Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

How do I prevent bulky stool

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't: The goal is to have well formed regular comfortable bowel movements. When people refer to bulky stool that usually referrs to formed stool that does ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Pale bulky stools: Pale bulky stools are due to steatorrhoea, or called malabsorption syndrome.It is due to failure to absorp nutrients from gastro intestinal tract.Ther ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Constipation: If stool is overly dry - the texture may become hard & rough. If there is significant fiber intake without adequate hydration - that can also be an is ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bulky stool: Bulky stool = passing large, dry amt of feces.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Diary ores: could be lactose intolerance . Stop dairy and try gluten free diet
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Fiber: No particular diet but add fiber to your diet, bran will help and lots of fruit and salads. One other thing you might consider is a stool softner. Ar ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Big Stool: A key function of the colon is to absorb water from the stool. Sounds like you were dehydrated and thus you got stuck with a big problem. Good to DRIN ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: Rectal bleeding requires an evaluation. There are several causes and some may be more serious than others. See your doctor.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Three issues?: To better formulate a response, please clarify: 1) " gastric problems"--this means your stomach is bothering you. Are you experiencing indigestion or ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Heinrich Rimius - 1754: NIce allusion! Seriously, a sense of constipation or of incomplete evacuation, if new or progressive, deserves evaluation. Please refer to my other H ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month