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undigested lettuce in bowel movement

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Common: The most common type of food to be seen undigested in the stool is actually vegetables. They often are very high in fibers that we do not have enzymes ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
If you have no other: symptoms, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, other undigested food, then it is not a problem. Raisins commonly go right through the di ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not much: If there are no other issues, there is not a problem.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Blood in stool: Blood in the stool is from bleeding in the lower gastrointestinal tract. This could be from many things such as hemorrhoids, diverticulitis, colon po ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Should get evaulated: Being a 26 y/o female, it is likely that you have irritable bowel syndrome and with the frequent loose stools can cause significant anal/perianal irri ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not at all likely: I've been a medical oncologist for 30 years, and I've never seen colon cancer in someone as young as you. I suppose it has happened sometime somewhere ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Esiquiel Olivarez
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Travel diarrhea: Weight loss and diarrhea after travel to endemic countries can due to many pathogens or organisms. It would be wise to see a doctor for treatment opt ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Optimize diet: Immediately, i'd focus on a good, balanced diet with addition of fibre such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Make sure you drink plenty of wat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That is possible: If transit time through the GI tract increases - that can cause green stool.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Rectal bleeding.: Causes of rectal bleeding can include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula, cancer or GI tract inflammation or infection. Get it checked out if it has occu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
It can: IBS may cause all these symptoms, but lactose and gluten intolerance should also be considered. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Needs eval : This isn't a usual presentation for colon cancer, since it's usually without symptoms, and doesn't happen to 17 year olds very often. There are a lot ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Fermented...: Many fibers, particularly the water insoluble kind, are readily fermented by your gut flora. Some people have certain intolerances to bean husks (try ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience in Medical Oncology
Diet: The appearance of feces varies according to diet, your level of hydration, your gut's microbial flora, medications, and your bodies own makeup. Colin ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
What question please: Please clarify what you are asking. We are happy to help if we know your concerns...
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Colon cancer: At your age colon cancer not likely. There are other more likely reasons for your symptoms such as irritable bowl or other. See your healthcare work ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Absolutely typical: Of a vitamin deficiency disease called beriberi. You probably have low stomach acid and a deficiency of pancreatic enzymes because your energy metabol ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Irritable bowel?: In people who otherwise are outwardly healthy, by far the main cause of such symptoms is irritable bowel syndrome. However, several other kinds of int ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
This kind of weight: loss , in association with GI symptoms,requires a work up.Its time to go in to ur doc and get checked out.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: You have to be evaluated by a physician. You most likely need stool tests to rule intestinal parasites and also other tests might be needed particular ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience in Family Medicine
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes.: C. dificile can cause your symptoms. So can several other things. Blood in the stool is always worrying, until checked out. Call your doc today or ... Read More
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