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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Can't say: I am able to track with this. Do you mean a brain zap?

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not the way I would : Keloids are an overgrowth of scar tissue. If a rubber band could be placed around a keloid to cut off its blood supply the keloid would have to turn b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Wrist pain: Tough to say what this is. Could be many things so it is best to see your Dr. to get it evaluated and examined to best diagnose you. Best wishes.
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Solid food?: Is he taking any solid foods? Bananas can create stringy objects in stool. If exclusively breastfed and having stringy stool, follow up with doctor ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not internally: If you wanted to fold the tp and put in the intergluteal cleft (between cheeks), that might work, but nothing internal. Is problem leakage, which need ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Diet: Sounds like something in your diet. Are you having any abdominal pain or discomfort? Are your bowel habits changing? If yes or for any other concerns, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
19 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Rectocele: It sounds like you have a rectocele that is interfering with your bowel movements. This is easily diagnosed by an ob/gyn or a colorectal surgeon an th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
None: Cant be done. Ligation is only done on internal hemorrhoids which are inside the rectum, not hemorrhoids on the outside. If you try this, you will b ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Outside/hard to say: The anus has two sphincters before the outlet.An internal automated one that keeps the fecal mass up and seldom dilates unless you are trying to evacu ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Only a descriptive: Term used to describe major changes in ones bowel habits. Size or measurement would not be used. Age 24 would be extraordinarily rare to get colon can ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Moving threads: They are alive. Any doubts, stool studies to detect.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Not sure : What it is.Certainly isn't poop, may be a tissue ? Please take it to your treating physician or take a picture of it and share it here so we can take ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in 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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Fluid: You may have some fluid trapped in the ear canal. Try gently using a q-tip to see if it gets fluid on it when you put it in the canal. If this does no ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Worry: I can't think of a reason you should be worried when your bowel movement is mildly followed by small flakes.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Start simple, but...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's more likely....: ...something you're eating that your digestive system can't absorb & is showing up intact in your stool. If you can identify what you're eating, ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Digestion: You are seeing remnants of undigested spaghetti and red sauce
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Cut Off Blood Supply: Internal hemorrhoids are covered by intestinal lining rather than skin; therefore, they do not have pain fibers. Accordingly, we can put a rubber ban ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Potentially: It could be. Go to your doctor to get a stool sample and get tested, and treated if necessary.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Best to see MD: Best to see MD to be sure you did not damage eardrum/Tympanic Membrane.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Most likely not: This sounds like mucorrhea. This is not serious in of itself but is there any blood? The fact that you have this every time might be related to what ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Pinworm : Pinworm typically causes severe anal itching, which is a result of the pinworm laying the eggs outside the rectum at night. Your symptoms are not char ... Read More

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