... drinking alcohol almost every day for many years, probably several decades. Quit drinking about 3 weeks ago because I felt heaviness and pressure under my right rib cage. ... (0 replies)
... hey can be taken up to 3 times a day but just make sure you drink another 8 oz. glass of water after each dose. al so, eating a high fiber diet adds bulk to your stools so they won't be too soft. ... (6 replies)
... Your transit time is too short making your stools too pasty. ... (6 replies)
... Yes you can do this yourself. Firstly go easy on the Alcohol. If you look up Fibre Rich Foods you will see what you should include in your diet.
Another thing you can do is buy some BENIFIBRE, this is a powder you shake on your food or stir in your drink. You can buy this OTC in your supermarket/chemist.
Fibre is what will bulk up loose stools. You may have to adjust the... (6 replies)
... my stools are always really soft, which was caused by alcohol and takes ages to wipe clean. i was wondering if there are any foods or drinks i could eat that could make them harder. ... (6 replies)
... and decided that alcohol was just not for me and I need to clean up my act. Anyway, a couple of months ago, I noticed that I had diahrea every morning. ... (0 replies)
... I've been having problems the last couple of days. When I have a bowel movement it's a dark colour and like glue. It's very hard to clean and I injure myself wiping it up. I have no idea what could be causing this. Does anyone know?
I've had this before but usually after drinking a lot of alcohol in the past (especially beers) (3 replies)
... Drinking alcohol does negatively effect the digestive system and it is very dehydrating. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to healthboards.
Sorry about your problem but it can be serious because when undigested food is in your stool -- it means you are not properly absorbing necessary nutrients.
If this continus for any length of time it could affect your health in many ways. I think you need to be checked out by a Doctor.
Having said that ~~~ this is what I would do in the mean time!... (4 replies)
... I have fairly regular bowel movements, at least once a day, but for the last few months, my stools have become really, really foul smelling. The smell is absolutely sickening. ... (1 replies)
... Note that this only happens after I drink. If I don't drink for some time, it dissappears and my stools goes back to normal. ... (1 replies)
... years and it is only because I became severely anaemic due to blood loss from passing stools that I was forced to do the operation. ... (0 replies)
... ibullet and load it with flaxseed, veggies and fruit. But basically my diet is very limited. With that I also take Fibercon, colace and miralax to try to keep my stools very soft and regular. ... (2 replies)
... You have many of the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with incomplete evacuation. Go see your prmary doctor and have him do a manual rectal exam to see if he an feel any abnormalities. Ask for a lower G.I. series or also known as a barum enema.
Try using Citrucel or Metamucil twice a day to help maintain regularity and adding bulk will help the stool to pass easier. If... (1 replies)
... hanging my eating habits, depriving myself of many of the things I used to eat but have come up with no definitive cause, I've tried avoiding chocolate, lactose, alcohol . ... (1 replies)
... Colon Polyps are growth on the surface of the colon or large intestine. A person has one polyp or more than one, these polyps are flat or raised. All polyps are not lead to colon cancer.Flat polyps are very small and harder more likely to cancer than raised. these polys are identified through colonoscopy whether these are lead to cancer or not. If these are cancer polyps, by... (3 replies)
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... he stool I had had mucus on it... Atleast I think it was mucus because it's white. It stopped after those two weeks and I was actually doing well until today. My stools were normal and now, today my stool was full of mucus. I think. Well, it wasn't brown. And I noticed blood. A tiny bit of it. It looked really gross. ... (2 replies)
... Try increasing your Fibre intake, where I live we would take something called Benefibre, its a powder you add to food or drink and it will firm up your stools and help with the Diareah. ... (6 replies)
... I am truly fortunate as I was able to get my fissure healed up in 2 months, following a very strict regimen. Here's what was recommended but didn't work, followed by the regimen I used that did work:
What didn't work:
(1) Aloe vera gel from the plant, up my rectum, caused extreme pain and swelling, and no healing.
(2) Fiber, which was recommended by my doctor. Conysl hurt... (5 replies)