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  Won't have a bowel movement on the potty - BabyCenter
Won't have a bowel movement on the potty - BabyCenter
Won't have a bowel movement on the potty
Most children who refuse to toilet (they'll have their bowel movements in their diapers, disposable training pants, or pants, but not in the toilet) have had problems with constipation.
www.babycenter.com /0_wont-have-a-bowel-movement-on-the-potty_4417.bc   (989 words)

  
  Are Your Bowels Moving?
Constipation (what TV ads call irregularity) means that you're not moving your bowels often enough, and your bowel movements are harder and drier than normal.
Diarrhea means you have to move your bowels often, and your bowel movements are loose, mushy, and watery.
But blood in a bowel movement can also mean a more serious problem, especially if you also feel weak or sick with nausea, pain, cramps, or diarrhea.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/stay_healthy/body/bowel.html   (976 words)

  
 Bowel movement-improving food products - Patent 5126143   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bowel movement-improving food products incorporating dietary fibers in total amount of 10 to 50% by weight based on the whole products, said dietary fibers comprising hardly water-soluble dietary fibers and readily water-soluble dietary fibers at a ratio of 1:2-30 parts by weight and 10% by weight or more of the former being hemicellulose.
A method for improving bowel movement which comprises administering to a patient the bowel movement-improving food product according to claim 1 at a daily dose of 5-25 g in adults in terms of the total amount of dietary fibers.
No improvement in bowel movement was observed in 3 of the 7 in "Period 1", but bowel movement was improved in 2 of the 3 in "Period 3".
www.freepatentsonline.com /5126143.html   (3386 words)

  
 Movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nastic movements, rapid, reversible responses to non-directional stimuli
Movement (music), a large division of a larger composition or musical form
Zionist youth movement, organisations that are formed for Jewish and Zionist youth around the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Movement   (248 words)

  
 Bowel transit time
Bowel transit time is simply the amount of time (hours) it takes for a meal to travel from the mouth, through the digestive tract and for its waste by-products to be eliminated through a bowel movement.
Bowel transit time tests are done by health care practitioners to better understand and evaluate abnormalities in patients.
Bowel transit time can be tested in the comfort of your own home and done so on a regular basis.
www.puristat.com /coloncleansing/boweltransittime.asp   (1174 words)

  
 The McDougall Newsletter September 2002 - Perfect BM
Interest in bowel movements may seem perverse to many, but is actually a very common source of worry for most people and a topic of discussion for more of us than you can imagine.
A bowel movement occurs when feces present in the rectum cause distention, which leads to reflex contraction of the smooth muscles of the rectum and relaxation of the anal sphincter.
The active passage of the bowel movement is often accompanied by rectal pain and bright red rectal bleeding.
www.nealhendrickson.com /mcdougall/020900puinsearchofperfectbowelmovement.htm   (2881 words)

  
 Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the intestines that leads to crampy pain, gassiness, bloating, and changes in bowel habits.
The stool then passes through the colon by a pattern of movements to the left side of the colon, where it is stored until a bowel movement occurs.
Normal bowel movements range from as many as three stools a day to as few as three a week.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/930590639.html   (1022 words)

  
 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common medical disorder that is characterized by chronic abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating and changes in bowel habits.
Symptoms associated with IBS include bloating, passage of mucus or straining with bowel movements, a sense of incomplete evacuation after bowel movements, or a sense of urgency to move the bowels.
The leftover matter—the stool—then passes through the colon with a pattern of movements to the left side of the colon, where it is stored until a bowel movement occurs.
www.healthywomen.org /healthtopics/irritablebowelsyndrome   (888 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Bowel retraining
Prior to beginning a bowel training program, you should receive a thorough physical examination to identify the cause of the fecal incontinence and treat any correctable disorders, such as a fecal impaction or infectious diarrhea.
Establish a set time for daily bowel movements; choose a time that is convenient for you, keeping in mind your daily schedule.
Bowel movements may also be stimulated by using a suppository (glycerin or Dulcolax) or a small enema.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003971.htm   (835 words)

  
 Constipation: Bowel Movements
Straining during bowel movements or the feeling of incomplete evacuation may also be reported as constipation.
Although there is no absolute rule on the number of bowel movements a cat should have each day, most healthy adult cats have one or two.
Many people who are not constipated, but who believe that daily bowel movements are important, resort to using laxatives to achieve their objective.
www.lycos.com /info/constipation--bowel-movements.html   (561 words)

