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Bowel Dysfunction

Bowel dysfunction is a condition that affects the digestive system. The main function of the digestive system is to break down food into smaller particles to be absorbed into the bloodstream. When people have bowel dysfunction, this process may not work properly. Constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, and nausea are all caused due to bowel dysfunction.

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Can a side back pain affect continuous bowel movement?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past three to four months, I have been experiencing some sort of a side back pain when I turn or twist to the right. I also noticed that I have been having loose stools as well, all this period. I went to the hospital for a check up and was asked to go for a scan. I did the sc...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. Sorry for the discomfort you are having. I have seen your USG (ultrasonography) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it is normal. Side lower back pain with continuous bowel movements that is loose stool is an unusual...  Read Full »

I experience pain and difficulty with bowel movements. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing difficulty with proper bowel movements, particularly feeling more pain in the lower rectum while sitting on the stool. After passing stool, I feel as though my bowel movement is incomplete. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Considering the information provided, it seems you might be encountering symptoms indicative of constipation and rectal discomfort. Constipation, characterized by infrequent or challenging bowel movements, can stem from various factors...  Read Full »

My mother has uncontrollable bowel movement from morning. How to help her?

Query: Hi doctor,My mother is 81 years old suffering from a fever of 100.4 degrees Farenheit and cold. She has been having LBM since this morning. From morning, her bowel movement is uncontrollable. What to do? What can be given to her?  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Mild fever is common during cold and there is no need to worry. Please mention the meaning of LBM. Please mention whether she has a sore throat or breathlessness.   Read Full »

I have bowel incontinence issues and severe pain. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have bowel incontinence issues and severe pain due to receptive anal intercourse and traumatization. I had rectal mucosa prolapse six years back. Anogenital warts were excised two years back, and hemorrhoidectomy, excision, and fulguration of anal lesions were performed later. I am a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history and attached report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The procedure you mentioned is definitely for rectal prolapse, and it is necessary considering your hist...  Read Full »

Why do I have bowel dysfunction and breathing problems?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34-year-old male with a height of 170 cm and a weight of 86 kilograms. I am a non-smoker and do not drink alcohol. Currently, my problems are gas formation, an uneasy feeling in my stomach after taking food, and a lack of energy. My bowel does not get clear properly and I feel ti...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. It seems to be due to lack of exercise, constipation, and consumption of oily spicy foods. Do an ultrasound of the abdomen and liver function test to know the current status of the liver. I suggest you to follow a...  Read Full »

What are the harmful effects of masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a male with a weight of 60 kilograms and a height of six feet two inches. When I masturbate, I have a weird liquid coming out of my anus after ejaculation. It is transparent. There is an absence of pain. It discharges only on masturbation. I do not have any issues with my bowel moveme...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A liquid that flows out of your anus does not have any relation with your prostate fluid or semen. There is a more unlikely chance to have a painless condition when prostate fluid flows out through the anus. This symptom is never observed in healthy men. While mastu...  Read Full »

I have had loose stools, mucus in the stools, and incomplete bowel movements for the past year. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, In the past year, I have had the following symptoms: A lot of undigested food in stool, mainly vegetables. The stool is almost completely odorless. Mucus in the stool. Loose stools. Incomplete bowel movements. Narrow stools. What could the problem be? I also had a clear colonoscop...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. This can be due to problems with the small bowel. Small bowel diarrhea can be due to various things, namely celiac disease, non-celiac enteropathy, certain small bowel infections, and some small bowel allergies. This requires a thorough cl...  Read Full »

I have abdominal pain after eating food and it gets worse during bedtime. Is it due to SIBO?

Query: Hello doctor, I have abdominal pain after eating and it gets worse during bedtime. Is it SIBO, disintegrated bowel coil, or anything else? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your case and attached reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) of the ultrasound and CT (computed tomography) scan. Ultrasound raised a query of right-sided renal fullness which was cleared on the CT scan, so nothing alarming fr...  Read Full »

I have difficulty swallowing, upset bowel, etc. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old-male, with a height of 5'10 and a weight of 176.37 Ibs. I have problems like not feeling hungry, having pulsating pain in my left thighs (earlier it was near calf muscles), a change in bowel habits from once a day to three times a day, and mucus discharge with no blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Shoaib Javeed Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query with diligence. In my opinion, the best next step forward would be a stool analysis. The stool analysis would help to confirm any signs of an infection, and if an infection is ruled out, then there is no point in treating you with antib...  Read Full »

I have irregular bowel movements with no constipation or pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having an irregular bowel movement for almost a week now. I do not feel constipated and do not have any stomach pains. The only time I was able to successfully relieve myself twice throughout the week but I believe it was caused by the laxatives I took. I am concerned and w...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The duration of symptoms is short. I would suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Take probiotics either yogurt daily or commercially available probiotics for a proper one week. Take psyllium...  Read Full »

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