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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Constipation occurs when the stool remains inside long enough to bulk up or dry. This is often related at this age to changes in diet. Applesauce, ban ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Could Be serIous: You need to see a GI specialist that specializes in diseases of the rectum.
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Someone could have loose funny colored green or clay colored stools from stool seeping around a fecal impaction.see pediatrician for specific diagno ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Squatting may help: Squatting is a natural position for pooping. Sitting on a toilet as if sitting on a chair is what we do in the "civilized" world, but is not the most ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
45 years experience General Surgery
Probably IBS: Most likely you have irritable bowel. This is usually caused by not having enough dietary fiber. Other causes of diarrhea are lactose intolerance, inf ... Read More
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding per rectum: Needs evaluation. Could be as simple as hemorrhoids or as serious as colon cancer.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be nothing: Or could be a sign of inflammation /ibd or ibs or infection in your colon, anal fissures, remnants of food particles etc. Go see your dr for reassuran ... Read More
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Stools: Every one is different. If this is what you have been doing and you don't have any medical conditions or bowel symptoms. weight loss etc- it should be ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Shivers: Shivers may occur after a bowel movement due to stimulation of your nervous system while having a bowel movement. It is a normal occurrence.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Ate some white sand?: Also could be a sign of problems with his biliary tree, have his peds examine his belly.

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