  
 Bowel incontinence
Opium derivatives (paregoric or codeine) increase intestinal tone and decreases movement of the bowel, and diphenoxylate (lomotil) decreases movement of the bowel and slows the movement of stool through the bowel.
Bowel incontinence often happens as a result of a deceased ability of the rectal sphincter to handle large amounts of liquid stool.
Most people who have bowel incontinence due to a lack of sphincter control, or decreased awareness of the urge to defecate, may benefit from a bowel retraining program and exercise therapies aimed at restoring normal muscle tone.
www.umm.edu /ency/article/003135trt.htm   (1329 words)

  
 Bowel Obstruction Alert - HTML
Many clients of the Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Mental Retardation are at increased risk of bowel problems because of inability or limited ability to move, limited diets, use of certain prescription medications, cognitive limitations, and behaviors due to their conditions.
The pattern of bowel movements can be considered normal if it does not represent a change in the client’s usual frequency or character of stool and if passing the stool is not associated with discomfort (pain).
Constipation may lead to complications including fecal impaction, ulceration, bowel obstruction, sigmoid volvulus (the bowel twisting in a loop), incontinence of stool, rectal prolapse, urinary retention, and even dizziness (and falls).
www.ombudmhmr.state.mn.us /alerts/bowelobstruction.htm   (1585 words)

  
 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Some people with IBS have constipation (difficult or infrequent bowel movements); others have diarrhea (frequent loose stools, often with an urgent need to move the bowels); and some people experience both.
The stool then passes through the colon by a pattern of movements to the left side of the colon, where it is stored until a bowel movement occurs.
Colon motility (contraction of intestinal muscles and movement of its contents) is controlled by nerves and hormones and by electrical activity in the colon muscle.
www.fbhc.org /Patients/Modules/irrbowel.cfm   (1636 words)

  
 Colon Cancer: BLOOD AFTER BOWEL MOVEMENT
This morning after a bowel movement I noticed that there was some bright red blood on the paper.
An acute fissure is usually due to altered bowel habits while a chronic fissure may be either due to poor bowel habits, overly tight or spastic anal sphincter muscles, scarring or an underlying medical problem.
Bowel habits are improved with a high fiber diet, bulking agents (fiber supplements), stool softeners, and plenty of fluids to avoid constipation and promote the passage of soft stools.
en.allexperts.com /q/Colon-Cancer-999/BLOOD-BOWEL-MOVEMENT.htm   (1293 words)

  
 Causes of Bowel (Fecal) Incontinence   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Normal bowel elimination, or continence, relies on proper functioning of the muscles and nerves of the rectum and anal canal.
Rectal prolapse is often due to straining with bowel movements, physical and/or neurological changes to the floor of the abdomen, or effects of obesity.
Bowel surgery or colectomy, made necessary by a number of diseases, can shorten the length of the bowel, leaving less space for absorption of liquid.
www.bowel-incontinence.org /bowel-incontinence/fecal-incontinence-causes.htm   (755 words)

  
 Bowel retraining
Prior to beginning a bowel training program, you should receive a thorough physical examination to identify the cause of the fecal incontinence and treat any correctable disorders, such as a fecal impaction or infectious diarrhea.
Establish a set time for daily bowel movements; choose a time that is convenient for you, keeping in mind your daily schedule.
Digital stimulation should be performed every day to stimulate bowel movement, until a pattern of regular bowel movements is established.
www.umm.edu /ency/article/003971.htm   (915 words)

  
 Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Keep Kids Healthy
Movements of the colon propel the contents slowly back and forth but mainly toward the rectum.
Normal bowel movements range from as many as three stools a day to as few as three a week.
A normal movement is one that is formed but not hard, contains no blood, and is passed without cramps or pain.
www.keepkidshealthy.com /welcome/conditions/irritable_bowel_syndrome.html   (1556 words)

  
 Constipation & Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Information & Help
Constipation, both chronic and intermittent, is often a symptom of Irritable Bowel Syndrome as defined by the Rome II diagnostic guidelines.
The doctor may ask a patient to describe his or her constipation, including duration of symptoms, frequency of bowel movements, consistency of stools, presence of blood in the stool, and toilet habits (how often and where one has bowel movements).
The same bowel cleansing used for the barium x ray is needed to clear the bowel of waste.
www.helpforibs.com /footer/constipation.asp   (2897 words)

