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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Complicated picture : Your stated history is complicated. So First evaluate by your urologist. Painful urination suggest prostatitis. If his work up is negative, I wond ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Food fibers: Undigested fibers in the food are the most likely explanation. It is not a disorder and should not be of any concern. For good health - Have a diet ri ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
21 years experience Family Medicine
Physical therapy: One thing that may help is pelvic floor physical therapy. However, it is important to make sure there are not other reasons why you may have this pro ... Read More
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Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Mucus in stool: This sounds like normal and if no weight loss, GI cramping or fever, emesis, is not illness, but rather dependent of your food/drink intake, especiall ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide): Works for me.
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
See a surgeon: What exactly have you tried? for how long? If you have given conservative treatment options a good trial to see if your anal fissure will heal and it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Incomplete: First have a rectal examination to rule out any mechanical disorders or rectal growths. If none, try inserting a rectal glycerin suppository prior to ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
As an expert: In toddler poops, I can tell you the only two kinds of stools we worry about are those that are chalky gray and those that contain blood. The body chu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Diet, fluid, other?: For some people normal bowel habit is not daily-how they are built, so to speak. For many, it can be low fiber, inadequate fluids, inactivity, low oi ... Read More
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