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can you poop if your butt's asleep?
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 26 Comments

The Shit Volcano asks: Here's one for the "ridiculous questions" section: If your butt's asleep, can you still poop? Thanks for asking! Actually, I have had personal experience with this situation. About two years ago, I ruptured a disc in my spine, and had numbness in my ass (and legs). I was...

mucus, sure. but EXTRA mucus?
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 14 Comments

Dan asks: When I farted, a bunch of mucus came out. I wasn't sure if it was mucus or not; it had no color to it and it was clear, almost like water except it was a little thicker. Do you know if this is OK? What could have caused it? Sometimes when I make a bowel movement, the same thing will...

bung blood: cut and chafe
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 11 Comments

Jess asks: When I wipe (normally like 4-5 times), I try not to wipe neither too hard nor too soft so I can get it all cleaned out. But a few times when I wipe, it looks like blood. I'm thinking that around the hole where it's all brown, I have a cut. Did my poop form a needle or something and make...

how long can you safely sit?
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 32 Comments

Shat On asks: It never fails. Once a month I get home from work, race to the mailbox and grab a precious periodical know as National Geographic (the ultimate bathroom book). I settle in for a movement and no sooner as I am through the first article than my wife is banging on the door, telling me I...

Floating And Sinking Poop
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 395 Comments

- Della asks: What happens if your poop floats? Does that mean something? Dear Della, Judging by the number of times it is asked, this question is a source of great concern to the masses. The Floaters versus Sinkers controversy (hey, wouldn't those be great names for PoopReport basketball...

male toxic shock syndrome
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 177 Comments

Daphne asks: Commode-O Dragon recently put up a post referring to tampons in the bum. I was wondering, after reading a link to an old post, if a man can get Toxic Shock Syndrome. I thought yes, but not from constant tampons in his butt; although I'm not sure. What do you think? Dear Daphne,...

post gallbladderectomy soft-serve
Submitted by Poonurse
May 6, 2004, 40 Comments

Dani asks: I had my gallbladder removed some years ago. Since then, all I have are soft/runny poops, with hardly any warning beforehand. My life revolves around being near a toilet after each meal and it's driving me nuts! The doctor said this is normal after gallbladder removal, but I can't...

troubles on long nursing shifts?
Submitted by Poonurse
April 21, 2004, 5 Comments

Ady asks: Have you ever had experience of nurses struggling to hold BM's in during long shifts? Have you personally worked through a shift when you've been bursting to go for a poo and had to fight to hold it in -- or lost the battle? Dear Ady, Thanks for being so concerned for my poop...

recurring blood in poop
Submitted by Poonurse
April 21, 2004, 310 Comments

Leah asks, I have had poop in my blood from mid-December last year to the beginning of March. When pooping it was VERY painful... so much so that I literally cringed even at the thought of pooping. Anyways, I finally went to the doctor to see what was up. She did her probe and declared me...

can you vomit poop?
Submitted by Poonurse
April 21, 2004, 126 Comments

A Frightened Citizen asks, Is it possible for a relatively healthy person to vomit up their own feces? This brings up interesting questions -- such as, when does digested food make the change into poop? And just how far does feces have to travel if it can in fact be vomited up? I am concerned for...

poop on the South Beach diet
Submitted by Poonurse
April 21, 2004, 32 Comments

PooQueen asks, I am thinking about starting the popular South Beach Diet. I need to lose quite a bit of weight. I have wicked Irritable Bowel Syndrome and was wondering what effect South Beach will have on it. Do you know? Poonurse responds: This sounds like a cop-out -- but it might have an...

dangers of ass fingering
Submitted by Poonurse
April 1, 2004, 228 Comments

- Maink asks: Dear sir, I 28 year old man. I love fingring in my asshole (Sorry for be straight) using bathing soap. After doing it for a long time I feel very relax as my stometch gets emty by doing it. If i continues it (fingring) for long time some white liquid comes out from my ass, is it...

need to get rid of stinky breath & f
Submitted by Poonurse
April 1, 2004, 102 Comments

The Bunghole Sisters asks: I recently started dating a new guy who had a particular smell to his breath and farts. A few weeks later, I seem to have the exact same-smelling breath, farts and shit. I realize that it's some nefarious bacterial strain playing havoc with my internal flora. How do I...

can enemas feel too good?
Submitted by Poonurse
April 1, 2004, 81 Comments

Angie asks: I recently had my first colonic and found that was quite enjoyable. I am worried that this procedure may become addictive... is that common? Dear Angie, Thanks for the question. For some reason, God above chose to locate the nerves that govern sexual excitement very close to the...

slow, painful, sensitive pooping
Submitted by Poonurse
April 1, 2004, 85 Comments

Painful Pooper asks: I noticed that when I poop, my poophole seems to sort of bulge outward and form a thick rim -- as if instead of opening, it kind of drops out and then finally opens. Sometimes pooping hurts and most often it is a slow process as the poop works its way out. (The turds sometimes...

running while running
Submitted by Poonurse
April 1, 2004, 39 Comments

In The Bushes asks: I am a long distance runner -- that is, I run marathons. I also suffer from IBS. My problem is: I often have to make a "run" for the bushes while I'm out on a run. And then it burns like hellfire! The worst is that I sometimes do training runs with other people, and then...

monster logs after childbirth
Submitted by Poonurse
April 1, 2004, 17 Comments

Shewillkillme asks: Since having kids, my wife consistently and regularly drops monster logs that invariably require chopping (we are running out of coathangers). Yesterday I came home from work to find her admiring her latest effort. I peered over the edge of the bowl to be confronted by a log of...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Attack Of The
Submitted by Poonurse
March 31, 2004, 100 Comments

Doniker asks: This phenomenon had baffled me for many years. If a person knows what is causing the stress and anxiety that is messing up his bowels, why can't he control his bowels? Here are just two examples: During the four months before my daughter was born, I was a basket case. I was 31-...

tarry, yellow, instant trots
Submitted by Poonurse
March 25, 2004, 13 Comments

Mike asks: No matter what I eat, within twenty minutes I get the back door trots -- and when I got to go I got to go NOW. Is this some kind of medical thing? I haven't had a solid bowel movement in about three months. Sometimes it's tarry, or yellow, or both; sometimes it's like I'm peeing through...

masturbating-with-poop fetish
Submitted by Poonurse
March 25, 2004, 151 Comments

Dave (no, not that Dave) asks: My friend has a strange fetish. He likes smearing himself in poop when he is masturbating. Is this very strange or dangerous? He doesn't eat it, only smears it over himself. He is my best friend and thought he should tell me about this weird fetish, as he calls it...

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