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Old 09-01-2003, 06:13 PM   #1
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Post only use bathroom 2 times a week

im gonna go a little deep but bare with me....i usally goto the bathroom 2 times a WEEK. i can go every day but i dont feel the need to for a couple days....when i do its pretty big and alot and sometimes has blood but i think its from the skin around the anal lightly splitting cause its not alot and it hasnt happend lately. also when i do go i cant get it all out if u know what i mean....i can feel it trying to go out but i cant push it out so i dont that normal? well please give me some ideas on how to go more often and how to get rid of my problem. thanks

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Old 09-01-2003, 07:52 PM   #2
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I think you need to eat more fiber,and talk to your DR. You sound like you have constipation somewhat. You would be better of if your BM was softer.So it wouldn't make you bleed. Plus you need to move your bowels more regularly. Hope this helps.

Old 09-02-2003, 10:40 AM   #3
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I have the same problems. By reading the message boards it has helped me a lot. I received a lot of good tips. Here's some that have helped me....Drink lots and lots of water....take 400-600mg of Magnesium per day....add whole psyllium husks to juice or another drink in the morning (only add 1/2 or less of the recommended dose because your body has to get use to this slowly or you will get stomach cramps)...also STAY AWAY FROM CARBONATED BEVERAGES (they dehydrate you and cause the stool to be hard and unpassable). Good luck, let me know how it works for you.

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