... Thanks for the informed replies. What concerns me most is the volume of blood. I am 68 years old and have had hemorrhoids before ... banded without problems. I recall seeing some blood in the past, but never more than a few spots on the t-paper. I know it's hard to quantify but I am dripping blood with a bowel movement, to the point where the bottom of the toilet bowl is... (3 replies)
... I called to ask about the frequent bleeding episodes and the full bowls of blood ... response was that MD not overly concerned with he bleeding but to carry on and come in as scheduled in 2 weeks. ... (3 replies)
... Now almost 4 weeks post antibiotics, I am still having frequent BM. Up until this week, most were very soft, like soft serve or mushy cow patty, not so much watery. Always mucus present. ... (2 replies)
... for awhile which did help so I quit using it. But I do go back to it when mushy stools become more frequent and would use it all the time if necessary but it is a little inconvenient. ... (16 replies)
... Hello, Iv'e been suffering with bowel/intestinal problems for quite some time now. Over the last 3-4 years I noticed I have an abnormal bowel problem. Every morning like clockwork I have 1 BM and then about 20-30mins later I have another BM. I have loose, soft stool and have had this problem for a long time. Usually I have a BM anywhere from 2-4 times a day.
Is their... (0 replies)
... I think you need to see a gastroenterologist. Mucus in stool, frequent BM's with cramping can indicate inflammation in the colon or small bowel, and this needs checked out. ... (2 replies)
... Too much thyroid hormone can cause diarrhea. So if you increased your thyroid dosage or your own thyroid increased production, that could trigger diarrhea. But I doubt that would explain the blood and mucus in your stool. Joint pain and acne can be caused by thyroid abnormalities. But frankly, this sounds more severe than too much thyroid hormone.
Of course, frequent BM's... (4 replies)
... Hi MarLer. I don't really have much to offer but just wanted to say that I had a similar experience after an unwarranted hysterectomy in 2006. Severe diarrhea ensued shortly after surgery. I don't know if it was from the prophylactic antibiotics they gave me or some surgical injury. My BM's had an abnormal level of fat which led my gastroenterologist to suspect a problem with... (6 replies)
... I do have occasional constipation, but this malaise comes on after the BM whether I was constipated or not. ... (0 replies)
... First post on here but been reading lots of threads trying to find answers/info.
I am 30 y/o and in medical field but have not been able to get any help/answers to my own problem.
I have been seeing a GI specialist for the past year on and off with no real relief.
So far he suspects IBS which it seems they always throw out as the culprit without significant proof. All I... (0 replies)
... I am so depressed, This has soooo afffected my quality of . Two years ago I had a right hemicolectomy due to an extremely early cancer found in my secum which is above the appendix. I was blessed that it was caught so early. It was'nt classified and I did not need chemo or radiation. The surgeon did remove 13 inches of my ascending colon. My life has never been the same. I am... (0 replies)
... Eventually the time between grew longer and longer. For for a description, the BM was small fragments, sinkers, normal color, no blood, some like pebbles some again like small fragments. ... (5 replies)
... Hope I have the right spot for this, appologies if I do not.
Well, Iíve had this somewhat embarrassing and uncomfortable condition for the past few months now that have caused me a lot of concern, worry and stress over. Iím a 28 year old, 158, 6í2Ē, and Iíve been having some continual discomfort with the area above and below both my sides of my ribcage. Most... (3 replies)
... I have been taking a soluble fiber for 24 years or so and I have a BM about 1 hour after breakfast for the day. But, you can train your system to do that. ... (5 replies)
... However, i am still quite gassy in the night and have to have a BM before breakfast and a BM afterwards. ... (5 replies)
... ing like when you arm goes to sleep and it feels squeezed. It was enough to stop me sleeping. I then got very noisy bowels and lots of wind and had slightly more frequent bm's but no diarrhea.The tightness goes away tremendously if i get up but comes back as soon as I lay down again. ... (4 replies)
... I hope this gets you started to solve your BM problems. ... (5 replies)
... s, the gas has gotten better but i have been starting to feel the symptoms listed above. How can i cure this and are there any foods that can help me just have 1 BM a day? ... (5 replies)
... i wonder weather or not u too been taking lotta fibers that make u have frequent BM...also u need to push ur doc for pain killer...i know they try to cover thier own a s s... ... (57 replies)
... Frequent BM's are very normal. It seemed like every time I ate anything--even a cracker--I was in the bathroom having a BM. I did not have any blood with my BM's. My resection was also close to the rectum.
What does your doctor say about the blood? If you haven't asked, give him/her a call--that is what they're there for.
Maggie (1 replies)