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Is it possible to be constipated while having diarrhea?

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May 22, 2019 / By Virgil
Question: I'm having to go to the bathroom every 10-15mins, and a tiny amount of diarrhea comes out every time, but I feel really blocked up and constipated. I tried drinking coffee, water, eating apples, celery, and nothing helps. What is wrong with me and what can I do?
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Royale Royale | 3 days ago
Hi, You may have a serious problem. If you haven't had a significant bowel movement in several days, you may want to call your doctor. What happens sometimes is that a person IS constipated higher up in the intestines leading to what is called an "impaction". When that happens, sometimes no stool comes out and sometimes only liquid stool is able to "get around" the impaction and be expelled from the body. If you have an underlying medical condition, stomach pain and/or swelling, a fever, nausea and/or vomiting, you may be developing complications from the impaction or constipation. I have to suggest that you see your doctor, but for some of us without medical insurance that can be difficult. Maybe try using a GENTLE stimulant laxative. One that I have found works best for my patients is Mirilax (no, I don't get paid to recommend that brand.). You can find it at any drug store. If things don't improve within a couple days, please find a way to get into to see some sort of medical professional for a full examination. Hope you are feeling better soon.
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Royale Originally Answered: You can die of diarrhea?
Diarrhea kills in 4 basic ways. The first is dehydration. The diarrhea is so severe that they cannot maintain the water balance in their bodies and they die rather quickly. Even in the US, people die of dehydration due to diarrhea, just not as often. Second way is that diarrhea upsets the electrolyte balance in the body, which can lead to fatal heart arrhythmia. Thirdly, if diarrhea becomes severe enough, it may be accompanied by extreme blood loss through the bowel. Finally, many of these people are at the gate to death anyway due to malnutrition and diarrhea can be the final straw, extracting the last of the basic nutrients needed for life.

Morgen Morgen
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Keelin Keelin
You may have a blockage. When you are extremely constipated, the stool can cause a blockage in your intestines. Some less dense, watery stool can manuever around the blockage and it will come out as watery diarrhea, but the blockage is still there. You may need to give yourself an enema, seriously.
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Hedley Hedley
well if you want to really really get all the poop out in one bathroom trip get glycerin suppositorie, That will get it all out ( it is what alot of doctors use, but is now out for the public, you can get it at places like cvs parmicy, stater brothers, ralphs, or any grocery store or parmicy that has meds and pills section, NO perscription is required!. but however this type of meds you accualy have to shove up your butt. Dont worry it dosent hurt, i have done it alot it does the trick every time I wish you lucky thx
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Hedley Originally Answered: is diarrhea like vommiting?
Diarrhea means having loose motions. Naturally if you keep getting diarrhea, there is no chance of gaining weight but this is MOST UNHEALTHY. If you want to lose weight and do not like exercising, then just exercise your teeth while eating, i.e. every morsel of food you put in your mouth, should be chewed at least 32 times and in that way the signal from hypothalamus will say enough, if you spend at least 20 minutes eating your food. Good luck and God bless. Cheers! :o)

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