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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Stool Small Caliber

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what causes small stools with gas several times in one day?

 what causes small stools with gas several times in one day?

Virus/bad food: There are several things that can cause these symptoms. You could have gotten a virus or some bad food. If you took antibiotics recently that could be a cause. You could also have lactose intolerance. Try avoiding dairy, taking some antacids and adding a probiotic. If you develop a fever or severe abdominal pain see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause my stool to be orange in color and not be solid, just small pieces?

What can cause my stool to be orange in color and not be solid, just small pieces?

? Irritable bowel: Orange jelly-like stool often means that the mucous lining of your intestines is sloughing off and getting mixed in with your bowel movements. The common cause of this is irritable bowel syndrome. In IBS--a very common condition among us highly-stressed folks who maybe are not eating the healthiest diet--the body can alternate between constipation, normal bowel movements, and diarrhea. ...Read more

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I had a small amount of fresh blood in my stool. Can it be when one exerts! Wht should I do.What are probable causes.Help.

I had a small amount of fresh blood in my stool. Can it be when one exerts! Wht should I do.What are probable causes.Help.

Hemorrhoid.: A small amount of fresh blood in the stool, especially when seen on the toilet paper, is likely due to a hemorrhoid. This is just a bulging blood vessel that leaks. However, any time you see blood in your stool you should have it checked out by a doctor to be sure. Blood mixed with stool can be a sign of colon cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. But what you describe sounds like a hemorrhoid! ...Read more

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What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?

What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?

?medicines: Besides foods, the most common reason is medicines that have small capsules within a capsule that enables delivery of the medicine beyond the stomach to avoid harsh acid. There are many medicines, including over the counter or even dietary supplements that use microcapsules. However, if with pain, nausea, blood, fever, or recent change in bowel habits, would suggest following up with a doctor ...Read more

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I have lots of small black specks in stool. Can Clonazepam cause this?

Blood?: Are you referring to bleeding in the stool? I'm entirely unaware of that complaint in patients taking Klonopin (clonazepam) (as far as anybody I've ever treated throughout training and practice). One source I'm referencing fails to list this in their side effects for 1-10% of the time so if it does happen it's more rare than finding intelligent politicians. I cannot find any source listing blood in stool ...Read more