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Bulky Foul Smelling Stool
Consider probiotics: Probiotics can help: 1) Diarrhea (gastroenteritis, antibiotic-associated, traveller's, infectious, post-pelvic radiation) 2) Atopic dermatitis 3) Infantile colic 4) Symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel) 5) Reduced triglycerides & improved HDL 6) Reduced rates of dental cavities. However, specific probiotic strains may treat or avert some illnesses. (Ref. www.consultant360.com/articles/probiotics ...Read more
Discolored vomitt, blood in my vomitt and stool, loosing vision and hearing, confusion, and foul smelling stool , what is wrong with me ?
What are you taking?: There's a very good chance that your "detox" is the problem. Any change in diet, alteration in gut flora, or purgative agents may change your stool pattern & odor. Please keep in mind that not everything bought in a health food store, or "natural" products (however well intentioned in taking), may agree with you or be entirely safe. Stop the product & resume a balanced diet--see doc if persists. ...Read more
I am peeing frequent. Nauseous. Foul smelling stool. Dr's arent open till monday. Whats wrong and what should i do?
Here are some…: Clinically, two approaches can be taken. The first one is to bear with it until appointment is available in 24 hours as long as not being dehydrated, and the second is to urgent care if being bearable, feeling weak, or dehydrated. If taking the first one, you may drink boiled ginger soup mixed with honey to soothe stomach if palatable for you. ...Read more
Black stool: could be melena, or occult blood in the stool. Blood changes color from red to black when it is exposed to enzymes in the GI tract. The bleeding could be coming from ulcerations in stomach or elsewhere, or even a tumor, in the upper GI tract, Have your doctor take a look at you. ...Read more
Persistent foul smelling stool. I eat balanced diet + lots of vegs&fruits, exercise regularly. Take min&vit&omega supps. Poor digestion? Next step?
Possible Allergy: You may not be able to digest certain foods. Try keeping a food diary and see if a pattern or certain food causes problems, if so , avoid. Also you may need to try digestive enzymes like beano for vegetables and lactaid for dairy products. Also make sure you are eating plenty of probiotic foods to aid in digestion as well. ...Read more
16 mon. Old son has frequent bouts of prolonged sticky foul smelling stool, and trouble digesting any milk including toddler formula. Why is this?
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