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Farting Out Clear Goo?




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#1 SnoDrifterT12

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 06:20 PM

Well lately I have noticed that after some but not all farts I will have a wet spot in my underwear. It doesn't smell like anything that would normally come out of ones bum, but that is where it is coming from. The wetness has cause the skin around my bunghole to start peeling off, and really reminds me of chapped lips. I have started checking every time I cath and change if there is any moisture. Any one else had this problem? I told my Dr. about it and she didn't seem too concerned and suggested using chapstick on my butt. I am concerned about it because I should not have a chapped ass!

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 06:27 PM

Have you changed anything to do with your bowel programme recently or have you noticed a change (other than this?)? Some products can def cause "butt snot" I think it's generally from over-stimulating the bowel with the various chemicals in suppositories and micro enemas.

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#3 SnoDrifterT12

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 06:30 PM

I have not changed anything with my meals or my bowel program. I do not use anything other than a water based lube for dig stim and it is used very sparingly.

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 06:34 PM

The only other thing I can think of is something like IBS, again sticking on the "something is irritating your bowel" lines

As far as the chapped arse, it may well be worth using some sort of barrier cream to protect your skin until you have figured out the problem

hopefully someone else will have a better suggestion!

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 07:39 PM

It may be internal haemorrhoids? http://www.healthhyp...l-movement.html

I know it's not with any poop, but still worth a little read xx

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 01:45 AM

I had my wife take a look at it tonight and she said that the "chapped" part is getting really bad, like a 5x5 inch circle, and red as can be. So needless to say I will be making an appointment with the Dr. that "wasn't too concerned" and asking WTF? I should also look into getting a different Dr. do y'all agree?

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 02:26 AM

Snowdrift,

Sorry but I had to click on this thread for the hilarious title. Not so funny for the afflicted, but yes mucous with a fart can happen. Trinity's advice is the best informed, and you are nearly due for a wound specialist.

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 04:13 AM

As for the farting n gooey stuff, it does happen, after 33yrs of this sci life I'm just glad it's snot buckets full :seehearspeak:

Now for the skin/rash care, a barrier cream/ointment is a must (do listen to nurse Trinity)...I recommend Critic Aid, I've used it the last 10 years and it keeps me rash free (even after a bladder/bowel accident that is not cleaned up immediately) and helps heal advanced rashes and even stage 2 skin irritations/scratches/etc. Here's a link to the online site I get mine from...btw there are two types of this ointment, standard and anti-fungal; I've used both but have found the anti-fungal more helpful as I sweat a bit in the crouch/anal areas...

Coloplast 7567 Critic-Aid Clear Moisture Barrier Ointment - 6 oz. tube, One tube
http://www.woundcare...ubeonetube.aspx

Coloplast 7572 Critic-Aid Clear Moisture Barrier Ointment with AntiFungal - 5 oz tube, One tube
http://www.woundcare...al-5oztube.aspx

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#9 SnoDrifterT12

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 04:30 AM

Cool, i will get some of that stuff on order and give it a try. I still am mostly upset about that worthless Dr. Didn't want to look at it and suggested i put a beeswax chapstick on it!?! I will be changing Drs in the AM and more than likely report them up the chain of command(military Dr.) thanks for the replys everyone!

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 07:39 AM

You didn't mention what suppository you use. Before switching to ENEMEEZ I used the Magic Bullet and very often had gooey, clear, residual remains in my shorts the next day. It was left over suppository that didn't completely evacuate after the bowel program. With ENEMEEZ I don't deal with that problem anymore.
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#11 SnoDrifterT12

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 06:19 PM

I don't use any suppository or oral stool softeners.


