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Bowel Disorders

Also known as Clostridium Difficile, Colitis - Pseudomembranous , Difficile, Faecal Incontinence, Hirschsprung's Disease, Intussusception , Malaena, Peutz–Jeghers syndrome, Polyps - Bowel, Rectal Bleeding

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  • Painful anus for months

    I am getting really worried as have so much discomfort just inside my anal area, its been going on for almost six months twenty four hours a day with no let up. I have seen several drs and tried lots of over-the counter and prescribed hemrroid  treatments but nothing is taking the discomfort away....

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  • BOWEL EMPTYING

    Have been to see GP today re abdominal discomfort. Sometimes I empty bowels twice a day and sometimes 5 or 6 - always a.m. GP prescribed IBS medication and  Fybrogel. Told me bowels can get sluggish as we age (I am 64). Any advice appreciated I am concerned about taking IBS medication and Fybrogel...

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  • Explosive bowel movements

    Hi  I have been having what i can only describe as explosive bowel movements. I have the urge to go the toilet and when i go lots of fluids and very little solids explode out of my bottom spattering the pan. This happens two to three times a day and has woken me up at night to go the toilet. Every...

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  • Diarhea for over a month, plus weird white in stools

    Hi, Appreciate your help. In summary: - very painful abdominal pain for a couple of months doctor said possibly bowel cancer so sent me to the hospital ED but they said blood test OK, so unlikely appendicitis and need to have a colonoscopy to understand but sent me back to doctor. Then doctor was...

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  • Crohns/colitis

    Hello, I’m 27. I was diagnosed with crohns at age 11. A couple years passed and they said it was now colitis. Couple more years with upper/lower GI scans. And it was back to crohns.  I haven’t been on meds in years. Always just managing the severe pain and flares. However, it’s gotten worse the...

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  • Anal Stenosis

    Hey all, male, 37, pretty fit and active.  I had a quite big haemorrhoidectomy about 8-9 months ago and, lucky for me, the recovery was quite painless and quick. However, as well as my internal haemorrhoids coming back (urrrrgh), I now seem to have trouble eliminating all of my stool in one go....

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  • Bowel urgency

    Greetings. I’m in my mid 40’s and about a year ago I had an urgent bowel movement that sent me sprinting for the toilet. It was so sudden and felt like the bottom had literally dropped out. This problem persists so I’ve trained my bowels to empty right after breakfast but it’s a major pain to worry about...

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  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) pain

    l am suffering from IBS after seeing a specialist who gave me the IBS diagnosis at the local hospital as l have suffered ongoing digestive discomfort for quite a while before l saw him. Nothing much has changed though as the pain and discomfort just seem as bad as ever as l can't even get comfortable...

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  • Extreme Bowel issues IBS?

    I really find this very embarrassing but i just need to find someone who knows what im going through maybe? I have been suffering for a very long time with my bowels doc says ibs and i have all the symptoms but i dont think thats all it is.. For the past 2-3 years i have to help myself pass stools. I...

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  • Blood in stool.

    Ok, so this started back when I was about 10-12 years old, I'm going to be 17 this year, yea so, one day I came home from school and had to poop real bad, and I was horrified to see bright red blood coming out after I was done. There was no pain whatsoever, but the blood sent shivers down my spine....

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  • polyp found during colonoscopy

    Hi all my surgeon today did a colonoscopy due to rectal bleeding. he diagnosed me with a colon polyp and hemmeroids. the polyp was 18mm and sent for pathology, has anyone been through similar. my consultant/surgeon/professor says he's 99% it's benign. Anyone had this before???

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  • Farting Blood Stained Mucus

    Hi All Got quite an embarressing problem going on at the moment, and wondering if anyone can give me some advice, info or help about it. Today, I've been having long, non smelly farts, but when I do I have to wipe my bottom as I feel a discharge occur. When I wipe my anus there is clear mucus present...

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  • Tired of this

    Hello all, just wanted to post my story in hopes that someone has some idea of my diagnosis. I have suffered with internal hemorrhoids for many yrs but this past yr they have gotten so much worse and are now external too and huge. I have put off going to see a surgeon but now am ready. Only way I can...

