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... The internal hemorrhoid maybe causing some of the blood but also straining to force stool out will do that too. ... (4 replies)
... Everything you said makes perfect sense. We all are scared when first diagnosed because we don't know what to expect. ... (38 replies)
... 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. My doctor recommended the Citrucel twice a day and taking probiotics and eating yogurt. ... (4 replies)

... Actually, insoluble fibre does absorb liquids, it just doesn't dissolve in water. Think of wood, fabric, sponges..etc. They bulk the stool to keep it from getting compacted. ... (16 replies)
Sep 3, 2003
... propelling. Now I learned one thing for myself, just popping in the stool softeners didn't work. I paid the price dearly for the first 3 weeks with stools that reinjured me. ... (996 replies)
... s recommended that you take stool softeners that contain fiber to help BM. ... (2 replies)
Aug 27, 2003
... MRSE, I was completely disabled by my surgery, meaning that my husband had to do EVERYTHING for me for the first month. From the start, I couldn't go to the bathroom on the toilet. My surgeon had given me a postop sheet instructing to go to the bathroom in a tub full of water. ... (996 replies)
... LOL..I've never tried aloe vera juice, but those who I talk to about UC mention to drink the gel and not the juice since the juice has laxative properties. ... (16 replies)
Oct 23, 2003
... Anitraw, I guess your surgeon wants to do another hemorrhoidectomy on you in the future, because he wants you to return to the same diet that probably caused your hemorrhoid in the first place. ... (996 replies)
... Here is what I came up with for things to do when I was researching surgery. I also tried to organize things into a reasonable timeline of when things should be occurring. Hopefully this will be of use to someone else also. ... (131 replies)
Oct 15, 2003
... anitraw, it is not normal not to have a bm after 1 week. You aren't having the right kind of after surgery diet. The fact that you had to have a lax in the ER should have been a clue. After that you should immediately have bought a bottle of colace 100 mg. ... (996 replies)
... Try using a glycerin suppository to soften the stool that is in the rectum that you can't pass. This can take as little as 20 minutes to work or as long as an 1 hour. ... (2 replies)
Backed up poop
May 25, 2013
... Anal sphincter won't relax can't pass softs or liguid dont about if miralax will work anymore lower gut is in so much pain now I can feel it up to my chest now (2 replies)
Backed up poop
May 19, 2013
... I have been constipated to the point of it hurting to breathe because my abdomen was so extended and hard. It's very uncomfortable and painful to be that constipated. ... (2 replies)
... If it has already been a week then you need to see a doctor right away as you could have a fecal impaction or a bowel obstruction. What have you tried to do so far to remedy the constipation ? ... (15 replies)
... I have IBS with constipation alternating with bouts of explosive diarrhea since 1996. I have had to change my eating habits,what kinds of beverages I drink less soda and lots more water, and bowel habits. ... (5 replies)
Is this normal???
Jun 13, 2005
... Hi....I don't like to have a bm in a public toilet either for various reasons....I don't think it's a bad thing. ... (3 replies)
... ann, Thank you for sharing the article. It seems to fall in line with Robyns' experiences. I guess eliminating the evening wine would not be responsible for softer, stickier stool. ... (298 replies)
... Sorry for not getting to you sooner. ... (5 replies)

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