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Change In Diet Leads To Change In Stools
Typically: Consistency of input affects consistency of output. Irregular intake of fiber containing foods, spicy foods, fluids, physical activity, hormonal status, medications, various carbohydrates, fat, type of protein, etc. Affect bowel frequency, consistency of stool, associated symptoms like gas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometiosis cause pelvic pain, pain with hard stools, change in stools, constant period-like cramps?
Yes: Endometriosis involving the recto-vaginal area certainly can cause those symptoms. A careful examination by your gyn should be able to determine if this problem is present. Fortunately minimally invasive surgery can cure the problem in most cases. Make sure your gyn is an expert in laparoscopic procedures of this type so you can avoid a large abdominal incision. ...Read more
Noticable change in stools,Foul smell accompanied with blood in stool and white mucus and infrequent bowel movements.what could this be at 24 yrs old?
Blood in stool: The combination of blood in the stool with accompanying mucus is possibly suggestive of some form of inflammation of the colon, or colitis. There are also other possibilities, but since it is such a big change in your normal stool appearance, I would recommend you see your doctor as soon as you can. Good luck. ...Read more
A Doc said hemorrhoids could cause abdominal pain and bloating (gassy bloating) in abd and pelvis. Could cause change in stools as well. True or not?
Embarrassing question but what could cause green maybe green blue areas in my normal colored stool. No diet change. 3 days in a row.
See answer: The vast major of green and blue discolorations of one's stool are related to diet and not disease. Green (blue+yellow =green)poop can be seen with excess green leafy vegetables (chlorophyll), excess iron, artificial food dyes (ice cream, cake frosting, liquorice candy, etc). Less often by excess bile. Blue poop most often also related to food dyes (e.g. Blue curaçao, grape soda). Re-evaluate diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started weight watchers this week and I noticed my stool is a clay color. Could this be due to a change in diet?
Yes, possibly: The change you see in the color of your stool could be from your new healthier eating choices. I would not worry, though, since this color does not represent any health risk, and better eating is certainly a plus. Congratulations! Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lot of possibilities: Diet changes would be the most common cause, other possibilities would be lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, gluten sensitivity, problems with your pancreas, or an intestinal infection. Give it some time and notice any pattern with your diet or any exposures to others with diarrhea, if it doesn't get better in a week or so, or if you have fever, pain, or dizziness, see a doctor. ...Read more
20yr F. For about a week now ive noticed blood in my stool and when i wipe. There isnt a change in diet. What are possible diagnosis for this?
For the past 2 months i haven't had a solid stool. There are no changes in my diet nor any sickness?
Add fiber: See doctor if not clearing over a week or if you see blood. ...Read more
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