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  • Anal abscess / fistula

    Think I have an anal fistula after emergency surgery for perianal abscess. How many people have had surgery and what is your experience of the whole ordeal? Never talked about and not easy to talk about with friends. Is surgery as horrendous as it's made out to be? incontinence etc?

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  • Constipation after colonoscopy

    I had a colonoscopy on November 7. Nothing was noted in the findings and ever sense I have been constipated. I had a small bowel movement the day after and a medium bow movement about four days after. Since then, nothing! I don't feel bloated or have the urge to go. Is this normal? Should I be concerned...

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  • Anal bleeding/ Haemorrhoids?

    I had severe constipation last week after straining for ever and passing stools the toilet was bright red with lots of blood - since then every time I strain theres bright red blood - sometimes if i dont strain and stool is soft theres no blood but  just now i strained no stool but water was red...

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  • Overwhelmed worried Mum

    My daughter (17) is newly diagnosed with Chron’s, after so long watching my vibrant girl suffer, finally a calprotectin result showed 1296 reading and she was admitted by ambulance to hospital. Where she spent a week, got the most needed colonoscopy and was treated acutely. Since October she has only...

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  • Blood in stool

    I am 71 and for the last couple of weeks have not had normal stools. They are sometimes soft and small and a feeling in my bottom to go to loo most of the time. I have a pain not constant but if you press it hurts on my right side upper. Up until now had no blood in poo. Needed to go to loo and there...

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  • Rectal Pain :(

    So embarrassed. So bear with me.  For a few months, I've suffered rectal pain. It's quite an intense ache that I get after I go to the loo. Perhaps a spasm? I don't know. I haven't thought much of it until the last three weeks when I've had more symptoms: rectal pain (more of...

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  • Haemorroids????

    Right on the 9th dec 2017. I had been constipated due to lots of codeine. I finally went and I had lots of red blood on tissue and lots of red blood in the water of toilet. I have seen 2 x gp who says it's hemoroids. Has anyone else experienced this as I'm still getting streaks of blood on my...

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  • Ongoing bowel problems ! Due 2nd colonoscopy next week.

    Hi I've been having bowel problems for about 3 years now. The first 2 years consisted mainly of diarrhoea as my main symptom up to three motions a day. This year I have mucus, and also extreme pain in abdomen when breathing in in the morning. This pain is relieved after getting up and using the toilet....

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  • Right side abdominal pain

    I’ve had off and on pain on my right side for a few months. It progressed to more pain than usual and I went to urgent care. All blood tests are normal, urine sample was ok, X-ray didn’t show anything. Had a CT of chest and upper abdomen, nothing.  Urgent care prescribed Bentyl 20 mg every...

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  • Is this haemorrhoids or something else?

    Hi all, I have been diagnosed with haemorrhoids early this year. Lately it has gotten slightly worse with more frequencies of blood in stool. Please advise if these spots around my anus is part of it. https://imgur.com/a/R2YTE

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  • Proctogram - awaiting results test done on 31 Aug 17

    Hello went to Liverpool and had a proctogram done on the 31 Aug 17 and awaiting for the hospital where I live in the Isle of Man to contact me. But they have not done so yet and its now the 19 Sept. So I had to eat and drink normally they wanted to see how my bowel worked so think u call it "full...

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  • Lymph nodes

    Please I want to ask with lymph biopsy on the neck, can the doctor find out what I said going on from head to other body? 

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  • Does anyone else feel like they hit a wall when they wipe?

    I'm uncomfortable. Feel pressure in the bowel. Bowel feels stiff. Sorry if this makes no sense to anyone. I'm not great with words. I have a rectocele and been told a muscle in my bowel lost support. Its got worse overtime and also I been told they is no surgery available for the muscle in...

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  • Mystery bowel problems/bowel cancer fears

    Hi. Bear with me here as this is a long story! I’m a 31 year old male who has been going through hell for the past four months or so. At the end of August I woke up one day with a horrible upset stomach; at first I didn’t think much of it but it continued, and then I was getting other symptoms like constant...

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