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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably nothing : This public site does not allow us to view any pictures or other uploads. We only see what is typed into a post. Little kids often eat strange debris ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William m Simpson
48 years experience Family Medicine
?clot vs.food vs.med: Serveral possibilities: leftovers of a medication (some have gelatin-like capsules that don't dissolve, something you ate--partially digested meat/g ... Read More
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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Not adequate history: This may well be a very complicated case. All labs are normal. The kind of labs are not mentioned . I am not sure if I would ask for a stress echo a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Bleeding with stools: There are many reasons - hemorrhoids, anal fissure, constipation - there are some other reasons but given your age they would be considered rare. If t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Mucous in stool: Not normal, Best to see doctor and have this check out. Could be several things but without exam and tests not much to help you at this point.
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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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Casts are only seen under a microscope.
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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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Nah: Significant blood loss (more than 3-4 ounces of blood), especially from upper sources, e.g. Stomach, duodenum , small bowel, less likely from right c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Fat/fiber: with mucous is the most common reason for this to occur.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Steatorrhea: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/180785-clinical. Maybe.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Probably hemorrhoids: You probably have hemorrhoids which is not life threatening. If you are not convinced then, you will need to see your physician.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor asap: If more blood, increasing pain or weakness go to er.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: please consult your physician for a complete exam and stool analysis.
A 39-year-old male asked:
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Blood: Seems more likely. Perhaps from a haemorrhoid although there may be other possibilities (fissure, diverticular disease etc). Could be food as some w ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Bloody stools: You need to go and see a GI doctor asap. Bleeding from the colon can be due to cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, a variety of infectious agents an ... 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Melenic specks?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly sug ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not feta: Feta cheese would not look the same coming out, but sesame and other small seeds do look almost identical in your stool. Otherwise unless you are sic ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
? pill in stool: White round soft pill like thing in my stool? ANS: I would look up pills you are taking to see if sometimes they can show up in stool. If you are tak ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That's fine: This is of no real significance to your health. Life is hard enough without troubling yourself over the vagaries and imponderables of the lower intest ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible UTI: Can confirm with URinalysis an culture. If at risk of STD, G&C test

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