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im having an urgency of bowel movements when going on a long

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im having an urgency of bowel movements when going on a long or even small journey. i have to keep finding a public toilet which sometimes is very difficult.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
Have you had a colonoscopy?
When and what findings?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

about 6 or seven years ago i had an abscess next to back passage had operation for that,then not long after another operation to repair a bowel taer

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
OK
In that case you are way over due.

This is a change in your bowel patterns and you need a colonoscopy to rule out polyps.

Irritable bowel, diverticulosis, and colitis are other possibilities.

Infection can be ruled out with stool samples, specifically parasite infection.

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