StillFingers, I found the anti fungal at a better price here, check it out!
http://www.allegrome...am-p561414.html

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 12:55 PM

My son just had this problem recently. A newish caregiver to the bowel program wasn't sure about whether he was done or not, and put a second magic bullet in. It melted, but produced nothing. So for the next two days, and only when we move him in the sling, he produces gas with the wetness that is nasty. So my son is learning to teach the caregiver, and we are learning, too. We have only had this accident since 21 Aug 10, so it is fairly new, and only started doing the bowel program over the commode in the last week or so. ( which, by the way, is marvelous) So I imagine that in a day or so, going back to the normal routine, which is either dig stim only, and the occasional suppository, we should be back to business as usual.

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 09:28 AM

Hi,




I think the goo might be mucus try adjusting your diet . Hope you find a answer.


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Posted 08 January 2011 - 10:00 AM

Well folks, it seems that my problem with the goo was caused by being backed up. I had the largest/messiest movement and after that it has gone away. Seems my body was just trying to get the poop out. I have adjusted my bowel program and diet and all seems to be going better. I still get a small bit of goo in my drawers every now and then but nothing like it was. thanks for everyone's help. Also, that cream has worked wonder on my backside, it has almost healed up completely and I am now a firm believer in it! take care all!

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 10:46 AM

I had same problem bracking wind and you nead to change pad. now just started to use lyrica and all ok chucked pads out ?????

Edited by ron day, 08 January 2011 - 10:47 AM.


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Posted 08 January 2011 - 12:51 PM

Well folks, it seems that my problem with the goo was caused by being backed up. I had the largest/messiest movement and after that it has gone away. Seems my body was just trying to get the poop out. I have adjusted my bowel program and diet and all seems to be going better. I still get a small bit of goo in my drawers every now and then but nothing like it was. thanks for everyone's help. Also, that cream has worked wonder on my backside, it has almost healed up completely and I am now a firm believer in it! take care all!

I had exactly the same problem recently and it was really disturbing i felt like 'i always wanted to go' but when i did a dig evac nothing was there? over xmas i had a few cognacs [only 3 tumblers] and ate a few licrice allsorts which i love but know they cause bowel problems,it is slowly getting better but its really annoying not to be bale to have a few of lifes little pleasures anymore :(

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 04:01 PM

Well lately I have noticed that after some but not all farts I will have a wet spot in my underwear. It doesn't smell like anything that would normally come out of ones bum, but that is where it is coming from. The wetness has cause the skin around my bunghole to start peeling off, and really reminds me of chapped lips. I have started checking every time I cath and change if there is any moisture. Any one else had this problem? I told my Dr. about it and she didn't seem too concerned and suggested using chapstick on my butt. I am concerned about it because I should not have a chapped ass!


I use a magic bullet suppository and sometimes later on in the day, after it has been broken down, it'll come out of my ass as clear goo. Not sure if that is what it could be in your case. That's just a suggestion.

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:01 AM

Hi all

I'm a c5 tetra, post 10years, so have had a bit of experience ;)

I used to have the 'goo' issue in the early days, and from what i've read and understand this is actually anal mucus produced by the body to aid 'going'. When a suppository is used, the suppository causes irritation, which stimulates the peristalis or bowel contractions as well as the mucus which inturn causes a bowel movement (BM) (usually).
I found that even as an adult using the 10mg Dulcolax / Bisocodyl suppositories was just too much and a few hours after having a BM, the dreaded 'wet fart' would happen. So i switched to a 5mg (peads sup) and it works just as well except i don't get the delayed anal mucus.

My routine:

6am every other day i have a supp inserted whilst i'm lying on my left side in bed.
About 15 mins later i transfer onto a cammode and within 30 to 40 mins i'm usually done.

I have an inco or eco shet on the bed just incase things start to happen before i transfer.

As always with bowel issues diet is paramount, what you put in has to come out ;)

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:34 PM

AT LAST!!!!! I have finally tracked down the real reason for "my" wet farts. I have trouble sleeping and have used over to counter sleep aids, then had my bum issues. All was well so I thought but then i took the sleep aid again and have had my wet fart problem come back. I am going to stop and see if it goes away, but I am almost sure they are they problem!


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