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An example is the medication linaclotide (Linzess), which can help speed up the intestines so a person has more bowel movements. The bottom line Pooping is a natural function of the body.


You have severe pain with bowel movements. Your constipation has lasted more than 2 weeks. The size, shape, and consistency of your stool has changed dramatically.


“However, absence of bowel movement for two weeks is usually associated with very hard and dry BM’s causing pellet-like stools, feeling of incomplete evacuation, abdominal pain and bloating. “This can form a fecal impaction which can cause a colon blockage and abdominal distention [expansion] due to bowel obstruction.


I have tried stool softeners, laxatives, enemas with no real success. The only drug that will allow me have a bowel movement is magnesium citrate which I have only used a few times because I am scared to use it regularly. I did go see a gastrinologist about a month ago who told me to drink more cokes (cafinated drinks) and to eat more fatty foods.


I have not been able to ppo for months. I go just small amount like i am a rabit. Sometimes I go 10 days with no bowel movement at all? Now my left lower stomach feel like there the something in it, I have been to the Dr. several times but nothing he gives me helps and since my pain level is not severe he doesnt take it to seroiusly. I think I might die.


Depending on your diet, age, and daily activity, regularity can mean anything from three bowel movements a day to three each week. As fecal material sits in the colon, the harder the stool becomes ...


Some people have less than a bowel movement a week and are not bothered by this at all, while others may find this physically uncomfortable or emotionally distressing. Just as there is no 'magic' number of bowel movements that an individual should have, there is also no magic number that defines when constipation is a medical problem requiring ...


No bowel movement for 2 weeks. ... As the topic said, I haven't had a movement in 2 weeks. Yes.. nothing at all. I don't feel the urge too, either. I've tried all my usual remedies. Laxitives, caffiene, apples and even beer! Nothing! Now I should tell you that all my life I have gone 4-5 days w/o a BM and it was quite normal. This however, is not.


A brown bowel movement is best. Stool should be any shade of brown or green. "Typically, the food you eat takes three days from consumption to becoming waste," says Gabriel Neal, MD, a family medicine doctor and clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine."If your stool is on the greener side, it may have taken a shorter time to digest, but it's general...


Here are my symptoms:Frequent urge to go to bathroomNothing comes out mostly/Sometimes all liquid/Sometimes pellet to 1 inch green bean sizeStomach feels full after eating like I should have a big bowel movement and then little or nothing comes outStomach PainsLots of GasUpper digestive tract discomfortThis been going on for over 10 days.