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Brown Rice And Diverticulosis
Runny stools all the time, had a colonoscapy, no abnomalities.Eating healthy ie rice pasta chicken salad brown breads and fruit...At a loss?
43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool
.6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried !
Blood stool: 43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool .6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried ! ANS: first you need to have it tested for blood. Eating beets can do this in some. Need to have your health care team take a look at you butt/colon ...Read more
Better choices: Rice is constipating and may be aggravating your fissure. Try less constipating foods. ...Read more
I ate rice with black beans. And today on my stool, i saw rice looking things on my stool. With black beans. Was it the rice or tapeworm?
Diet and Stools: It is most likely the beans caused rapid transit through your GI system and this was just undigested food. I see no mention of any symptoms in your question that would even raise the spectrum of a tapeworm. ...Read more
BM 15 minutes after eating broccoli, there was regular long brown stool and a pile of dark green/black unformed stool, not watery. Broccoli culprit?
Unlikely: It is unlikely that the broccoli had even made it out of your stomach at that point let alone through the rest of your digestive tract. BM probably unrelated. ...Read more
My stool is always formed but soft with lots of undigested food bits(skins, vegtables, nuts and seeds)normal colonoscopy. Have gerd. Is this normal?
Probably: Our digestive systems cannot break down Cellulose which is the component of vegetable matter, seeds and nuts that you might see in the stool. It has been termed "roughage" or fiber. It is commendable to include nuts and vegetables in your diet. Some patients with diverticular disease of the colon have restrictions on nuts and seeds, but otherwise keep it up! ...Read more
9mo had ok stools in the morning but then had a small amount of diarrhea with traces of broccoli & beans. She ate oatmeal, beans, and broccoli yesterd?
Food in stool: It is not unusual to see undigested food in a baby's stool. As long as she taking bottles and wetting her diapers, that is good news. All the best. ...Read more
I found out that there are high levels of arsenic in brown rice. I eat brown rice on its own and in cakes, cereal and pasta every day! Should I stop?
What type of foods should I eat if I have internal hemorrhoids and a little polyp? Sweets, yogurt, proteins, white cheese,cocoa and tea are forbidden?
Exam: please consult your physician for a complete exam and stool analysis. ...Read more
My stools haven't been the same since pots started consisting of brown and very hard to yellow orangered mushy light brown lots of undigested food norm.Colon/egd normalct/ultrasound lost lbs, confused!
Been eating mainly meat potatoes soy and bananas and bread everyday because of ulcerative colitis. What other healthy foods can I eat?
Slight abdominal pain with dark brown/almost black stool and constipation. Small amounts of blood in stool recently. On Flagyl. Possible causes?
My stool is soft, formed, and brown, however, there are little white seed like pieces, rice like pieces, and small white chunks. O/p was negative. ?
Today i had pale colored stool, normally its light brown to dark brown. Can eating a lot of corn chips cause this?
Yes: You are what you eat.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is recurrent (but only occasional) loose, bright orange stool a bad sign or normal? My diet consists mostly of grains and dairy, with few vegetables.
Stool color: stool color and consistency can vary across a wide range of normal, and if your symptoms are only occasional, probably are nothing to worry about. If your store ever appears bloody or black in color, you see your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room. Continue your healthy diet! Good luck. ...Read more