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I am both constipated and very loose. The solid bowels are

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I am both constipated and very loose. The solid bowels are small, like rabbit droppings, and there are not many of them. When I discharge them, they are in a fluid -not watery - that is sometimes excrement colored at other times almost clear. I am in dialysis and have been treated for diabetes. I also have hemorrhoids.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, I haven't. I take omeprazole, furosemide, ropinorole, duloxotine, levothroidsine crestor, and one more I do not remember at the moment.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a bout with loose bowels (uncontrollably loose) 10 15 years ago which sent me to a gastroenterologist . I have had open heart surgery, I think that is everything.
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My health is not good.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to

This is Dr. John and I will be helping you today.

I will be reviewing your question and will respond shortly.

I may need to ask a few more questions in order to best serve you.

Thank you for your patience.

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Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

I have a few more questions to ask, is that ok?

Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

How long have you had these symptoms?

Did they start all of the sudden or did they come on gradually?

How bad are the symptoms (mild, moderate, severe)?

When you saw the gastroenterologist, did they do a colonoscopy?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Several months. came on somewhat gradually, and they very from mild t severe. Yes, they did a colonoscopy, but that has been 10 -15 years ago.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No, I do not want a phone call.
Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

There can be many reasons for your bowel symptoms. Have you noticed any blood in your stool or dark or black stools?