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Can prolonged exposure to dog feces and urine that has been soaked into the floor cause health problems?

Can prolonged exposure to dog feces and urine that has been soaked into the floor cause health problems?

Possibly: It depends on whether the urine/feces had any parasites (worms) and their (worms) resistance to the medium they are in. If none are present, then the exposure is most likely harmless. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Can holding in your urine and feces cause pain in lower abdomen when going later?

Can holding in your urine and feces cause pain in lower abdomen when going later?

Probably not: Low abdominal pain can have serious causes, but holding urine or stool isn't one of them. If pain persists more than a day or two, if severe, or if other symptoms like fever or abnormal vaginal or rectal bleeding, see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Urine smells like feces and I'm also and pain in abdomen and flank areas. Should this be cause for concern?

Urine smells like feces and I'm also and pain in abdomen and flank areas. Should this be cause for concern?

Sure: You may have a significant urinary tract infection. You could even have a fistula between your bowel and your bladder. It's worth seeing a medical professional for an exam, urinalysis, and evaluation. In the meantime, stay well hydrated, but don't delay. ...Read more

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I have a urine and feces breath odor. It's really bad when I eat chocolate & coffee my dentist says no problem with teeth, no problem with sinuses.

I have a urine and feces breath odor. It's really bad when I eat chocolate & coffee my dentist says no problem with teeth, no problem with sinuses.

Medical condition?: Have you had a recent physical examination?
If your dentist performed a thorough evaluation and found nothing wrong, then possibly you have an ongoing medical condition that needs to be addressed.

See your internist or family practice physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Blood in stool and in urine, c diff, tonsilitis, uti, BV and pvc's all within 4 months. Am I a hypochondriac for worrying about health after all that?

Blood in stool and in urine, c diff, tonsilitis, uti, BV and pvc's all within 4 months. Am I a hypochondriac for worrying about health after all that?

I am sorry but I: Can't answer that. I would be concerned if I had health problems (especially the c.Diff). However, even people with hypochondriasis can have serious health problems. I hope your health improves. Stay well. ...Read more

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Do vitamins b, c and magnesium cause yellowish brown stool and bright yellow urine?

Do vitamins b, c and magnesium cause yellowish brown stool and bright yellow urine?

B-Vitamins: B vitamins can cause bright yellow urine, check with your doctor if you are concerned. Not familiar with these vitamins and magnesium causiing yellowish stool. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had to go For stool minimum three times in the daily morning and each time I have urine sensation. Afternoon everything is ok. Only problem in mornig?

I had to go For stool minimum three times in the daily morning and each time I have urine sensation. Afternoon everything is ok. Only problem in mornig?

Thought: Are you more anxious, nervous in the morning? Do you drink a large amount of caffeine in the mornings? These can lead to urge for stool and urine passage. ...Read more

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Once my friend had malaria then he has a prblm, urine passes hardly after a long time of stay it releases specially when he takes bath or passes stool?

Once my friend had malaria then he has a prblm, urine passes hardly after a long time of stay it releases specially when he takes bath or passes stool?

Ans: Well he may have 2 issues here. The malaria is a problem of its own. There is medication but still will get severe flare ups. The urine issue he needs to see the urologist first. The incontinence is an issue get evaluated ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause blood in stool/white clumps and foul smelling in urine?

Can dehydration cause blood in stool/white clumps and foul smelling in urine?

No, see Dr: Sounds like two issues present--blood in stool (=not normal) and urinary tract infection (=not normal). See your dr / urgent care / er for evaluation and treatment. If may be dehyrated as well (=not normal), you can fix w/extra fluids. ...Read more

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My mom has acidity in stomach, urine, stool. What are the best treatments for this problem?

Tests at first.: At first after your mom visit medical doctor please do tests: urine, stool, and even maybe gastric biopsy. After results coming back, appropriate treatment can be discussed with physician.
Thank you for question. ...Read more

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Have blood in urine blood in stool urine very foul smelling. Very cloudy urine. What causes this?

Have blood in urine blood in stool urine very foul smelling. Very cloudy urine. What causes this?

Bloody urine: blood in urine & stool, fowl cloudy smelling in MALE may be infection in kidney & bladder, might have fever, flank pain, chills, nausea & vomiting, need tested & treatment now. Could also be fistula between rectum & bladder...need exam by surgeon... ...Read more

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So today I had blood in both my urine and stool. What could have caused it?

So today I had blood in both my urine and stool. What could have caused it?

It sometimes can: Be difficult to separate source in women, and bleeding from both urinary and digestive tracks simultaneously without precedent blood from one or the other, isn't common without blood thinners. So, it behooves you to see a doctor to have a pelvic and rectal exam, test for anemia, and possible 'looks' into the rear passage to define sources. ...Read more

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I am 25 yr female and recetly found blood in my stool and at times in urine even, but have no other problem other wise.

I am 25 yr female and recetly found blood in my stool and at times in urine even, but have no other problem other wise.

