Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Help ID-ing digestive problem?
    avatar
    v0latile posted:
    I started experiencing abdominal pain and bowel changes several months ago. I noticed an increase in appetite, abdominal pain that came and went and less frequent bowel movements.

    Then, a few weeks ago I started experiencing abdominal pain earlier in the morning (almost immediately as soon as I woke up) which would fade away quickly. I also started feeling this discomfort in my stomach that feels as though I'm about to get diarrhea, sometimes it fades away and some times I end up going to the bathroom. Generally, I don't have diarrhea- what I do notice is very long or large feces. I'm guessing that's a result of going to the bathroom less frequently.

    These problems came on rather suddenly, and when I last saw my doctor she said that the pain could be attributed to "Stress" but there is nothing really stressing me out..
    If anyone has any ideas on what this could be, please let me know. I will make another doctor's appointment if this continues. In the meantime, I am adding more fiber to my diet and probiotics and hoping it does the trick.
    Reply


    Helpful Tips

    Water
    Drinking waer everyday keeps my digesive going. More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 1 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the American Gastroenterological Association website