Large hard BMs

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teacher
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   Posted Yesterday 6:32 PM (GMT -7)   
Dear All, is anyone familiar with large and hard BMs? I've been having these for several months. Usually 1-2 BMs/ day. I very nearly clogged the seat today. However, I'm not constipated since I have BMs each day. I suppose it could be because of a still damaged colon, but I haven't had the conventional UC symptoms in a few months.
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blueclassring
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   Posted Yesterday 7:02 PM (GMT -7)   
have you considered adding fiber to your diet? you may also increase the amt of water you take in.
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pb4
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   Posted Yesterday 9:03 PM (GMT -7)   
and exercising regularly too.

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teacher
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   Posted 2/21/2008 3:12 PM (GMT -7)   
I try to drink at least 3-4 pints or water each day. I actually lowered my fiber intake by substituting rice for cereal. Perhaps I should go back. It's tough for me to exercise as by the time I done at work, I'm exhausted. Although I don't have UC 'symptoms' anymore, I've been exhausted all the time and have difficulty sleeping.
Best to you all...
3x400mg Asacol, 3x daily
Rowasa enemas
Bee propolis
Flora-Q (probiotic)
Multi-Vitamins
Tylenol, 1000mg/headaches

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