Should be checked!: Blood in stools can be simple issues such as fissures or hemorrhoids, but even in a young woman can be related to more serious issues such as cancer. See your doctor asap. Urine blood and stool blood are two different issues, but can often be confused due to a woman's anatomy. If a colonoscopy is recommended, don't worry; it's not bad at all. Sedation makes it no big deal! ...Read more

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HB drop from 14 to 9.2 in 3 months. Low B12 (145). Stool and Urine test normal. Age 65. What could be causes and what investigations to be done?

HB drop from 14 to 9.2 in 3 months. Low B12 (145). Stool and Urine test normal. Age 65. What could be causes and what investigations to be done?

See an internist: There are many possibilities - some potentially serious. You first want to make sure you aren't losing blood. If that isn't the problem your doctor would check to see if your body is breaking down blood cells too rapidly or just not making enough. For any of those an internal medicine specialist if the best place to start. ...Read more

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What would cause blood in urine and stool with severe back and stomach pain?

What would cause blood in urine and stool with severe back and stomach pain?

If you are: Seeing red blood in both urine and stool, you need to get checked for a bleeding or clotting disorder. There are many causes, some of them serious, so get checked out really soon. ...Read more

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What would cause my urine and stool to have excess protein in it shown by bubbling?

What would cause my urine and stool to have excess protein in it shown by bubbling?

Bubbling not precise: If you suspect protein in your urine, a urinalysis is the simplest & best way to see if you're correct. Then, if that shows protein, you need to have the proteinuria evaluated. ...Read more

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Hello. I am a 26 years old male, have problems with really dark brown urine when I am very active, and my stool is thin and yellow and small. I am als?

Hello. I am a 26 years old male, have problems with really dark brown urine when I am very active, and my stool is thin and yellow and small. I am als?

Please see a doctor: This is not ALS, but dark urine is a symptom with a wide differential ranging from post-traumatic over-exertion hematuria to issues with kidney (IgG nephropathy) to muscle problems from either an inborn error of metabolism (metabolic myopathies) or mitachondrial disease. You could go into kidney failure with some of these conditions. Please see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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23 year old male had 7 colds already this year now another one. Doctor did blood, urine and stool sample all good. I have stress, is that cause?

23 year old male had 7 colds already this year now another one. Doctor did blood, urine and stool sample all good. I have stress, is that cause?

"Cold": Your frequent"colds" may in fact be due to allergies. An appointment with an allergist might resolve your problem ...Read more

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My 3 month old has gray colored stool he also has dark yellow urine be a problem with his liver I have not changed his diet I'm strictly breastfeeding?

My 3 month old has gray colored stool he also has dark yellow urine be a problem with his liver I have not changed his diet I'm strictly breastfeeding?

Doubtful: Transient stool color change is very common and is hardly a serious problem. Dark yellow urine is a concentrated one. True liver disease results in chalk colored stool with dark tea color urine. ...Read more

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Bloody urine 3x in 2 days other times clear. Stool, blood wrk nrml. I have 3 kidney stones. No pain. Feel lightheaded at times. Causes? I'm worried

Blood in urine: Given that you have 3 kidney stones, it is likely that the hematuria is because of the stones. Absence of pain is unusual but not unheard of. Other poss include cyst or tumor. Ultrasound would show these. And then a renal disease can bleed, such as glomerulonephritis. A check with ultrasound and U/A and blood work asap is warranted. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

See a doctor: Most likely no single health problem is causing all these symptoms. Strong urine odor usually means dehydration, i.e. not taking in enough fluids. Other symptoms may be irritable bowel syndrome. Best to see a doctor and stop trying to figure it out on your own or through online resources. Good luck! ...Read more

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Constant diareaha. Doctor done a lot of stool, blood, urine samples, +viewed both my stomack and colon with a tube. What does a funcional problem mean?

Constant diareaha. Doctor done a lot of stool, blood, urine samples, +viewed both my stomack and colon with a tube. What does a funcional problem mean?

= A Dx of exclusion: When a GI problem is labelled "functional" it means inflammation, infection, & ischemic pathology, as well as motility disorders have been ruled out. Ruled in are conditions that alter how the gut "senses" pain, distension, & the movement of food or residue. The good news then is that there's no bad news, allowing the symptoms you describe to be addressed without concern for missing a bad problem. ...Read more

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3m old girl has gas with dark grey/green stool with smelly urine that smells like poo. Prolonged jaundice at birth, abnormal LFT at 8 weeks.

3m old girl has gas with dark grey/green stool with smelly urine that smells like poo. Prolonged jaundice at birth, abnormal LFT at 8 weeks.

Mgt: I would suggest that they ask their pediatrician for the results of her newborn screening tests. The tests screen for a number of conditions. There may be several causes and among these include hepatitis, alpha one antitrypsin deficiency, hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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What would cause chest pains and shortness of breath each time I get the urge to pass urine or faeces?

