... ean out the entire colon, nothing like the at home kits that give you just a partial cleaning. Your stool is rubber in texture because it has stayed around your colon for too long......good luck. ... (3 replies)
... or a generic of the same. It must be used every day to work. You can tell it is working when the stool is not rabbit pellets, but long connected pieces that are uniform in diameter and pass easily without straining or pain. ... (4 replies)
... grams of fiber to your diet over a two week period. You can try a glycerine suppository first before taking another laxative. It could take as long as 2 hours for it to work or as little as 20 minutes depending how many days it has been since you moved your bowels. ... (1 replies)
... I did buy some Triphala because it's supposed to help with movement and I did discover I have a tortuous or redundant colon after a colonoscopy as part of an exploration to try and figure out why I was so sick before the obstruction became total. ... (15 replies)
... Thank you so much. Sorry for the delayed response. Right now, Im having my first blood and mucus free time Ive had..in MONTHS. So I have no idea what is causing all the issues. I wonder if it could be a food intolerance or something. (4 replies)
... 8 weeks is way too long to wait for biopsy results IMHO- you mentioned that the GI doing your colonoscopy found irritated spots inside the colon?? I am no doctor, but that doesn't sound like a hemmoroid,as they are located just inside or on the outside of the rectum. The other thing from my experience, a hemmorhoid doesn't cause change in the stool shape or consistency. Sure... (4 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)
... You are exactly right, your colon is diseased and needs part of it removed. One of the biggest factors in whether you have a colostomy is waiting too long and the colon tissue are then too fragile to sew together, called anastamoses. ... (10 replies)
... pushing me to get surgery. I have responded to medication very well and really don't miss work except for last time because I waited too long to start medication and ended up feeling bad and had a fever. ... (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)