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Yesterday I had what I would call an explosive bowel

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Yesterday I had what I would call an explosive bowel movement.I was lucky to make it to the toilet.Even so,not everything made it into the toilet and my backside was soiled.I have never had this happen before and I am very concerned. In the last six weeks I have taken three
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Antibiotics three times.could this cause this incident?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I usually have a regular bowel movement except for one day a week,when I have to go Three times in about a two hour period with each movement getting looser and thinner in diameter,but have never before had an explosive movement like yesterday.Could the antibiotics that I took three times in a six week period be a factor?
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: No pain,no periods.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 8 months ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla. I understand your concerns.

How old are you? do you have any other medical conditions? Do you have fevers? Do you take any medications?