Impacted Bowel Help
Zephyr

AOL

#1 Feb 13, 2010
My butt still hurts!!!

This morning I go to take an urgent dump and I cannot push anything out. I don't want to strain and give myself a brain anurysm, so I do giant childbirth breaths ... nothing. There is this huge, hard mass at least the size of my fist now trapped between my bowel and butthole. I walk around a bit in an attempt to agitate the mass, but everytime I sit back down on the pot I am still in excrutiating pain and cannot dislodge it. I try to lay on the bed and forget about it for awhile, but I feel like there is a broomstick up my arse and cannot forget about it, even for a second. I get in the shower and try to squat Indian (dot not feather) style. No dice. I am getting frantic at this point, I just don't know what to do. There's no way I can get in my car and drive to the ER with this huge, painful mass half in/half out of me. So I sit back down on the toilet just basically screaming, moaning, and panicking. I begin praying. Suddenly I start gagging and then coughing, and LO AND BEHOLD a hearty cough somehow causes my sphincter muscles to rocket out the mass, followed by tons of soft poo that had gathered on top of it, wanting to exit. Needless to say, my toilet clogged! Although there was no blood, I feel like I was injured. All day my butt has been tender and painful and still is.

True story, thanks for listening. Have you ever had an impacted bowel? If so, what did you do about it?
Zephyr

AOL

#2 Feb 13, 2010
I forgot to mention that at some point during this ordeal I tried to break off some pieces with my fingers, but I was really afraid I might puncture something important.
Zephyr

AOL

#3 Feb 14, 2010
I have since found a website where others share my woe:
http://www.poopreport.com/Debate/Content/stuc ...

This happens to everyone now and then!

Another reason for the stuck poo is apparently the natural position for taking a dump is squatting, not sitting on the modern toilet. Here's an article that explains the physiology of sitting vs. squatting:
http://jocsonhealth.blogspot.com/2009/09/art -...

You can also just watch the YouTube where a guy demonstrates the proper way to poop: http://www.youtube.com/watch ...

Upon further research, I have verified that straining on the toilet not only can cause an anurysm, but a heart attack or stroke!

Pooping is serious business and can be a matter of life or death!
Zephyr

AOL

#4 Feb 14, 2010
After reading many stories on the poopreport about impacted bowels, I have reached my conclusion about what I will do next time (although I pray there is never a next time).

Apparently my inadvertant cough which caused my sphincter muscles to shoot out the cement rocket was the key. Others have reported that couging, sneezing, or blowing your nose will dislodge a huge solid deuce because it engages the upper abdominal muscles into assisting the process.

Also, I will get into a 100% squat position, with my buttocks below my ankles. I'm going to have to do this on a towel on the floor because I think it would be too dangerous to stand on my toilet seat.

Finally, I will apply some Astroglide to my butthole for lube.

I am hoping these tactics will result in a one-step easy procedure that does not make my behind ache and throb all day like yesterday!

I hope anyone else who ever gets impacted bowels reads these tips and saves themself from going out like Elvis!
Dec

Galway, Ireland

#5 Dec 8, 2013
Zephyr wrote:
My butt still hurts!!!
This morning I go to take an urgent dump and I cannot push anything out. I don't want to strain and give myself a brain anurysm, so I do giant childbirth breaths ... nothing. There is this huge, hard mass at least the size of my fist now trapped between my bowel and butthole. I walk around a bit in an attempt to agitate the mass, but everytime I sit back down on the pot I am still in excrutiating pain and cannot dislodge it. I try to lay on the bed and forget about it for awhile, but I feel like there is a broomstick up my arse and cannot forget about it, even for a second. I get in the shower and try to squat Indian (dot not feather) style. No dice. I am getting frantic at this point, I just don't know what to do. There's no way I can get in my car and drive to the ER with this huge, painful mass half in/half out of me. So I sit back down on the toilet just basically screaming, moaning, and panicking. I begin praying. Suddenly I start gagging and then coughing, and LO AND BEHOLD a hearty cough somehow causes my sphincter muscles to rocket out the mass, followed by tons of soft poo that had gathered on top of it, wanting to exit. Needless to say, my toilet clogged! Although there was no blood, I feel like I was injured. All day my butt has been tender and painful and still is.
True story, thanks for listening. Have you ever had an impacted bowel? If so, what did you do about it?
This happened to you some time ago & I hat the EXACT same Experience today, I was wondering how you are & if there were any long term medical complications for you??
moonoah

Madisonville, KY

#6 Jan 7, 2014
help!
lisa

Glasgow, UK

#7 Jan 11, 2014
This happened to me today 11/01/14 i cant sit dwn my bums hurting so much
Joi

Greensburg, PA

#8 May 12, 2014
I had the same thing today. The screams of agony, I'm sure, could be heard outside.
I took two warm water enemas, no results, then I put natural coconut oil up my rectum, all the lube I had, suddenly, whether the coconut oil, or water, I passed it once lubricated well. Howevr, I'm sure the neighbors I visioned me biting a stick in the back yard and giving birth.
I have these couple times or three in a year......lord, its painful. You feel like a chicken with the egg stuck in your bum
Fromexperiance12 34

Birmingham, AL

#9 Jan 12, 2016
Happen to me yesterday.. Worst pain a guy can go through its like giving birth for a dude....popped in a glycerin depository and had to goooo baddddd and basically it helped lube the inside of the colon to help get it out.

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