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I am over 70 and had a lose of brown gritty liquid after pushing

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I am over 70 and had a lose of brown gritty liquid after pushing a heavy man in a wheelchair
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

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Dr. David :

did you pass this brown gritty liquid out of the rectum and anus after pushing this man?

Dr. David :

if you were straining alot and using a lot of muscles, this could have caused you to accidentally push out some liquid stool out of your rectum.

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this is common and not alarming.

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you can also try to do kegal exercises to help strengthen your anal sphincter to help prevent this in the future.

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I take it you are also taking thyroid supplemental hormones.

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and medication to help lower cholesterol.

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have you had a stool test for blood in your stool?

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have you ever had a colonoscopy before?

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