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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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    slow bowel transit

    I suffer from this and I take the laxatives my consultant tells me to.. Movicol 3 times a day and Bisocodyl at night..yet I can still go 6 days without a movement and no matter what now it is always diarrohea and lots of gas. Fibre makes it worse but my consultant tells me nothing except it is the laxatives...

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  • Digestion/bowel concerns in 20 year old

    I have a lot of issues so let me list from the beginning.  - extremely bloated. I'm really skinny but sometimes I'm so bloated I look 5 months pregnant.  - bowel movements are not frequent. maybe every 3 days. Usually I can hold it in if I need to wait a while to get to a bathroom....

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  • Blood in stools

    I am noticing blood in my stools since a week. It is bright red confirming it is rectal bleeding. What can i do to heal it faster. It felt healed yesterday but noticed a lot of blood today which is weird. I suffered from it a year bcak but it went away quickly. Any suggestions or home remedies ?

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  • Passing lots of mucus

         Going to try and be short.  I have read a lot and there are multiple options that this could be.  For the last two years I pass a lot of mucus. Some weeks are better than others but for the most part it stays steadily the same.  It gives me lots of gas and I have to...

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  • slow bowel transit

    I suffer from this and I take the laxatives my consultant tells me to.. Movicol 3 times a day and Bisocodyl at night..yet I can still go 6 days without a movement and no matter what now it is always diarrohea and lots of gas. Fibre makes it worse but my consultant tells me nothing except it is the laxatives...

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  • on the loo for 30 minutes

    I've just been sat on the toilet for half an hour. It was my second time today, I normally go twice. It was a while before I started having a poo, though I had a bit of wind first. Once it started coming out it took ages, is this right?

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  • Bowel Problems. Plus MRI Advice.

    Hello im back been a while since i commented on the site and I'm looking for a bit of advice. I have had bowel problems for the last 5 or 6 years it started with Diorreah,Mucusy stools and bleeding. Left it for about 4 years until I had my son so decided 2 years ago to see the doctor I did stool...

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  • Men-Anal Fistula problem after Abscess

    Hi Newbie here so sorry if a waffle on I'm just wondering if anyone else has been in the same situation? December 2013 i went to my doctor as i thought i had piles or something and was told to go straight to A & E. That night they booked me in for a operation to remove an abscess. After the...

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  • Blood in stools

    Hi all, as the title says, I have bright red coating of blood on my stools, also just before I pass a stool I get stabbing sharp pains in my abdomen.  I am going to the doctors tomorrow but I am worried that it might be bowel cancer.  Have anyone here had the same symptoms?  Thank you.

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  • Proctitis and IBD

    I was diagnosed with Proctitis around 2013 after a long period of been told nothing was wrong with me. Eventually after a second flare up and another camera they decided I had proctitis. Anyway this was treated with steroid and mesalazine. After about six months I went into remission. This lasted around...

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  • Colon Problems: Mucus, weird shapes, gass, floating

    For about two and a half year now I have problems with my colon. It started with mucus with the stool along with weird shaped stool. I have visited the docter many times about this and also two times with a colon doc. They have made Xrays of my colon 1 year ago and about 1 month ago. The xray from a...

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  • Is it really c.diff???

    Hello im 30 year old male. Not in great shape but blood work is all good. So about 2 weeks ago i got a suspected case of food poisoning. Ate some ahrimp xocktail and a few hours laters puked and ended up in er with what i thought was heart issues but was just bad indigestion. About 2 days aftwr that...

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  • Unable to fully empty bowels properly.....

    Hi all, Mid 36 yo male, pretty fit.  For the last 9 months or so I've been finding it increasingly difficult to completley empty my bowels - it's not just a 'feeing' either. I'll pass waste and then anywhere between 5 minutes and 1 hour later I'll go again and release another...

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  • Red bloody mucus

    Hi has anyone had.bloody mucus on stool.after manually unpacking stool  I have internal hemmies but get constipated so with glove I have to manually unpack but today noticed some bloody mucus on normal colour stool  It was gone when I went back second time to open bowels  Had clear colonoscopy...

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  • THERE'S A WORM STUCK IN MY ANUS!!!!

    I was kind of constipated. I kept on pushing it all the way out because I believe there's a little poop that's stuck on my by anus that I can't let out. I kept on pushing and pushing until I gave up bc I can't let it out. So when I was about to finish off, I touched something long in...

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  • Cecal Volvulus large intestine Emergency Surgery.

