Defecation

Defecation is the act of eliminating solid or semi-solid waste from the digestive tract. Muscular contractions in the colon help move the fecal matter through the colon.

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Please suggest home remedies for hot sensation in the anus.

Query: Hi doctor, What are some of the home remedies for burning sensation of the Anus? What is the reason for this burning sensation? It happens whenever I eat outside food. Though I did not eat more spicy food, why it is happening.  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The following are the causes for burning sensation in the anus. Spicy foods Hard food such as bread that causes constipation Less water consumption Excess tea and coffee consumption Foods that easily causes heat in the body Frequent diarrhea o...  Read Full »

My vaginal walls are collapsed and cervix has shifted to right side. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have endometriosis, diagnostic or excision lap was done three years back. Recently I have had GI symptoms including extreme pain on defecation, rectal bleeding with a period, and tenesmus. Last exam showed a nodule in my vaginal wall and ultrasound showed left ovarian endometrioma. ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You seem to be suffering a lot at this young age of 25 years. From your history and examination findings, I feel there is deep infiltrating endometriosis. Usually, bowel symptoms, distended bowels into the vagina, nodules in ligament could mean that....  Read Full »

Are urination and defecation related to implantation bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it normal to poop and urinate often during implantation bleeding?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no relation of implantation bleeding with frequent urination and defecation. Implantation bleeding usually occurs about 9th day after ovulation, and no bowel symptoms accompany it.  Read Full »

I have stomach pain and swollen ankles. What could be the problem?

Query: Hello Doctor, Since 1 month I have been suffering from stomach problem. Whenever I eat something, I immediately have stomach pain and pass stools. There is swelling in both the ankles. I feel weak. What could be the problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. The stomach ache may be due to peptic ulcer. If the pain increases after consuming food, then the location of ulcer is in the stomach. Hence, such patients hesitate to eat food despite hunger. On the other hand, if the abdominal pain is seen before food and the pain su...  Read Full »

Why do I defecate several times in a day?

Query: Hello doctor, I defecate almost five times a day. My stool is hard most often. This caused me an anal fissure which I am currently recovering from. My diet is high in protein. I eat fruits and salad on daily basis. Is this normal? Could it be a sign of colon cancer? I am currently taking Daflon for...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are unlikely to be due to colon cancer. Colon cancer can be present with variable symptoms such as constipation, vomiting, bleeding through anus and significant weight loss. Many people experience hard stools as part of irritable bowel syndrome. I su...  Read Full »

My poop is normal but I am worried about the frequency. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been defecating four to five times a day for the last four to five months. I have not sensed any symptoms like fatigue, weight loss, or blood in the stool. The poop is completely normal. I am worried about the frequency.  Read Full »


Dr. Sudeb Mukherjee Mukherjee

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be a case of functional diarrhea. An abnormal passage of a small volume stool at an increased frequency is most likely due to rectal urgency. You can get the stool tested for OPC (ova/parasite/cyst). If it is negative, do not worry. There is nothing abnorma...  Read Full »

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