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Fiber In Poo String Or Worm
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?
Had what looked like undigested spagetti piece in stool. And what felt in orange piece outer covering stool.Ate lots of spagetti.Constipated 2day.Help
Digestion: You are seeing remnants of undigested spaghetti and red sauce ...Read more
Potentially: It could be. Go to your doctor to get a stool sample and get tested, and treated if necessary. ...Read more
Is some kind of parasite causing what looks like solid corn pieces in stool? Stool is smelly loose and black. The pieces i've had 2 days, passed 50?
Have itching in anal area and found what looked like worm 5-6" in stool today. had seaweed salad yesterday and object in stool resembled piece of that?
Bm anywhere from 7x-15x per day, stool foul smell of vomit, rarel solid form, normally soft pudding or shredded sale, symp 2+yrs,enlrg liver, stm soft?
See a doctor soon: This problem needs professional medical evaluation. The most common cause of such symptoms is irritable bowel syndrome, which is uncomfortable but not dangerous. However, more serious problems also are possible, including inflammatory bowel disease (e.g. Crohn's disease), celiac disease (serious gluten intolerance), lactose intolerance, and a number of others. See your doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more
YES: Ys: insoluble means it will not dissolve in your GI tract. ...Read more
Long black string like things in my stool ? mucus watery stools no moving things, one time i found a hard segment like thing? stool swabbing shows non
Stools: These are probable undigested or partially digested food fragments. If you continue to have mucous and loose watery stools it would be a good idea to see a doctor and submit to a stool exam along with providing a full detailed history and an exam of yourself. This cannot be solved over the internet. Good luck. ...Read more
String pieces in stool, eat a lot of fibre, stool test negative-strings hard to break apart, worried. Could this be worms? Haven't been at risk?
Treatment options of internal and external hemerroids. Difficulty passing stool, even if stool is soft. Stool pushes like a bubble up into virgina.
Finding white string like matter stuck in my stool - looks like dental floss but not flat. Consistently bloated and constipated. Is it a parasite?
Diarrhea after eating spicy noodle,drinking lots of beer.gel like strings in poop. Poked to see if it's worms but breaks apart, like gelatin/eggwhite?
Small yellow beadlike ball in underwear, before loose stool happend twice. Anything to worry about? Or just hard mucus or incontinence.
24 month boy. I've noticed dark grape like balls in stool. Very little stool with them. Mucus, globs of soft but solid rope twisted chunks. ?
Give more fiber+H2O: Important details: ? weight gain, abdominal pain? frequency of bm's? If your child is happy, stooling regularly and seems healthy, then stool appearance is less important. Many children this age are picky and eat less veggies and fruits which can either cause a large, hard stool or pellets. Mucous glands are present in the rectum to lubricate defecation. See doctor if child seems ill. ...Read more
For small anal fissure.Why do I need Metamucil or stool softener which has 3g/ pill, when1cup of my favorite cooked lentils has 15.6g, 1 pear 8g fiber. ?
You don't: ...Need to add fiber if you get adequate fiber in your diet. The recommendation was made because most people do not ;, for someone that does, adding the supplement wouldn't hurt. This doesn't apply to stool softeners, like colace (docusate sodium). Whereas fiber in your diet can soften stools, it doesn't do it the same way as the medicine, ;, for healing, using both a high fiber diet ; a softener might be advised. ...Read more
Hard to know: Without knowing what you've been eating, it's impossible to say. The easiest way to tell if you have blood in your stool is to do a stool test for occult blood. You can get hemoccult stool cards from your doctor and test this. If positive, there can be multiple causes for blood in stool -- and these need to be followed up. ...Read more