Women's Health Community
Bowel problems
About This Community:

A community for people with Women's Health-related concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: medical conditions, general health, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Bowel problems

I am a 52 yo old that had a vaginal hysterecomy (total) in Dec. 2005.  I have had issues with constipation (feeling like I never completely empty my bowels, etc. ever since.  I have to constantly put effort into keeping myself somewhat able to go.  Laxatives, prune juice, fiber, etc.  its a never ending battle.  Is this a common side effect?  What can I do to become normal again.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I would mention it to your dr. It is possible to get a rectocele (herniation through the bowel) making it difficult to go. Or even a nerve problem from the surgery. Really there are many reasons. A check-up would be quite helpful to you. Best wishes.
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I would see a Dr. asap and mention the herniation, I just had a family member with the same thing and she waited till it was severe and almost died, not trying to scare anyone but if she would have known what to say to her Dr. he might have spotted her hernia sooner, she is doing fine now she had the hernia removed recovered well. Hope that helped somewhat!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
Des_a_rae, specialmom, and KTowne commented on KTowne's status
7 hrs ago
2020005_tn?1417986816
Blank
KTowne commented on Belle313's status
7 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
Soy products may decrease testoster...
7 hrs ago by gymdandee
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Bambily
Albuquerque, NM
136956_tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Bambily
Albuquerque, NM
136956_tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON