2 years

Incomplete bowel evacuation that leads to manual evacuation

I am in my 20s and have been experiencing incomplete bowel evacuation ever since I was in my teenage years. I feel the need to pass stool every single day, and when I do, it is incomplete and my bowel won’t push it unless I manually evacuate it using my finger. I have been doing this almost every single time I pass stool for almost 5 years now because I’m too embarrassed to consult a specialist. Just now, for the first time ever, there’s painless rectal bleeding, which I assume is bright red in color because it turned my toilet bowl water pink. I’m beginning to worry as there’s suddenly rectal bleeding. I am very confused to what sort of thing I’m facing, I’ve referred to medical websites and I’m not sure if I’m experiencing hemorrhoids, constipation, IBS, non-reflex bowel or what. Please help me. Thanks!

Hello, thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand the problem you are currently experiencing. Based on your statement, there are several reasons that can cause you to experience such problems, such as:

  • Hemorrhoid
  • Tumor blocking the passage of the stool in the rectum or along the large intestine
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Colorectal cancer

Avoid the nuisance stomach problems with the right care for your digestive system.

Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you have these symptoms:

  • Frequent rectal bleeding
  • Changes in your passing stool frequency
  • Stomachache
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Loss of weight and appetite without apparent reason

Get to know further by having professional advice on your diet and digestive health.

This is just our general description of your problem. We are unable to address your issue based on question alone because more information is needed and you will need to be examined as well further investigated. We recommend that you see a doctor so that an examination can be done and treatment can be given to you.

If you have further questions, please contact us at (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctor in person. Thank you.


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