• Ray Bailey Ray Bailey
    December 13, 2008
    After I wipe after a bowel movement, I have to wipe again a short time later.
    Ray Bailey Ray Bailey
    December 13, 2008

    Sometimes after I wipe myself clean after a bowel movement, 15 to 30 minutes later, I have to wipe again, and surprisely it will take a few wipes to be clean. This is happening more and more often. I notice it happens more frequently when I walk a lot after the bowel movement.



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  • fecalpro October 06, 2010
    October 06, 2010
    I think I have a solution.   I've had this problem since I was a little kid, and I just recently figured out what it was. I always had to return a couple hours later to wipe a second time, no matter how well I did the first time.   What worked for me (and I'm still testing this out) is to NOT try to squeeze every last bit of poop out. (This may sound graphic, so hold your mouths shut) The thing you should try is to squeeze out the poop until it plops violently into the toilet. Then STOP. Don't try to squeeze out anymore. If you attempt to get every last bit of poo out, you will end up leaving a small bit just on the inside of your anus, which will inevitably leak out. Holding back the rest of the crap will feel odd at first, but the feeling will go away in a few minutes and you will feel much better than if you had tried to squeeze everything out.   This may not be the same for all people, but it seemed to work for me, so test it out and report your findings.   READ MORE
  • Tim
    January 03, 2009
    January 03, 2009
    I have the same condition and am also curious of the cause and remedy. After a complete wipe (nothing on the paper), there is additional seepage minutes later.  No other discomfort or pain in this area, and no previous problems... READ MORE
  • Ali December 14, 2008
    December 14, 2008

    Have you talked to a doctor about this?  I have had similar experiences, but it has usually been related to medicine I take sometimes (suppositories - yuck!).  My doctor has asked me about it before, so it definitely could be something IBD-related - so I think it would be a good idea to get a professional opinion! 


    Good luck!

  • thephnx June 07, 2014
    June 07, 2014

    Here is my answer from a different section. I am submitting this more than once bc I am really happy about the relief from feeling dirty all the time.


    I have had the same problem for a couple of years now. I used a LOT of tp trying to get clean each time and having to repeat 2-3-4 times after that.  I have not found a "cure" but did find a solution to the problem.  I think someone else mentioned a bidet and that is my answer. About 4 months ago I found a bidet attachment on dailysteals com for $40. I decided it was worth risking the money. It fit directly on my toilet w/o any problems & attached to the existing valve. I have only seen it for sale on there one other time but from what I know now, I would buy it full price for the outcome.


    It is giving yourself an enema after every bowl movement.  It cleans me out completely and I don't have to worry about remembering to wipe myself 3 or 4 more times or walking around with dirty underwear.  I highly recommend any type of bidet to solve the problems associated with this condition. TP is now for just drying my butt.  Save a ton of $ on tp now too. :-)


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