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Sesame seed in stool

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Not necessarily: Many food products, especially those with a a hard seed covering such as sesame seeds can be hard to digest and will often be seen in ones stool. Corn... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 13 years experience
Further eval: It's not clear what you are seeing in your stool however it sounds like it needs evaluation by your doctor.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Gastroenterologist: These may be pieces of mucus. Consult a gastroenterologist who will perform a rectal examination in the office and also examine a stool specimen then.... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
It looks: like constipation. Constipation will respond to increased fiber, water and exercise. May seek evaluation and may need stool softner or plus laxatives
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Stool: This could be some type of parasite. Also could be just that: undigested seeds. If you are noticing this recurrently you need to get a stool sent fo... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Colitis: An inflammatory condition of the large bowel, rectum and anus must be evaluated to see if it is due to infection or non-infectious causes, and this wi... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Pin worm?: Pin worm infestation fits with most of the symptoms. A doctor can diagnose by examining anal area and prescribe effective treatment. You may have ad... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Need further tests: need to see a gastroenterologist. If you do not have medical insurance,go to ER. Costochonditis is an evasive diagnosis. It is difficult to diagnose w... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
No: If one has hookworm infestation, the worm is generally not seen in the stool but hookworm eggs are. Dog hookworm can cause rashes in people related t... Read More

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