  
 Bowel Obstruction Alert - HTML
Many clients of the Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Mental Retardation are at increased risk of bowel problems because of inability or limited ability to move, limited diets, use of certain prescription medications, cognitive limitations, and behaviors due to their conditions.
The pattern of bowel movements can be considered normal if it does not represent a change in the client’s usual frequency or character of stool and if passing the stool is not associated with discomfort (pain).
A 48-year-old man, with schizophrenia, emphysema, hepatitis, and a seizure disorder, died of a small bowel obstruction, renal failure, and multisystem organ failure.
www.state.mn.us /ebranch/ommhr/alerts/bowelobstruction.htm   (1585 words)

  
 Are Your Bowels Moving?
Constipation (what TV ads call irregularity) means that you're not moving your bowels often enough, and your bowel movements are harder and drier than normal.
Diarrhea means you have to move your bowels often, and your bowel movements are loose, mushy, and watery.
But blood in a bowel movement can also mean a more serious problem, especially if you also feel weak or sick with nausea, pain, cramps, or diarrhea.
kidshealth.org /kid/stay_healthy/body/bowel.html   (976 words)

  
 Constipation
A sense of incomplete evacuation of the rectum with a bowel movement
Children may postpone having a bowel movement because of stressful toilet training or because they do not want to interrupt their play.
Bowel habit alterations can include constipation, diarrhea, and a mixed pattern in which the bowels alternate between that of diarrhea and constipation.
www.med.umich.edu /1libr/aha/umconstipation.htm   (1167 words)

  
 Bowel movement - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The Bowel Movement was a famous socio-political movement, more commonly known as the civil rights movement.
The Bowel Movement peaked in the 1960s, when a rally led by King covered the streets of Washington D.C. in brown.
Martin Short was one of the leading figures in the Bowel Movement.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Bowel_movement   (330 words)

  
 "MY 3 1/2-YEAR-OLD SON IS REFUSING TO HAVE A BOWEL MOVEMENT ON THE TOILET?"
His bowel movements are soft, but not at all regular at any time of the day.
When their bowel movements are somewhat predictable, you can have them wear the diaper just when it is time to poop.
My son, Jonathan, would usually put on the diaper after breakfast to have a bowel movement, then change to underpants for the rest of the day (of course, he was also in a diaper for sleeping, too).
www.askdrsears.com /faq/az7.asp   (753 words)

  
 Information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the intestines that leads to crampy pain, gassiness, bloating, and changes in bowel habits.
Irritable bowel syndrome causes a great deal of discomfort and distress, but it does not cause permanent harm to the intestines and does not lead to intestinal bleeding of the bowel or to a serious disease such as cancer.
Some doctors prescribe drugs that control colon muscle spasms, drugs that slow the movement of food through the digestive system, tranquilizers, or antidepressant drugs, all of which may relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
www.healthnewsflash.com /conditions/irritable_bowel_syndrome.php   (1747 words)

  
 Digestive disorders - diverticular disease, irritable bowel syndrome, hepatitis
Inflammatory bowel diseases - Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic disorder that causes an inflamed and swollen digestive tract or intestinal wall.
More specifically, constipation may involve pain during the passage of a bowel movement, the inability to pass a bowel movement after straining or pushing for more than 10 minutes, or no bowel movements after more than 3 days.
Irritable bowel syndrome - Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal condition characterized by abdominal pain and cramps; changes in bowel movements (diarrhea, constipation, or both); gassiness; bloating; nausea; and other symptoms.
digestive-disorders.health-cares.net   (1534 words)

  
 Multiple Sclerosis and Bowel Symptoms - WebMD
Constipation is characterized by infrequent bowel movements (usually fewer than two bowel movements per week), or by frequent straining to void fecal matter.
With MS, constipation may be caused by an interruption of impulses to the brain that signal the need for a bowel movement.
A person suffering from bowel incontinence may not be able to reach the bathroom fast enough.
www.webmd.com /multiple-sclerosis/guide/bowel-problem-linked   (748 words)

  
 Children and Bowel (Fecal) Incontinence)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bowel movements much less frequently than that may indicate constipation or another problem and should be investigated.
Bowel movements become more regular and the bowel is more effectively emptied.
Click here to find a nearby bowel incontinence specialist who is up-to-date on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances for bowel (fecal) incontinence.
www.bowel-incontinence.org /bowel-incontinence/fecal-incontinence-child.htm   (754 words)

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