SOB with urination: Urination activates parasympathetic nervous system. That system can causes bronchoconstriction. It may be hyperactive in you. Would check for asthma with PFTs as it may be exacerbating asthma, check echocardiogram for heart abnromalities and follow up with a neurologist or cardiologist that specializes in the autonomic nervous system dysfunction (Vanderbilt Univ- Autonomic Dys Center) ...Read more

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When I push feces urine comes, out and little feces comes out wats wrong?? everytime I push feces urine comes out

When I push feces urine comes, out and little feces comes out wats wrong?? everytime I push feces urine comes out

May be normal: since pressure down there can cause pressure in both the feces and urine this may be a normal physiologic reaction. If there's any other problems going on you could discuss it with your physician. Sometimes people can leak urine if there is not strengths in the vaginal wall. There are muscle exercises your physician can tell you about ...Read more

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Rabies is NOT transmitted through the blood, urine, or feces of an infected animal, is it true?

Rabies is NOT transmitted through the blood, urine, or feces of an infected animal, is it true?

That is correct.: Rabies is NOT transmitted through the blood, urine, or feces of an infected animal nor is it spread airborne through the open environment. Saliva is the primary way for an animal who is in the clinical stages of rabies to transmit the virus ...Read more

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Can breathing cat urine and feces make you sick?

Can breathing cat urine and feces make you sick?

It can.: Their urine contains proteins that some people are allergic to. After the urine dries - the proteins become airborne. ...Read more

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What type of microbes inhabit feces and urine and can make us sick?

What type of microbes inhabit feces and urine and can make us sick?

Infections.: Usually urine is sterile, so it is not often a problem. The stool, however, is loaded with many types of organisms. There are many illnesses, too many to list here, including bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections, which are spread by fecal contamination. All the more important reason to wash hands thoroughly after using the bathroom! Good luck. ...Read more

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Which types of viruses can you get from cleaning up cat urine/feces?

Which types of viruses can you get from cleaning up cat urine/feces?

Low risk of Toxoplas: There is a very low risk that you could get toxoplasmosis.
You can get toxoplasmosis by accidentally ingesting the parasite in contaminated cat feces, which can occur if you accidentally touch your hands to your mouth after cleaning a cat's litter box, or touching anything that has come into contact with cat feces; people are more likely to get [toxoplasmosis] from eating raw meat. ...Read more

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I have had sweet, fruity smelling urine for a couple weeks now. My feces also smells strangely fruity and my urine has been cloudy but no other symp?

I have had sweet, fruity smelling urine for a couple weeks now. My feces also smells strangely fruity and my urine has been cloudy but no other symp?

Possible causes: The things you eat and drink can affect the smell and appearance of both your urine and feces. The other concern for a fruity or sweet smelling urine is the possibility of diabetes. If you have a family history of diabetes, you should see your primary care physician and have the appropriate tests performed. ...Read more

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Why some people get sexual excitement from contact with feces and urine?

Why some people get sexual excitement from contact with feces and urine?

Paraphilia: Paraphilia is a sexual problem where the sexual arousal is in response to objects or stimuli not associated with normal sexual behavior patterns and that may interfere with the establishment of normal sexual relationships. Coprophilia: sexual attraction to (or pleasure from) feces. Urolagnia: sexual attraction to urine. Cause is unknown and though to have prenatal neurodevelopmental correlation. ...Read more

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If urine comes from the water we drink and feces from the food we eat, then where do sperms come from?

If urine comes from the water we drink and feces from the food we eat, then where do sperms come from?

Here are some. ..: Oral intakes are digested & absorbed through GI-tract to liver where all needed biochemicals manufactured and distributed to different tissues and organs which function as they're supposed to be so we can survive, grow, and live on. Through GI, feces as final residue is moved out of body; through kidneys, urine is excreted; through testes, sperms are formed; through prostate & seminal vesicles... ...Read more

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Out of curiosity can you get HIV or hep c from urine or feces?

Out of curiosity can you get HIV or hep c from urine or feces?

Contact with blood: Good question.
Anyone can get HIV or hep c by coming in contact with blood that contains the hep c virus or hiv, or both.
Have a nice day. ...Read more

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What's a form if salmonella poisoning that's related to chicjen infected by rat feces/urine?

What's a form if salmonella poisoning that's related to chicjen infected by rat feces/urine?

See below: Q: is salmonella a concern with backyard chickens?
A: not usually, but let us explain why. Humans do not catch salmonella from chicks or chickens the way you would catch a cold from your neighbor. Salmonella is food poisoning; you get it from eating infected meat or eggs. Even then, in order to get a case of salmonella, the meat and eggs you have eaten must be improperly prepared, that is, not com. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of enterovesical fistulae? Would it make your urine smell like feces and/or stool smell like ammonia? Would u feel "poisoned"?

What are the symptoms of enterovesical fistulae? Would it make your urine smell like feces and/or stool smell like ammonia? Would u feel "poisoned"?

Fistula: Most commonly, recurrent uti's, fouls smelling urine, fecal material or fiber in the urine, passage of air during voiding, abdominal pain may or may not be present. You may feel very sick or not at all. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more