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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Examination: See your GP or a Gastroenterologist immediately. Bleeding (black tar colored stool) demands immediate investigation.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: She needs evaluated an possible surgery. She definitely needs her postmenopausal bleeding evaluated for cancer. If she is going to have bowel surgery ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience Bariatrics
No: While morbid obesity can result in a variable degree of urinary incontinence, especially in women, it does not cause fecal incontinence. If you have ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stools: kinda sounds like some fat malabsorption going on. Have you recently been started on metformin? The main concern would be that the color you are see ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is your knee joint: swollen? If it is red, hot, tender, painful or you have a fever - would want to get seen asap.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Sanchez-goettler
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Obesity can cause pressure on your lungs and airway causing chest tightness and pressure. However, obesity is also a risk factor for heart disease. I ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Acanthosis nigricans: With seborrheic keratoses. If it bothers you a dermatologist will help you.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple causes: How long did you have flat stools? Any other symptoms? Irritable bowel syndrome can cause flat stools for a long time.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Flat stool: Flat stool shape may occur in people with irritable bowel syndrome and infrequently with diverticulitis possibly related to spasm. These would be temp ... Read More
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