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Messy bowel movements

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Please start over and provide a description of what you mean by "messy". Poop volume and consistency are influenced buy diet and the actions of enzyme... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Alteration in stool: Inflammation, infection, ibs may cause abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, +/- nausea, bloating, gasiness. Often improved by sto... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Need evaluation. : Whatever this may ultimately be, you need to be evaluated by a Gastroenterologist right away. This could be related to infection, malabsorption or enz... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
There is a wide variation on what is normal for bowel movements. This depends on you, where you live, your diet, ex revise and state of hydration. G... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Anxiety or stress certainly could have this effect. You should speak with your doctor about the best option for you. The main choices may be whether t... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Poop: A bowel movement is when you pass the waste from your intestines. This is what is left over from your food after it is digested, along with some diges... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See your doctor: I would recommend that you see your doctor for an examination. This could be a simple virus that will go away without medical care; however, if there ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Some green undigestd: It may be green if you ate some green colour food which was undifested.If otherwise your bowels are regular and normal, i will not worry about it, but... Read More
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A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
? severity: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rama Harouni
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
High fiber diet: A diet rich in fruits and vegetables along with adequate oral hydration will help with regular bowel movements. You can also use otc fibers to help. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Bowel movements: I assume you feel you are having an abnormal number of them. VERY wide range of what is considered normal re how often people poop. 3-4 a day to onc... Read More
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