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Claycolored Stools Picture
Stool may vary: Yellow stool with a "black spot in it" may be of concerned or just a variation of your normal stool process. Stool can change in quantity, consistency, and frequency with changes in diet, medication or illness. You should monitor your stools over the next few days and keep tract of any recent changes in your normal diet or medications or supplements you are taking. If it continues see your PCP. ...Read more
Hi. Can IBS cause that I always feel I have to use bathroom? My stools look.like the 4th type in the picture that shown in one of questions.
GI- bowel issue: See a gastroenterlogist and have a comprehensive physicial exam. ...Read more
I have been having strange stools. From searching images i think it could worms or flukes. I have pictures & am concerned & looking for guidance. ?
You should: 1. show your pictures to your PCP (Primary Care Provider) 2. Send a sample to a clinical laboratoty 3. STOP WATCHING YOUR BOWEL MOVEMENTS! (that ITSELF can be a "disorder" In the absence of other signs (Bleeding, Abdominal pain , Diarrhea) I would strongly suggest #3 Hope this HELPS! Dr Z ...Read more
I have white discoloration on the outside of my anus. My stool is almost always loose and bleeding occurs from time to time. What is this? I have pics
We can't see the: photos on regular HealthTap. With the history provided - do recommend medical evaluation. This portion of HealthTap is not designed to diagnose and treat medical problems. Take care. ...Read more
Go to the Doctor: If you are this worried about your common problem then please hang up the app and go to the doctor. ...Read more
Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools?
High Immature Granulocytes (3)
Blood test results: Upper abdominal pain and fatty stools may be due to gall bladder disease. High neutrophils and monocytes, low lymphocytes and high immature granulocytes may not mean that much in the context of your symptoms, but may be consistent with an infection. You should ask your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more
For the past few months, i've had small stones in my stool don't look like pics of kidney stones, more like small lemon seeds... Should I be worried?
Wonder about food: It is sure not related to kidneys. Partially digested material? Go over everything you eat, you probably will find a reason for stool stones. ...Read more
My baby who is five months of age, she has oil with stool. And it’s happening 4 or 5 times in a day. What is the problem, pls. Answer…?
Can people who have hammeroidectomy in their mid 20's have problems controlling their stools(holding for sometime) in their advanced age?
I am seeing tiny spots of black in my stools on and off. I do have I B S and hemmoroids which have been bothering me lately. ?
Black "spots" ...: may mean bleeding from higher up in the GI tract such as the stomach. Or it may not be blood at all. You might start by trying to do a stool test for occult blood, either at home or with your doctor. Typically hemorrhoidal bleeding would be (bright) red, and usually no bleeding with IBS. Could gum lesion have been bleeding?? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer