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On Friday I had an enema because I needed a gastroscopy

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Hi on Friday I had an enema because I needed a gastroscopy since having that I keep going to the toilet with diarrhea can anyone help
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 19 days ago.

Thanks for using just answer

How many times are you using the toliet?

Is it watery or loose?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Both at the moment loose and watery about 5 times in the last 12 hours
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 19 days ago.

Ok, Enemas are very powerful laxatives

As its clear you dont have an infection in the absence of fever and vomiting, in this case you can take imodium regularly for the next 1 to 3 days and see if this settles it.

Other options include taking codeine tablets, and you can get them over the counter as Solapdeine

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
I’ve had yellow mucas in my diarrhea what could this be
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 19 days ago.

just dead cells, nothing to worry about

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Hi I’m just needing the toilet and it’s all coming out like jelly just wondering if that is the enema
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Still in my system
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 19 days ago.

Hi, I dont think there's much you can do but to just monitor for now. You can also take a stool sample to your Dr so they can send to the lab for testing.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Even though I’ve had a camera test
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
My stool has gone very dark again quite concerned
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
what were the results of your test? You've skipped that bit.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
They didn’t find anything concerning do you want to see a picture of my stool sample
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
No a picture is not necessary as won't tell me anything. If your test was normal then there is nothing to be concerned about.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
My only worry is if I have dark stools they didn’t go into my bowels I’m worried it’s vowel cancer they went down my throat into the upper GI
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Bowel
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
That doesn't make sense you had an enema so you could have a camera test to look at your bowels. Isn't that what they did?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
No they went down my throat but still gave me an enema the doctor here was confused about that aswell they gave me the enema but decided because it was dark it was the upper GI so only did that
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
Ok you need the lower GI done, sorry I assumed that was what you were referring to.
You need to go back to the Drs to request that. That in essence answers your question.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thankyou
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Can food make your stool darker
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
if you have certain alcohol
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
Of course, you pass out what your body does not need. Red wine can darken stools.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I’ve had red wine
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
Ok
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 14 days ago.
Still do another camera test