Read more
I have a colonoscopy soon since its the weekend can I buy meds over the counter? My rectum hurts when makin bowel movement can capsule be in rectum
I have a growth on the outside of my rectum, and issues having bowel movements for over month sharp pain that comes outta nowhere and makes me jump?
Bowel movement earlier was fairly painful. Wiped & noticed a painful lump on my rectum about half a pinky tip in size. Pretty sure it wasn't there b4?
What should I do? I feel like my hemorrhoids have now surrounded my entire rectum. This there a chance that it could obstruct bowel movements? What to do
Your rectum: isn't designed to remain pristine after having a bowel movement. Using enemas like Fleets enemas on a regular basis can be dangerous for several reasons, including electrolyte changes, and trauma. Other patients may have discovered safer methods of cleaning their rectums that I don't know of, so I'd ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more
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