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Constipation. Mucus only bowel movements every 20min. Colonoscopy, blood test, CT all normal, no polyps. Pain in large int. What could this be?

Irritable bowel. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition. The main symptoms are diarrhea and/or constipation and abdominal pain. For information on treatment see http://wb.md/1QjwV9r and http://bit.ly/1VlC078 The symptoms are the result of a complex interplay of genetics, emotional/psychological factors, and GI flora among other factors. Read more...

What causes constipation, gas and blood after bowel movement?

Various causes. The blood and gas are very likely caused by the constipation. Hard tools can abraid the rectal lining, causing bleeding. The causes of constipation vary, including dehydration, food devoid of fiber, psychological factors, inactivity, and in some cases disorder of the smooth muscle and nerves that serve the colon. Eat oatmeal for most breakfasts and take an apple a day to keep the doctor away. Read more...
Several things. If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. Read more...

After eating I had gas and stomach pains and an urge to poop. It was normal but now I have stomach cramps and frequent bowel movements. Why?

More info? The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does it radiate to your back? Or shoulder? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Cough? Fevers? Read more...

My stools have been darker recently and I thought maybe there was blood in it, it seems to be getting worse lk now its even darker and sometimes spotted I'm female, 19 years old can this be cancer? I also have more frequent bowel movements, but necessaril

Hello, . Hello, first off, i cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Bowel movements that are black, tarry (sticky) and smell bad can be caused by bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. If this is your problem, get seen right away. Because you believe you may have blood in your stool, it is important to be evaluated. Don't worry, I am not suggesting that this is cancer. However, it is important to find out if there is bleeding. The doctor can do a very simple test to determine if there is blood in the stool. If there is blood in the stool, the doctor can than work to determine where it is coming from. One can not automatically assume that the blood is from hemorrhoids (althought it might be). Take care. Read more...