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... I would recommend trying to get a referral for a doctor who specializes in colon and rectal problems and knows how the nerves work in the area to see if maybe you have nerve damage.I wouldn't take pain medications for this pain because they can constipate you. ... (21 replies)
Stool softeners
Feb 5, 2012
... It's good that you're able to use only 1 stool softener. Eating a bowl of oatmeal every day with ground flax seed, 6 stewed prunes, and taking Citrucel twice a day helps me to maintain regularity and softer stools that are easier and less painful to pass. ... (4 replies)
... First of all I take 4 Citrucel chews every morning with a full glass of water. I eat a high fiber diet including flax shakes and I try to drink as much water as possible. I also take a product in the evening called "Calm" which is a magnesium citrate product that has helped with the bowels a lot. ... (2 replies)

Lazy Colon
Aug 7, 2013
... bly wants to rule out anything that might be causing a blockage like a polyp. A redundant colon can cause severe constipation. It means the colon has extra loops in it so it takes a lot of built up stool before you're able to pass it if at all. ... (3 replies)
... There IS hope! ... (5 replies)
Lazy Colon
Aug 8, 2013
... Thank you so much for your help and suggestions! I am going to try all of them and see if this gets things working again. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry it took me so long to check in. Went in for my surgery at noon yesterday, never got into surgery until around 7pm, had some bleeding issues in recovery room, but that was taken care of swiftly. My husband and I didn't get back home until 2 a.m.. ... (139 replies)
... if you are having frequent pain, look at how well you are staying on schedule. Keep ahead of the pain. ... (2 replies)
... Keep a diary of what you eat and how your digestive reacts to it and maybe you will make a correlation of what you eat causes so much gas and diarrhea. ... (1 replies)
... lie down after eating for at least 2 hours. some of the burping and vomiting could be acid reflux and the stomach ache and diarrhea could be IBS.Try Metamucil or Citrucel twice a day as it helps keep the water in the stool but at the same time add bulk to the stool as well. ... (4 replies)
... My husband is having fecal leakage. No warnings, just has leakage during various times of the day. ... (2 replies)
... Try Citrate of Magnesia, only 1 at first. Make sure you follow the directions on the bottle and it should give you an idea how long it should take for it to work. If it doesn't work then call the drug store and ask the pharmicist if it's okay to take another bottle. ... (4 replies)
... Metamucil, Citrucel, FiberCon, Benefiber... find the one you can afford and can tolerate and make it a regular part of your diet. Drink as much water as you possibly can. Purchase a liter sized bottle of water and drink at least two of them each day. Avoid carbonated beverages, coffee and aspartame... ... (3 replies)
... Have you tried using a lubricant and pushing the hem back in after each movement? ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. No. "Firewoman" is not a play on my hems, but it should be. Actually, in my younger days I was a big fan of the group called "The Cult" and their song Firewoman was one of my favorites. ... (12 replies)
... By taking the enema and laxatives you got rid of only what was in your rectum and sigmoid colon which is the lower part of the colon. Drink 64 oz. a day of water when taking osmotic laxatives and bulk forming laxatives like Metamucil or Citrucel. ... (5 replies)
... First of all, thanks everybody for your replies. For some reason I didn't get any notice in my email on them, and just discovered them online now, so sorry for the delay. ... (9 replies)
... owel movement then the suppository may not work for an hour or at all then you may need to use a oil bases enema. To keep yourself from getting this constipated in the future try eating oatmeal with ground flax seed ,cinnamon,and raisins in your oatmeal, 6 stewed prunes, an 8 oz. ... (4 replies)
... The worry is a HUGE part of it..not only about the tests and procedures, but about things like your trip. ... (20 replies)
... Normally I would advice seeing a doctor immediately if there is blood in the stool, just to rule out anything really serious, such as colon cancer,among other things. ... (11 replies)


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