Hi I am a 71 year old male and have recently experienced a change of bowl habits. I used to have a bowel movement every day, and in the last few months its changed to once every other day. I am vegetarian and eat a lot of fiber and roughage and nothing in my diet has changed. Does your metabolism slow down as you age? Other than frequency, the stool itself seems normal.
For the last 6 months or so I have had changes in bowel movements and frequency in urination. In the last month it has gotten steadily worse. I have been tested for pregnancy, kidney infection, and a uti. All have been negative. I don t understand why I have to pee every five minutes but continue to be constipated. The internet is a scary thing... everything is pointing to late stage ovarian cancer or a tumor pressing on my bladder. I am 26 years old and up till the last six months have been healthy.
I have a 5 year old grandson that has had difficulty with constipation for many years since age 2. Now for the last 1 or more he has been defication on his pants, not telling any one. It is now a problem in school. What would cause this type of behavior and what can be done.
When I suddenly have the feeling that I have to use the Bathroom. I can t hold it In couple of minutes the stool starts coming out and it is embarrassing. I always have to carry an extra underwear and wet tissue towels when I go out. What is the reason and is there a cure.I m 52 yr. old now and I worry about my coming old age. Thank you!
HI Dr. Narasi, I am a 22 year old male. My stomach makes loud noises all the time and I have had this problem for last 5 years intermittently with occasional constipation. Recently I have had flaky stool and some stomach pain. Are this possible symptoms for IBS or something worse?
That's my first time to ask a doctor through net, but i've been going to doctors for 3 years now and i'm sick of it.
My stomach hurts a lot and i have constant constipation (up till 10 days or more), unless i'm on laxatives, i have a baloon shapped stomach although i'm not that fat, and it hurts most of the time after eating, although when i dont eat for a while (ex. more that 5 hours ) it doesnt hurts.
Now i have dippresion from that issue i wish i become skinny, with flat tumme, no pain, and lose like 7 to 10 kg wiegh
Hi, I am just a bit concerned, I suffer from constant constipation and experience a small amount of blood after each movement, I have been checked for hemaroids before and there have been found to be none present. Tonight I had a rather painful stool and I ended up with quite a lot of blood present, three to four tablespoons worth. This has never happened before, I have been suffering from terrible adominal cramps and pain for the past six weeks especially before and after a bowel movement. I have also been feeling quite lethargic and rundown and have been nauseaous for months now when it comes to food. I thought I had a stomach bug but am starting to think it may be something else. Can you help me with any advice please?
Constant Constipation being treated with Mirra Lax once a day, Bloating and short of breath causing some shortness of breath. This is causing a great deal of Anxiety causing sleep problems. Trying veggies and some fruits. I am 91 and the bloating is severe. I do take a lot of medications for diabetes and Atrial Fib along with Warfarin. My name is John Roberts
My dad had colonography and yest consultabt said they found 2 huge polyps 35 mm each and further come cancer. We are very worried. He has had anemia since 1 year but no othet symptoms. All blood tests inc crp and liver function were clear. Would a...
What is the best over the counter hemorroid cream for instant relief. I live near a Walmart, and I will gomas soon as I hear from you. This just showed up last night out of the blue, there is a buldge and it feels like its burning. Then I searched...