It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Bowel Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-29-2008, 11:26 AM   #1
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: the world
Posts: 11
154ann HB User
is this normal??

i dont understand i have a pretty good diet but i poop once every 3 or 4 days. on occassions i go 2 times a day. but my longest frame without pooping was 13 days. that was way back in august but why? does anyone else have a problem like this?

 
Old 01-29-2008, 10:28 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(male)
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Charleston
Posts: 5,550
Harry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB User
Re: is this normal??

A person that does not have a BM every 3 days is considered constipated. You may need to see a doctor??

For Normal BMs a person needs 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily and it needs to be a combination of soluble and nonsoluble fiber, drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water daily and get a moderate amount of exercise daily.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-30-2008, 05:02 AM   #3
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: nj
Posts: 21
netters HB User
Re: is this normal??

Question:

(some background first) I had hemorroid surgery in Nov (external & internal). My doctor didn't explain any of the healing process before hand. I got kind of nervous with the pain, bleeding itching etc. (never had a surgery where more different healing symptoms arose during the recovery weeks). He now thinks I'm "too nervous" and I'm not going back to him for my final visit since he just rolls his eyes at me.

Anyway my question is I still have some days about 2 or 3 every week/week & 1/2 of bleeding after not a superhard but not a supersoft stool. Is this still a normal timeframe to be like this? If need be I will go to another dr. to followup. I'm just very upset and feel frustrated and regretful for this whole thing. (He originally said he would only do the external and did the internal too) found that part out after surgery.

thanks in advance for any replies.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Good laminectomy outcomes wanted (really, all experiences) standingman Back Problems 185 04-11-2011 09:58 AM
High RDW/RBC, Low MCV, MCH, and Hemoglobin, Normal Hematocrit cebby Blood and Blood Vessel 1 05-25-2009 12:56 PM
Doctor says labs are normal- are they? macs4life06 Thyroid Disorders 10 02-04-2009 04:11 PM
Lab results - Dr. says they are normal love2fishfork Thyroid Disorders 9 06-16-2008 08:34 AM
I think these results are normal....I wish I had something to BLAME this on! hopalong_too Thyroid Disorders 6 08-22-2007 10:49 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added











All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:25 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!