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Don't understand
Jul 1, 2012
... constipation since I was a toddler. I was hospitalized once when I was a kid for the constipation. I don't ever remember my back hurting but do know that it hurt to sit down as it it felt like I was sitting on a sharp rock and my stomach hurt a lot and it would get hard. ... (10 replies)
... 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. Try walking for twenty minutes every day as it helps to move stool along the colon faster. ... (5 replies)
... ety and stress levels have affected my bowels... mainly gurgling, loose, increased frequency for a few days while going through a stressful activity... then back to normal. Normal for me has always been a bm every 1 or 2 days, and every now and then "cloggers" as my son calls them... ... (2 replies)

... A person needs to intake 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily to have normal BMs. THe fiber needs to be a combination of both soluble and insoluble fiber. ... (2 replies)
Sep 26, 2003
... I just returned from my appointment a few hours ago. Unfortunately, I didn't get your follow up posts before I had to leave. Yes, I knew a rectal exam would be necessary. ... (996 replies)
... Be sure you are eating lots of fresh fruits and veggies in addition to using metamucil. Also add prune juice to your daily routine if you haven't already done that. Get plenty of exercise. You mention having to urinate a lot. ... (10 replies)
... minutes before taking the suppository can give peristalsis a bit of kick start in hopes that it will help the suppository to work faster and hopefully it will make it easier to go and a lot less straining and forcing the hard stool out. ... (2 replies)
... Try using a glycerin suppository to soften any stool that is hard and dry stuck in your rectum and probably won't pass without excessively straining to force it out and aggravate the hemorrhoid. This can take as little time as 20 minutes to work and long as an hour. Drink lots of water like 64 oz. ... (3 replies)
... Make sure that you go back and read all of the previous posts!!! I was also in horrible pain and was bleeding. It has been about 8 weeks for me and I am much better now! ... (118 replies)
... well, what I would suggest ot you is to get started on them NOW. They take up to 3 days to relly get through your system and work. You don't want to start the soluable fiber supplement just after surgery because you will need to know beforehand, what type is right for you amd how much is right for you. ... (11 replies)
... I suffered 2 diverticulitis attacks within a month, one severe enough to warrant a 5 day hospital stay. Yes, diverticula can rupture. That can lead to peritonitis which requires emergency surgery. ... (3 replies)
... actually if you look closer at my diet, I only replaced rice with oatmeal 2 times a day and added 2 bananas and 1 apple to any normal meal. ... (43 replies)
... I have given up the lomotil. It gave me grinding headaches though it did help with the leakage. Now I'm continuing eith the Align and metamucil wafer and it actually seems to be helping. I'm going to start Questran this weekend to see if it firms things up. ... (56 replies)
... nning to start drinking 6 now also you say we need 25 grams of fiber a day right ,well this new chewable tablets of fiber choise is 2 grams per tablet so id have to take heck alot to make 25 grams in a day and the stuff was 13. ... (36 replies)
... I'm going to switch from Citrucel to Metamucil. ... (4 replies)
Sep 23, 2003
... I remember as a teen having sometimes to digitally take out my own stools. I was really embarrassed about this, but one day broke down and confessed to my mom. She never said much about it, as I don't think she had any suggestions herself. ... (996 replies)
... Try taking Cirtucel or metamucil 3 times daily with two 8 oz. glasses of water after each dose. This does take up to 72 hours before you have a bowel movement. Drink an 8 oz. ... (1 replies)
Colonic Inertia?
Jul 18, 2012
... You could possibly avoid surgery by getting at least 30 minutes a day of exercising,taking Citrucel or Metamucil 3 times a day,drink at least 64 oz. a day of water,eat pears.prunes,apricots,pumpkin or acorn or butternut squash,yams,carrots. ... (1 replies)
... conventional hemorrhoidectomy. First day was endless exhausting day of trying to pee, trying to control bowels, cleaning the bathroom and myself from poop, mucus and blood. Sorry, this is graphic, but this is how it is. ... (131 replies)
... I don't know how you drink that much water daily. The importantant thing is to drink enough when you take Metamucil because if you don't it will constipate you. ... (10 replies)

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