First off, the reason why you probably couldn't 'take a dump' is because you were probably constipated. Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement fewer than three times per week. With constipation stools are usually hard, dry, small in size, and difficult to eliminate. Some people who are constipated find it painful to have a bowel movement and often experience straining, bloating, and the sensation of a full bowel.
Common causes of constipation are
• not enough fiber in the diet
• lack of physical activity (especially in the elderly)
• irritable bowel syndrome
• changes in life or routine such as pregnancy, aging, and travel
• abuse of laxatives
• ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement
• specific diseases or conditions, such as stroke (most common)
• problems with the colon and rectum
• problems with intestinal function (chronic idiopathic constipation)
You need to see a doctor about your constipation and fix your reasons for having constipation. I always get it if I eat too much cheese cause cheese causes constipation a lot.
Sometimes constipation can lead to complications. These complications include hemorrhoids, caused by straining to have a bowel movement, or anal fissures—tears in the skin around the anus—caused when hard stool stretches the sphincter muscle. As a result, rectal bleeding may occur, appearing as bright red streaks on the surface of the stool. Treatment for hemorrhoids may include warm tub baths, ice packs, and application of a special cream to the affected area. Treatment for anal fissures may include stretching the sphincter muscle or surgically removing the tissue or skin in the affected area.
Sometimes straining causes a small amount of intestinal lining to push out from the anal opening. This condition, known as rectal prolapse, may lead to secretion of mucus from the anus. Usually eliminating the cause of the prolapse, such as straining or coughing, is the only treatment necessary. Severe or chronic prolapse requires surgery to strengthen and tighten the anal sphincter muscle or to repair the prolapsed lining.
Constipation may also cause hard stool to pack the intestine and rectum so tightly that the normal pushing action of the colon is not enough to expel the stool. This condition, called fecal impaction, occurs most often in children and older adults. An impaction can be softened with mineral oil taken by mouth and by an enema. After softening the impaction, the doctor may break up and remove part of the hardened stool by inserting one or two fingers into the anus.
Go to see a doctor about it, and don't worry, your not the first person to stick a finger up their bum to get a stool out...
your ritht up is excellent. Constipation is a proble faced by almost all. Many techniques, herbs and beliefs are floating in. In yoga, Shankh prakshalan is very popular. Technique consists of drinking 2 glasses of warm saine water and do 5 types of ssanas. you may drint up to 42 glasses and 21 sets of aasanas.After every set of assan you go to toilet. At the end only pure waterr comes out of bowel. This technique is done in the presence of expert atleast in initial stages.This is done once or twice in a year.For daily practice mini sankh prakshalan is used. Sankh means konch and prakshalan is washing. In conch you will find tortuous lines similar to that of intestine. Hence the name.
Recently i have read that backward walking is helpful to treat the symptom of constipation. However i have not found any good documentary evidence.Back ward walking is suggested after knee surgery.It is 10 times more efficient than forward walking. I am practicing backward walking while i do walking meditation. I am steel exploring the backward walking as technique for some ailment. I will visit the link you have given.
Agnisar kriya is a good workout for abdominal problems.This work will join you to some web site on the subject.
I always make a mistake of replying a post without visiting the poster's profile. Your gender and age may not allow you to take interest in yoga therapy.I saw your profile after posting my reply. sorry.
i am 17 and a male and thanks to both for the input. i freaked out though and went to the hospital last night found out it was a fissure dont know how i got it probably trying to push. but any ways thanks for the help.
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