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5-6 Year Ongoing Undiagnosed Bowel Problems

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  • Posted By: dmcneice
  • October 31, 2011
  • 07:19 AM

Ok heres my story.

I am a 24 year old male.

For as long as i can remember, at least the last 6 years or more ive been having bowel problems.

I go up to 6 times per day, the stool consistency is not liquid and it is not hard (in fact on the stool chart it is perfect consistency).

The easiest time of the day to go for me is upon wakening, however i usually spend 5-10 minutes per bowel motion. I sit there and do not strain, just wait for a wave and then let it out so to speak.

The problem over the years has led to the development of hemorrhoids, and just recently a rectal prolapse, which i am on a waiting list to have it repaired.

My diet consists of adequate amounts of fibre spread out through the day, plenty of water and lots of fruits and vegetables. My diet a few years before that consisted of junk food, but the healthy diet just seems to make the stools more formed, doesnt fix the problem of needing to go.

Other things that can rule out other diseases:
I have NO pain
I do not feel sick or bloated
No Bleeding
I have no other symptoms anywhere

Tests Performed:
Colonoscopy last year was clear
LFT's, U&E's, eGFR, Cholesterol, Anti-Gliaden Test, CRP - All normal

My head is telling me this is a structural abnormality near the lowest end of the bowel, but my worry is, this problem caused my rectal prolapse, and if i do not fix this problem, then i will inevitably get another one.

Any idea's/help would be greatly appreciated.


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