... Firstly, how narrow is "narrow stool"? ... (1 replies)
... A Colonoscopy will set your mind at rest !!... (3 replies)
... I agree with the previous writer. See your Dr. Any change in the Bowels should be investigated.
Colon-Cancer at your age is unlikely but anything is possible. Diverticulitis crossed my mind but your too young really.
IBS is a possibility but don't guess, that's what the Dr is there for.
Good Luck, Solofelix. (3 replies)
... Ribbon thin stool is usually indicative of problems. Here is my theory on thin stool in IBS, particularly diarrhea prominent IBS. I have the same problem. ... (1 replies)
... However, could it be only the IBS that is causing this chronic constipation? ... (2 replies)
... I heard that thin stool could be a symptom of CC? ... (2 replies)
... symptoms that are getting me down but time and time again I keep being refused a colonoscopy. I was turned away with drs telling me my symptoms are probably just ibs which I believed at first until the other day. ... (7 replies)
... Dear tak;4232729,
I have been diagnosed with severe adhesions and my bowel doesn't work at all, I have to take laxatives very day with a severe clearing out regularly, I also have swelling and pain, I think that it sounds like your bowel has waste there and if I were you I would start with some gentle laxatives such as senna, as in sennacot tablets and also medicine such as... (5 replies)
... Would 2+ weeks of narrow stool/slight diarrhea, and today and yesterday no passing except from an enema, be dangerous?
I've had abdomen pain a lot due to IBS, but saw a dr. a month and a half ago who said constipation showed up on my CT scan (scan was for diff reason) and directed me to take miralax daily. Since then I've been taking it, but am worse now. For the past two... (5 replies)
... When I do have bowel movements, at the beginning of the bowel movement, the stool is normal size and towards the ends it is narrower and softer. ... (4 replies)
Hopefully someone can give me some feedback on what I am experiencing. 40 years old. Past 16 days I have been experiencing blood in my stool, and on the toilet paper. The blood is bright red, like a fire engine. The last 8 days I have been expereincing abdominal cramps, not too... (2 replies)
... RAYS and bloodwork and all came back with no indications of disease or obstruction. I had told them about my narrow stools, incontinence, mucus, blood, tar, neurological problems, etc, and still nothing was taken into consideration. ... (0 replies)
... The one manifestation of IBS i've never had is constipation. But three weeks ago, i started having trouble passing stool and it hasn't stopped since. ... (0 replies)
... Hello.. I have been having the same problems.. and it started a year ago (last August).. yellowish stools, and noone seems to worried.. I live in Canada.. so not sure if testing is different. When this all started, i thought I had an infection in my intestines (at that time I also had burning in my stomach along with the totally changed stools than what i was use to)..... (5 replies)
... Hi quiency I won't waste anymore of your time I just like to ask you cause your answers make sense to me this is my last question for you . Can ibs cause random sharp pains in diferent parts of the abdomin randomly . And rarely I have normal bms but becse they come sometimes flat sometimes narrow . Loose . ... (18 replies)
... A year or so after this all started, the stool took on an orange tint. It became paler brown with orange. NOT oily. NO pain. NO blood. Just an orange cast, fiber or not. ... (5 replies)
... really hurts if I have gas, and even if I go those gas pains are still there. I will also sometimes get a sharp pain in my rectum. Sometimes its hard to pass a stool without having pain when it is coming out. I have seen mucus in there lately. Stringy kind of. This is TMI i know but I need help. ... (1 replies)
... gas pains, and bloating and cramping. Now I can't have a bowl movement unless I take a laxative. But even when I do have a movement, the stool is narrow and doesn't seem like all of it is coming out. I went to the doctor, and she said it was just sounded like the beginnigs of IBS brought on by stress. ... (1 replies)
... oubt that this is a stress thing. I have nothing to stress about in my life and even if I did, I have never been one to feel stressed. Secondly, I thought that IBS was a fluctuation between constipation and diarhea and so far the only way I have diarhea is after a laxative. ... (14 replies)
... I've just read the posts and may be able to help. The clue is in the narrow stools, sometimes called 'ribbon stools'. This sounds like IBS or what used to be called 'spastic colon'. I had it for two years and then it gradually faded after a lifestyle change. ... (14 replies)