Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

types of stool

A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Does NotMakeSense: There are no diseases based on the color of stool.I don't know why are you asking this question and what the purpose of it Your question does not make ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation : You might try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to soften the soil and avoid straining. If that is too strong the n go back to a stool softener. Your styl ... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Viral gastroenteriti: You may have a viral, infection. Stay on a bland diet , reduce milk but stay well hydrated with electrolyte replacement fluids.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Mineral oil: Over the counter mineral oil is better than stool softener in capsules. About a tablespoon or less at bedtime according to benefit.
A male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation: may need to try stool softener and miralax (polyethylene glycol)
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
34 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Insoluble: Insoluble fibber adds bulk and keeps stool soft.
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Seeds, blood...: 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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworm or hookworm: Small white moving animals in stool may have been pinworm or some form of hookworm.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Many things.: It depends on the type of "culture". Commonly bacteria.. But also viruses, fungus and even ova and parasite (if ordered). Additionally we usually lo ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rectal exam: Your symptoms may be due to hemorrhoids or a rectal fissure. A rectal exam should be done. In the meantime take a stool softener, apply warm compresse ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month