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Fleet Enema - What is the difference between constipation and fecal impaction?

First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the... read more

Linzess - How long before it starts working?

I've had chronic constipation for 30 yrs nothing works. I'm currently on day 13 with no bowel movement and day 3 of linzess 145, all I've had is a little bit of gas nothing else. How long should I give before I bump it up to the higher dose?

How soon after your first dose of MOVANTIK should you expect your first bowel movement?

My doctor has given me a three dose sample pack of MOVANTIK and when do you recommend taking your daily dose, i.e. morning or bedtime? Also how soon should you expect your first bowel movement? Thank you for any assistance provided.

Does black stool mean colon cancer?

What does it mean when your stool is black? With bowel movments twice a day I only see black stool after I exercise sometimes or out of the blue some days. I take seroquel xr and a vitamen d supplement.

Should I take pain relievers for gas pains or lower belly pain from IBS?

I have continous belly pain from the mid right side through lower belly to left side. It is relieved somewhat by having a bowel movement. I am wondering if I should try tylenol or Ibuprofen for relief. Thanks!

Fleet Enema - Does an enema cause mucus to be expelled from the rectum?

I took Miralax last night (it didn't move my bowels) and took an enema this afternoon which produced small bowel movement (which was not loose) and an hour later I had mucus expelled from my rectum. Is this normal?

How is constipation treated in dogs who are on tramadol?

My dog is on tramadol due to pain in the back. Has not had a bowel movement since early on 12/30/13.

Victoza - I am having an extremely hard time with hard bowel movements, anybody else having this?

... problem? Presently taking 1.8mg. dose for approx. a mo. No weight loss yet. I have to use Mag. Citrate in order to break up the log jam and then it goes the other way for a few days and then back to being bound up. Anybody else having this problem?

Lots of gas and very little bowel movement. bowels movement is often but with little success?

I cannot have a good bowel movement any longer. They come more often with some amount of bowel movement. A lot of gas build up is associated with the bowel movement and mucus.

Would a stomach ulcer cause bloody stools?

36 hours ago I was informed I had a stomach ulcer. I am to take Carafate 4 times a day. Today with both bowel movements there was bloody stools and obvious blood when wiped. Should I contact doctor or wait it out?

Anal Fissure and Fistula - Best way to clean after bowel movement?

Hi, after I have a bowel movement, what is the best thing to use to clean yourself? Wet toilet paper? I heard baby wipes was bad. Also, I was thinking about using a 100% Aloe Vera gel in and around the anal fissure, but doesn't the area in and around the fissure need to be clean first? If so,... read more

I have been taking two tablespoons of lactulose a day for 10 days and I'm not having any results?

I get a lot of wind and with a fair amount of straining I might go 15% of what I would consider a normal bowel movement. I don't know if I am taking it at the wrong time of day or what but I need help.

Had diarrhea roughly 5-10min after taking medication should I retake them?

I know this is a stupid question but this morning i took 50mg of sertraline had a notmal bowel movement roughly 5-10 min after i ate my breakfast then had to rush to the bathroom and had diarrhea is there any chance i pooped out my sertraline if so should i redose

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