... It's clearly indicating further problems at this point and if this doesn't trigger more investigation I don't know what I'll do. I've been pretty desperate for a long time but right now I'm at my most desperate. I don't know if I will hold out until Tuesday if I don't have a bm by then. ... (0 replies)
... colonoscopy. It's a capsule that works much like Miralax, by drawing the liquid into your stool, keeping it softer and easier to move through your colon. It's too expensive IMO, but so far I've gotten "samples" because I don't have script coverage. ... (41 replies)
... Atonic colon is a lack of muscle tone in the colon also known as lazy colon. I don't have atonic colon but have suffered from chronic constipation and IBS for years. ... (3 replies)
... may help and it won't hurt you. Drink up to 64 oz. of water a day. If you can tolerate walking at least 30 minutes a day will help with moving stool through the colon faster so it doesn't sit in the colon too long which dries it out and make it hard. ... (1 replies)
... smells that bad sometimes is caused by the fact we're eating too much red meat and not enough fresh fruits and vegetables,whole grains so the stool stays in the colon too long and produces more bacteria and toxins so our gas smells really bad. ... (3 replies)
... et into the shower and sometimes two more times if I have gotten plenty of fiber and water into my diet the day before. I no longer have constipation problems as long as I stick to my daily routines. ... (2 replies)
... The story is a bit long, but I'll try to condense it! Anyway, as the thread title suggests, I'm getting quite concerned about the possibility I may have colon cancer. ... (0 replies)
... If they are painful because they are hard and dry that means you're not taking in enough water for the amount of fiber you're taking in and are going too many days in a row without having a bowel movement. ... (1 replies)
... eakfast. I can't skip even day without having a bowel movement or I have a real problem going the next time I try to go. There is a condition called slow transit colon meaning that the stool doesn't move along down the colon fast enough so it becomes dry and hard and that's why we get constipated. ... (3 replies)
... I forgot about me taking chia seeds too and load trucks with my husband so I am working out, basically, over an hour a day. ... (3 replies)
... minutes after eating and drinking.Exercising each day helps the stool to move faster down the colon so it doesn't get dried and hard sitting in the colon too long. Drink at least 64 oz. a day of water. ... (3 replies)
... you don't drink enough water this will constipate you even more. Taking Miralax,Metamucil, and Citrucel don't produce a bowel movement for least 12 hours and as long as 72 hours after you take it. always drink another 8 oz. glass of water right after taking miralax. ... (14 replies)
... your cereal,or blackberries,raspberries and blueberries and you can do this with hot or cold cereals. Get exercise everyday as this helps to push stool down the colon faster so it doesn't become too large,hard and dried out from sitting in the colon too long. ... (21 replies)
... If you have diverticilitis why don't they operate and do a resection on your colon?
If you feel sick after eating have you been tested for gastrparesis?
You could also be suffering from some form of food intolerance, for instance have you been tested for coeliacs disease? Maybe you are intolerant to wheat?
Have you been tested for helicobacter pylori?
Sorry I can't be more... (20 replies)
... banded i feel sick whenever i eat or drink i can only eat very small meals without feeeling sick I suffer alot of heartburn and I am in near constant pain in the colon feels like i have been punched and bruised inside ? ... (20 replies)
... After having surgery you may just be sitting still too long. ... (7 replies)
... oncerned about whether being so sick was a warning sign of impending trouble, but I'm not bloated otherwise, so know it's just my stomach not appreciating things too much. An excess of gas has been part of the problem over the past couple of years, both stomach and colon. ... (7 replies)
... I too have a redundant colon, extra long and twisted. It was diagnosed on a barium scan many years ago. ... (10 replies)
... He will be fine. I was very hesitant to have this surgery done and waited at least a year too long. Now the diverticulitis pain is gone and I do not have to worry about my colon rupturing. ... (9 replies)
... winded hospital report right after I got home and I was wired on too strong of nicotine patches, I believe it is on page 309 of this thread. ... (8 replies)