I need a bathroom now! What’s wrong with me?

The urge to defecate as an isolated episode may be just a symptom of food poisoning or a gut virus. But what about having this urge over and over? In that case, we could be in the presence of an inflammation that could be located at the end of the gut. If this urge is accompanied by diarrhea, blood mixed with the stools or isolated, it is time to consult with a specialist. The importance of an early consultation has to do with the possibility of interrupting a vicious circle, some inflammation brings more inflammation.

Facing this picture the doctor will have to rule out a number of different diseases, the most frequent presenting this symptoms are two chronic inflammatory diseases: Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Both of them are somehow different but most of the treatments available for them are quite similar.

So bottom line, if you need to run to the bathroom, get an early consultation with your doctor, as soon as you reach a diagnosis, look for the different options to control the inflammation. Bacteria implants is the latest player in this field and results are really good with almost no side effects.

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