... i am one year post op and don't remember surgeon putting me on stool softeners after my resection. I had intermittent regular stools and soft mushy ones after my resection. It took a lot of time to figure out what foods were causing differences in my bowel movements. ... (2 replies)
... seizure medication, Lamictal...which didn't help her stool problems much either. ... (1 replies)
... My BMs are always soft and mushy. It often feels like a small piece is left in the lower rectum after the anal sphincter closes. ... (0 replies)
... and have been having extremely soft pencil thin frequent stools since yesterday morning... could be due to my anxiety since my bowel really acts up when I'm stressed and anxiety ridden. ... (2 replies)
... thank you, the stool is soft and brown,sometimes watery and with brown spots of stool and not passing gas much at all. thank you so much the doctors didnt take time to explain much to me. ... (22 replies)
... It could be either. New stool may be pushing the impacted stool out. ... (22 replies)
... days I have a huge soft b.m. and I know the mushy stuff or diarrhea will shortly follow. Then I take 2 Imodium and that seems to take care of things until the next time. ... (38 replies)
... inches above belly button on both sides. My rectum has been aching lately too. I wish I was young,over 40. Stool sample came back ok,no blood. Don't know where to go from here. ... (4 replies)
... I thought maybe it was the Methimazole I was taking for Thyroid. Now I never have hard stools,always soft or mushy and at times it feels like I still need to go.Also,the left and right side of my stomache aches. Is that the colon? ... (4 replies)
... ion issues all my life so I can understand your pain and misery. I found taking Citrucel in the morning with breakfast and at dinner time help to add bulk to the stool so it's soft enough to pass easily but not mushy or diarrhea consistency and helps to maintain regularity. I suggest you drink an 8 0z. ... (1 replies)
... Hi All,
For years I have always relied on 'straining' to obtain that feeling of having evacuated completely after a bowel movement.
And this includes a period where I ate plenty of fruits, whole grains and generally healthy foods.
Straining of course resulted in some external and internal hemorrhoids. Since I stopped straining a year and half ago, I RARELY have a... (7 replies)
... Hello... I have been dealing with symptoms for at least 3 years... probably longer, but that is what I recall for sure. Anyway, I am a 36 year old male in basically good condition...
Over the past few years I have:
-rarely ever had a "normally" formed stool... sometimes they are thin, sometimes small and only partially formed, most often soft and crumbly, loose, or ,... (1 replies)
... It seems no matter what I do, I can't get the front part of my stool to be soft. ... (7 replies)
... Walt, under no circumstances do you want a firm stool. Oh, Walt, the difficulty of communicating through a posting. What I mean by a bulky stool is that it has girth, even if it is mushy soft. ... (996 replies)
... Do not worry about the description of stools being gross as those are exactly the terms we use in nursing to describe stool color and consistency etc. Many terms we use are pasty, hard, soft, loose, mushy, watery, semi soft, foul, frothy, liquid etc. ... (7 replies)
... For the last few months my anus hurts after sitting for long periods of time or moving around. My stool is usually soft and mushy or diahrea. But sometimes it is normal. I noticed that sometimes it looks like my food didnt disgest properly. ... (4 replies)