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I have color yellow stool with black spots in it is it of any concern?..I have a picture of it..

I have color yellow stool with black spots in it is it of any concern?..I have a picture of it..

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

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I have been having strange stools. From searching images i think it could worms or flukes. I have pictures & am concerned & looking for guidance. ?

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

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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

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

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I have noticed something hard and squishy in my stool when I go. I've taken pictures of it. It's a whitish yellow color in huge globs ?

I have noticed something hard and squishy in my stool when I go. I've taken pictures of it. It's a whitish yellow color in huge globs ?

Stools analysis : Is what you need, we can't tell just from the description, as it looks like you don't have other symptoms. You may have parasitic infestation, or may be indigestion, get to see your doctor if that is really bothersome, wish you well ...Read more

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Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools? High Neutrophils High Monocytes Low Lymphocyte High Immature Granulocytes (3)

Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools?
High Neutrophils
High Monocytes
Low Lymphocyte
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

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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?

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

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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. ?

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 more

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I need answers for my picture in my file please?

This format does: not allow picture loads. Consider use of prime service ...Read more

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Why is my stool green?

Why is my stool green?

Likely: Eating anything could affect the color and character of your stools. ...Read more

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What causes thin stool?

What causes thin stool?

Usually: Something in the lower colon or rectum would be the cause, either stricture, tumor or hemorrhoids. Any change in caliber of stools needs to be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon, sooner rather than later. Some type of scoping depending on your history would be the next step. ...Read more

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Why is my stool so dark?

Several possibilitie: Stool can be dark from iron pills pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or foods like spinach. Black tarry stools may indicate bleeding from the stomach area and should be checked right away. ...Read more

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Darker than normal stool.

Depends: If melena (black, tarry) this may represent bleeding. Otherwise likely a consequence of what you consumed. ...Read more

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How I do soften my stools?

How I do soften my stools?

Stool softener/fiber: First, be sure you are staying well-hydrated with a good intake of water or other fluids. Adequate fiber in the diet is also important to keeping the stool soft. If these things are not enough then a stool softener such as docusate sodium can be used. ...Read more

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What makes your stool green?

What makes your stool green?

Bile: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd ignore the whole issue. ...Read more

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Which colour stool is normal?

Which colour stool is normal?

Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile — a yellow-green fluid that digests fats — in your stool. As bile pigments travel through your gastrointestinal tract, they are chemically altered by enzymes — changing the pigments from green to brown. ...Read more