My bowel habits have recently changed. Previously I would make a bowel movement about 2-3 hours everytime after eating, they would be easy to pass, and usually soft, or sometimes shapeless/bordering on diarrhoea.
The past 2 weeks I have become constipated, my bowels are weird shaped - it's like the one stool will be big then thin then big then thing and so on, like they're wavy. They're also pale and hard, and I cannot completely empty my bowels in one bathroom trip, I always feel incomplete and like I still need to go. They've become pale and they smell unusually foul.
Sometimes, there will be a clear stringy type membrane attached to the end of the a stool, or a lot of greasy type goo will come out at the end.
I also get waves of nausea throughout the day.
I went to the Dr and she said not to worry, just to eat more fibre, but I already eat plenty of fibre and I haven't had any dietary changes.
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It is difficult to comment on the underlying cause for your symptoms without further evaluation. Consider taking a second opinion along with investigations like stool examination, blood & hormonal workup, enzyme levels, pregnancy test etc., to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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