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Unusual Bowel Movements

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  • Posted By: Lord Phantom
  • March 25, 2007
  • 05:32 AM

I am an 18 year old female,5'6", 115lb.
A few years ago I noticed my stools were pokey and it hurt to use the restroom. I began to drink more water and the problem went away. About a month ago I noticed my bowel movements were not normal. I had started getting constant diarreha. I was not sick at that time. I thought it was my diet, so I began drinking more water and watching what I ate. After a week or two I noticed my bowel movements getting more strange. I would have diarreha one moment, then the next I would be constipated, then have the runs again. A few days ago I noticed there was blood when I wiped after I went to the bathroom. It hurt real bad and I am starting to dred going to the bathroom. There was no blood in my stool, just when I wiped.

I take Iderall every night before bedtime for my migraines as well as birth controle. I also take Imatrex when I get a migraine. I have been taking all these pills for about 6 months and never had a problem like this till now.

I have no insurance so I don't want to go to the doctors if it's something simple that can be done. Any suggestions?


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  • It's possible that your meds are affecting the speed of your digestion (thus the constipation and diarrhea mix.) I would see your prescribing doctor(s) to see if that is a possible side effect.
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