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Black Thread Like Worms In Stool
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?
Unsure...: Unsure what "black beads" in your stool might be but anytime the stool is black in color there is concern for blood. Your doctor should check the stool for blood and if positive conduct an investigation for the source. Also, i see you have reached the age of 50 which is the milepost we recommend a colonoscopy for colon cancer screening. "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". ...Read more
Do black specs(like tiny pepper flakes) in the stool indicate blood even when the stool in a normal brown color?
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 colon, can give black, tarry stol, with a typically characteristic odor, often loose (blood is a laxative):melena (black). Entire stool would be black, not just individual spots. Likely from food, seeds. Iron pills, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can do also. ...Read more
Potentially: It could be. Go to your doctor to get a stool sample and get tested, and treated if necessary. ...Read more
Long black string like things in my stool ? mucus watery stools no moving things, one time i found a hard segment like thing? stool swabbing shows non
Stools: These are probable undigested or partially digested food fragments. If you continue to have mucous and loose watery stools it would be a good idea to see a doctor and submit to a stool exam along with providing a full detailed history and an exam of yourself. This cannot be solved over the internet. Good luck. ...Read more
Bright yellow stool followed by black stool followed by tannish color stool. All diarrhea. all looked like had littlewhite worms as well. Er or no?
Primary care: No. You do not have an emergency. You have a primary care problem. Contact your family doctor for instructions. ...Read more
Shape of parastic: They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are very long and flat. Others short and round. If you are looking to if you may be infected. Go to your physician and have them order stool ova and parasites. Have a great day. ...Read more
I have small kidney shaped things passing in my stool, black specs and stringy, foamy loose stools and constipation. What is it?
Here are...: Noticing the kidney-shaped things in stool is coincidental and not specifically related with GI-symptoms, for which you need to work on healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. Meanwhile, check out the timing between current GI-symptoms and Wellbutrin (bupropion) to track if its potential benefits outweighs its side effects. For detailed long-term care, work with Doc closely and timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have itching in anal area and found what looked like worm 5-6" in stool today. had seaweed salad yesterday and object in stool resembled piece of that?
Worms, abdominal pains, black and red bits in stools. Does this indicate bleeding or a serious infestation?
Needs assessment: This would need to be medically evaluated to answer the question. Red stool can sometimes be due to bleeding. Black, tarry, malodorous stool can also be related to gastrointestinal bleeding. However, bits of this in stool could also be related to food you have eaten. Since you have abdominal pain and worms, it is very important to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
There are dark particles in my stool (1/4 of a thumbnail in size). Could it be blood/blood clots? It's black and tarry. Otherwise stool is brown.
Needs follow up: This could be something benign like something you ate but we are always a bit concerned when we see anything black in the stools. Bleeding in the stomach or upper intestines can show up as black areas in the stool. It is best to be checked by your doctor and make sure there is no blood in the stool. Your doctor has tests to check stools for blood even when it does not appear to be there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is some kind of parasite causing what looks like solid corn pieces in stool? Stool is smelly loose and black. The pieces i've had 2 days, passed 50?
Ascaris: If it is several inches long and looks like an earthworm, likely to be the ascaris roundworm which can be eradicated with meds. ...Read more
Worms: I suggest you see a physician for further examination and treatment. ...Read more
I took my dog to the vet and he was positive for hookworms. My bowel movements have been strange and they seem to have white-ish sesame seed like things all in it. If i had hookworms, wouldn't i find worms in stool?
I am experiencing hemorrhoids and worms in stool. The following also describes me: Anal itching. Can pinworms get under the skin as it looks like they're inside the hemorrhoids?
Parasites: I have never heard of that occurring. Recommend treating the worms. ...Read more
Microscope: You can always check to see if they move by themselves, but the best way would be to have a professional lab evaluate to see. They can not only determine if it is a parasite/worm, but what type it is. This is important to know what treatment would be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I tell if I am seeing mucous or worms in stool. Nothing seems to move visibly. 24 yr old female, underweight?
Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?
I am experiencing worms in stool. The following also describe me: Restlessness, Anal itching, Vaginal itching, and Trouble sleeping. What should I do?
See a doctor: Worms indicate infection with parasites. This requires medical evaluation and treatment. Seek medical attention asap. ...Read more
I’ve seen threads in my feces and lines is that worms? I’ve been having a nonstop appetite no matter how much I eat and been getting sick easily
Maybe: Worms are surprisingly common; consider getting a lab to test your stool for worms/parasites but labs often miss them so test could show a false negative. Papaya seeds are proven to work as well as any drug and safe even if no parasites so try taking 2 tbsp of them once a week for several weeks- either chew them (as you eat the fruit) or grind and add to smoothie. Get tested if symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Black and red spots in stools, usually brown, stomach upset, constant anxiety, bloating, no pain at all, and looks like segments of flat worms...
Need stool tests: Could be a chronic slow bleed.You need to see a doctor and get blood and stool tests. ...Read more
Is it possible to have worms come out alive in stool.My neighbor spotted a black worm after her daughter did bowel.Confused if it was there or she has?
My 5 year old has an itchy bottom for several days. I noticed black or brown 1/4" long worms in his stool. There was 1 moving. We are on vacation?
PINWORM: Perianal itching are sx of pinworm infestation. ...Read more
No worms seen in stools, no itchy anus but when i take a bath i notice little tiny black worms. help!
Get stool tested: Best to see your doc and get the stool tested! ...Read more
I just discovered black small threads in my stool, i have had off/on issues for the past 2 weeks, any cause for concern?
No: Likely from something you are. Are you having other symptoms? ...Read more
My question is I'm concerned that I have stringy black looking worms and specs in my feces but the black string in my feces don't move at all?
What type of worm in human feces is small (2-3mm), white (rice grain appearence), black tip on one end, and moves around in the fecal matter?
Threadworm?: Probably a threadworm (pin worm) as those are the most common. Here is a link, i hope this helps! http://www.Netdoctor.Co.Uk/diseases/facts/pinworm.Htm. ...Read more
My 5.5 month baby had banana day before.he did not poop yesterday but today his diper was full of black worm like threads.this happened twice in a day?
Worm Infection: I recommend you to take your baby to your Pediatric doctor for examination. One of the possible worms in neonates are pinworms. Is important to keep your baby hydrated, keep hygienic measures and in this case all members of the family should be treated because this is a highly transmittable disease. Fecal Oral transmission ...Read more
My baby's poop has lot of not moving black threads which look like worms.He had banana a day before and did not poop yesterday!what is it?Is it worms?
Banana Worms: Probably those thin little stringy things that are on the outside of a banana. But why wonder? Get it checked!!! ...Read more