"@ Captain - I think the bloated feeling is the gas :( I'm seeing my GI in about
a week so we shall see what she says. BUT, it's not that I don't pass anything when I go. I always pass something, it's just not a lot. And it doesn't look like stool. It's white, almost clear looking. I'm thinking it's mucus."
I think we've got it pinned down: Its tenesmus. The mucus would be consistent with this view also as both it and tenesmus are symptoms of inflammation. Frankly, I think you're on the mend. You're having fewer bowel movements, no blood and no incontinence. That's progress. Stay the course. Here's a link that can provide some perspective:
By the way, I have some uranium mine stock I'd reluctantly sell to someone that just absolutely begged me for it. Why we could even see the transaction as a way of my expressing concern for a fellow sufferer. I mean that's me, always the patsy.
Post Edited (Captain Ca-Ca) : 2/4/2012 7:18:29 PM (GMT-7)