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My 16 year old keeps eating poop out of the toilet. We don't know why? We have to watch him every time he goes and that is impossible to do.
Coprophagia: Eating one's feces may represent severe depression, psychosis or other mood disorders such as schizophrenia, or a medical condition known as pica (when one eats wood, dirt, feces or other atypical substances because of a serious depletion of certain elements in his/her body such as iron deficiency). He should see a physician sooner rather than later. ...Read more
For 2.5 weeks left side upper and lower abd pain. Excessive gas esp after eating. Poop that looks flaky on the outside and floats. Have been stressed.
Gastroenterologist: Your symptoms can be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, lactose or gluten intolerance or sensitivity. A gastroenterologist would be helpful with diagnosis and treatment as well as dietary advice. Taking simethicone after meals can reduce gas buildup. Stress management therapy may also be worthwhile. ...Read more
Urgent care with np's or er? To try to get an MRI of abdomen and lungs. Hard glands on tummy, pleural pain, pain when eating, pooping, laughing etc, ty
Hi okay I have this thing between my ribs on the inside of my body an its like vibrating up an down what is it I have tryed drinking a soda an eating an pooping
On protonix (pantoprazole) for suspected GERD. About a month later I still have nausea and stomach pain after eating & gassy & pooping alot. What else cud it be?
6.5mo old constipated pooping nuggets of poop. Eating lots of prunes and pears been on solids and no problem since 5 months. advice for helping him?
May be allergic to: food, or dairy, or formula? Your profile states there is allergy and itching and this needs to be evaluated by the pediatrician further, especially if constipation is present. Make sure your baby gets/drinks purified water along with whatever solids (fruits) you're feeding it. Hydration is key, maybe not the prunes for now. Consult your baby's doctor. ...Read more
Can beets make your stool blood red? I've noticed after eating them my poop looks like it has blood in it (which I've had issues with)
It can but: get checked by a doctor to make sure there is no blood. ...Read more