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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gareth Morris-Stiff
28 years experience General Surgery
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
ThisIsAQuote:: "Starch blockers are made from white kidney beans, which have a natural chemical called amylase, which helps digest complex carbohydrates.When amylase ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Starch blocker: Yes. Please go online and search for kidney bean extract. That said, do you really want to take kidney bean extract./ There are other foods.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not: There are thousands of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Need exam: The best answer will require pictures and examination of your stool. In our practice it is not uncommon to send the stool for examination of parasites ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Especially if there is calcification in the stool ball. It will appear bright white on Xray, just like a kidney stone. Hope this helps!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Potentially: It could be. Go to your doctor to get a stool sample and get tested, and treated if necessary.
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Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatrics: If the child ingested glass may have also ingested other fb. Please take child to peditarician for full exam.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
ER: for an xray and further management accordingly, or if stable see her doctor or go to urgent care first for initial evaluation
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Not likely if you have not been in area with many parasites recently. Giardia can be found in fresh streams in US but other parasites unusual in US.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Stool change: Go to your doctor to have the stool analyzed for ova and parasites, occult blood, and culture and sensitivity.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
Stone passable: If stone is described as punctate it is likely only a millimeter or two in diameter which makes it a good bet to pass if it moves into the kidney tube ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be...: Blood in stool has a variable appearance and when present in small amounts may be missed if looking for it. It can be any shade of red color includin ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to know: Without knowing what you've been eating, it's impossible to say. The easiest way to tell if you have blood in your stool is to do a stool test for oc ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Black Stone?: Pigment stones - which are typically brown-black- can be soft. The more cogent question is why are you forming pigment stones to begin with? Typically ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Giles
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably Hemorrhoid: Cancer is very unlikely. If you have a history of constipation, you may have developed a hemorrhoid. Generally, people will notice a speck (or some ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience Anesthesiology
White lumps: You probably have a parasitic infection. What you are describing can be caused by a giardia infection. But, you could also be seeing the eggs laid by ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Likely from UTI: Klebsiella UTI can certainly cause blood in urine. Has nothing to do with spinach, broccoli or a little soil on vegetables.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Kidney/ureter stones: are not necessarily round, they can be cigar-shaped or irregular, so if the stone changes in position or orientation, on a 2 dimensional xray it may ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See GI: Make sure you see GI for a work up. Need to exclude crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Relax: There are may things with undigestible hulks such as favs beans, sausage/hot dogs, pills, small peppers, olives, corn, seeds and nuts in general. Unle ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hemorrhoid: You are likely dealing with a hemorrhoid. Have a physician take a look at it in person if it is bothering you.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably anal: fissure, but inflammatory polyp is possiblity. Consult a gi specialist if bleeding persists.
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