    I had emergency surgery due to a bowel obstruction, the entire surgical staff was called into the ER at 3am in May, I believe i had 2' of bowel removed. I've been miserable since.  Can anyone relate to this before i explain more?  This surgery has changed my life at 45.  There...

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  • Abdominal Adhesions

    Hi,I have severe abdominal adhesions which I have had removed numerous times the last being 2008 when I ended up with an abscess from the surgery that lasted 5 months resulting in another op to remove it.The bottom line is I have been left with 2 mitres of small bowel and a lot of pain,diarrhoea,constipation...

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  • On going bowel and stomach problems

    Hi, Really could do with another people's opinion as my 16 year old daughter has been suffering since April 2015 with constant nausea (but not being sick), acid reflux, dizziness, fatigue, headaches, joint pains and slow weight loss (appetite was okay) it came on all of a sudden. She was admitted...

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  • Bowel problems getting me down

    Hi all I'm seriously fed up and want an end to my problem . I 'll explain my full story although I have posted in the past . I started with painless bright red rectal bleeding and squirts of liquid /mucus with gas last July and was diagnosed with piles after a visit to my gp . After trying...

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  • Soft "bubble" in cleft of buttocks.

    Over last weekend I began to have horrendous anal itching. I mean *bad* to the point of insanity. I am post menopausal and my doctor has already diagnosed me with vaginal atrophy and spots of yeast in minute little skin tears and recommended an OTC yeast infection product (since I'm not a fan of...

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  • Can thickening on small intestine be seen during laparoscopy?

    Hi, About 4 months ago, I had abdominal pain on my right side and had a slight temperature. Ultrasound scan showed some inflamation around the area where my appendix is. They were not sure if it was my appendix or my small intestine. I refused to have ct scan.( I have got reasons). Then a more senior...

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  • Please advice. Severe rectal bleeding.

    A few days ago I had a case of some tough diarrhea which probably resulted in an anal fissure. As an area of the anus has swollen and there was extreme sharp pain with every try for bowel movement. After a day or two it got better I woke up not feeling the pain and being very happy and confident that...

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  • Multiple polyps- should i worry?

    So at 25 when i was pregnant i was diagnosed with proctitis. I had a sig exam and discovered around 5/6 polyps. I was told then and there they were harmless(which they were) and that for my age that wasnt very common. Had another aig 2 month later and then a full scope when my daughter was 6 month old....

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  • getting quite worried

     Ok, my husband went into hospital for routine gallbladder removal, but due to adhesions from a previous op years ago they could not perform keyhole surgery, so then went through normal route and had to cut through adhesions etc to be able to remove gallbladder. That was on the 26th May,he was given...

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  • Hemhorroidectomy stitches

    My stitches are driving me crazy. They look like raised wavy hard lines under the soft tissue of my rectum. I am on day 16 of recovery. They are supposed to be dissolvable but I think they need cut out. It has been miserable. Feces blood and stitches with immense pain. This isn't a surgery for everyone....

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  • waking up the bowels

    Hello, it's the first time on this forum. So, my husband went into hospital for routine gallbladder op, but had to have it through the front as oppose to keyhole due to adhesions from a car accident some years back. Due to poor after care in which they started him on solid foods as soon as he had...

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  • Chronic diarrhoea

    I've had diarrhoea every morning for a year. I go 5-10x within and 1-2 hours. This is so draining for me also I wake up every morning feeling dehydrated and extremely nauseous. I can't continue with this every morning. I've been to GP and been referred to gastro. This was two months ago and...

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  • rectopexy failed

    Hi, Can anybody tell me if a rectopexy can be performed twice as in 2014 i had the surgery and think that the bowel prolapse has returned.

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  • c diff

    I was diagnosed with c diff and but on a 10 day course of Flagyl  some symptons are gone the watery stools remain.  I feel weak most of the time.  I was visiting in the UK in March and came back with 3 infections all requiring antibiotics, antifungal and antivirus medications.  These...

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  • Colomic Irragation

    Today I was diagnosed with global colonic slow transit and have been told that i will be getting colonic irrigation. A specialist nurse will come to me house to show me what to do! Anyone else done this?

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  • Losing Sensation Have Bowel Movement?

    Hi - wondering if anyone has advice or can help. To make a very long and frustrating problem simple, I seem to lose the sensation/ability to have a bowel movement during the work week, whereas I can have normal bowel movements on the weekends. I'm a creature of habit and definitely have OCD, so...

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