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Fat In Bm
Unable to digest fibre. Excessive gas, abdominal distention, pressure and pain. Dwells in my system for hours. Fibrous food remain undigested in stool?
Fermented...: Many fibers, particularly the water insoluble kind, are readily fermented by your gut flora. Some people have certain intolerances to bean husks (try beano), to wheat/barley/rye (gluten sensitivity), &/or have a particularly active population in their gut of gas-forming organisms (try bifidobacter-containing probiotics). Maybe altered GI motility, ibs, air swallowing, maldigestion/malabsorption? ...Read more
Not enough water?: Having an adequate amount of fiber in your diet (30 gms of soluble fiber) is important part of optimal health (helps cholesterol, regularity, etc). The large bm's is not really a problem. The pain of more concern. Most important cause is not drinking enough water, seltzer, or fruit juice with the fiber. Fiber increases gas in GI tract, could also cause pain. Exercise daily also. ...Read more
I've lost 15pds in 12days. Hsve rectal bleeding in stool an tissue. Cramps sharp pain in stomach. Cant go with out fiber pills lax. Bloating vomiting?
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fatty Foods.: Not normal to have orange oily fat in stools. Body usually absorbs 100% of fats consumed. There is something wrong, either medications like 'orlistat' or Alli, or deficiencies of enzymes are causing this. Sometimes a parasitic infection can cause this. See your doctor about it. ...Read more
Stool is brown, formed and soft. Occ. Floats then sinks. Seems to have clear haze top of water. Had fecal fat test but not 72hr one. Fat malabsorption?
Loose stools for over a week that leave quickly. Took Psyllium, helped bulk stools. Is soluble fiber the only problem? Eat fiber but most insoluble.
My child sits down A LOT and eats a low fiber diet but other than that eats mostly healthy, saw blood in stool x2 w/pain passing no changed bowl habit?
Does ibs cause lots of mucus in stool stomach cramps that dont go away after a bm and undigested food in stool?
Disproportionate fat in lower abdomen. Generally skinny Upper tummy has no fat but suddenly juts out right below the waistline. At least since puberty?
May be normal: You may be one of those pear-shaped girls who carry their weight in their lower torso, hips and thighs. Abdominal exercises that target the lower abdomen will tone that area. Women who are pear-shaped, as opposed to apple-shaped women who gain weight around their middle, have a lower risk of heart disease ...Read more
Is a moderate stool burden in the colon every time imaging is done normal?I eat high fiber, fluids, Miralax, & exercise.Have nausea, abd pain,bloating
Does HRT Male to Female add or redistribute fat to orbital fat since I had some orbital fat removed in the past?
Myths: No. That would be a completely false myth. ...Read more
Weight loss, loose green stools, stomach pain relieved with bowel movement? Recent trip in Southeast Asia
Soft mushy stool burning anus gas bloating and some lower stomach pain while pressing on lower tummy green/brown in color some floating grease residue?
SoundsLikeARealGas..: First of all don't go near an open flame. Next, your symptoms sound potentially serious enough to warrant a little jaunt to your friendly neighborhood ER or Urgent Care, or at least your own doc tomorrow. This could all be something that blows over in another day or two and you could wait if you want to, but if it's still as awful as it sounds, why take a chance? You are passing fats and bile. ...Read more
Assuming the food i eat is high in total fat but very low in saturated fat & i manage to burn all calories i eat.Is high fat food OK in this scenario?
Unknown: I don't think we really know the answer to this excellent question but my impression is that, if you're using all the calories you eat, the fat content is not harmful. I base this on lipid profile results of Dr. Adkins (of the Adkins' diet) who eat a low carb, high fat diet, lose weight, and have no demonstrable harm. Some fats (monounsaturated) in moderation, appear to actually be beneficial. ...Read more