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Bulking Up Stools
Apr 20, 2011
... grams a day then you need to drink at least 64 oz. a day of water or this will cause constipation in it's self. Taking Metamucil Psylium will also help to bulk up your stool but when you take it you need to drink 8oz. of water right afterwards. This can be taken up to three times a day. ... (1 replies)
Bulking Up Stools
Apr 20, 2011
... I took it for about a week, It made my stools a consistent color, but made them watery. They were less messy but it never got any better than that. Was I not taking enough? ... (1 replies)
... was the citracel for bulking up stools and more regularity? ... (21 replies)

... As a past suffer of anal fissures (once fixed by surgery, once I fixed myself) GET THE LIS DONE. don't let your fissure ruin your life and your trip Make sure your surgeon has grey hair and old, a.k.aa experienced :-) (73 replies)
... but thought thought it was hemorrhoids before I saw the CRS this week. He confirms an anal fissure. I nearly faint from the pain during a BM. He insists that bulking up stools is the way to go, but I don't want MORE BMs! ... (73 replies)
... harry sticky thread will give you all the information you need on top of the board.flaxmeal ,psyllium,or powdered bulking agents will do just drink a lot of water with it. bananas,mangoes,potatoes,oatmeal will do this also. (1 replies)
... Once I saw the blood and the loose stools, I started bulking up on fiber in my diet. ... (3 replies)
... t to the Doctor and told him about my symptoms and he did a physical on me and everything was ok so he sent me on my way. Shortly after I quit drinking coffee my stools started to return to normal, so I figured the coffee was probably upsetting my bowels. ... (8 replies)
Oct 23, 2003
... Pushing or straining causes hemorrhoids. Pushing can make you bleed while you are healing. Any doctor that tells you to push no matter what is setting you up for injury. Just because you didn't go once is not a medical emergency or problem. ... (996 replies)
... it's a stool bulking natrual fiber therapy agent. And is safe to take daily. ... (4 replies)
... I think that I am like pezerinno.I think I just have naturally soft stools and by eating too much fruit and veg I just make them worse,which leads to the incomplete evacuation. ... (33 replies)
Loose stools
Dec 4, 2006
... I suggest you start taking a water soluble fiber supplement like Metamucil. It is a stool bulking agent and will firm up your stools. ... (1 replies)
... Have you tried bulking up your stools so they aren't so loose, like with Benefiber or something? ... (78 replies)
... You seem to be eating the right things and drinking lots of water too so I can only guess that your stools are bulking up and hardening because the water you are drinking is being used by your body in general maintenance and is not doing the stool softening job you want it to. ... (4 replies)
... I went and bought some yesterday but I am leery about taking it because a few weeks before the surgery I was taking fiber con and I was having really bulky stools and I seemed to be constipated. ... (118 replies)
... ou have had diarrhea for this length of time you may like to consider taking a Calcium supplement. This will help your bowel to absorb back water naturally and bulking up your stools and helping your diarrhea. You can get short of calcium if you have persistent diarrhea. ... (10 replies)
... nts because I was having a hard time with "pasty"stools that were hard to get out. Then I felt like I had the wiping issues again. I felt like the fiber was just bulking me up to much. I try to eat a lot of fruit, and veggies, and add fiber into my diet that way. ... (80 replies)
... to get most of your fiber in the morning and I don't think that is very good because it's mostly insoluble fiber. And, too much insoluble fiber will cause loose stools with too much fluid. ... (2 replies)
... You can overdue it with bulking fiber and sometimes get the opposite issue of bulky stools which will not be pleasant. ... (7 replies)
... Insoluble fiber causes muscles to contract to move digested food through your intestines and soluble fiber absorbs fluid and bulks up your stools. ... (12 replies)

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