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Blood in stool. Kinda frothy feces. Also some loose ones.Overate wheat this week. Please explain.?
Bleeding: No amount of bleeding is normal and should be checked out properly. Excess fiber can give you dirrhea or constipation, depending on your fluid intake. Both can cause hemorrhoids to bleed, but that diagnosis should be left to the doctor to confirm or rule out other explanations for your bleeding. Do not self diagnose rectal bleeding! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3.5 year old has had loose gassy stools with mucus for 8 weeks. Needing to go to the toilet 5-7 times. He now has frothy white mucus.
See his doctor: he might have parasitic infestation of his bowels, he will need stool analysis and given proper medication and he will be fine, good luck ...Read more
My grandchild, 3month old.Her stool analysis shows cyst e.H ++, pus cells 3 -5hpf, bacteria+.Child had frothy motion for aweek?
Probably infection: I'm not clear what your results are based on your question. (cyst eh++ is not typical notation for stool results). If she has white blood cells, and unusual stools, she has either an infection or some type of inflammation, or both. She should follow up with her doctor on the results. ...Read more
No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful medication too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more
Diet, blood: Stool will vary from light to dark depending upon the diet. Diets rich is red meat for instance will darken the stool color. If there is GI bleeding then the stool may become black. This requires evaluation by your gastoenterlogist as the source of the bleeding must be discovered and corrected. ...Read more
Because baby want to: A normal, young baby usually poops after every feeding or after every-other feeding (averaging 3-4 poops a day). As the weeks go by, babies tend to poop less often, some twice a day while others once every-other day. As long as a baby is normal in eating, growth, and development; and does not have firm poop, bloating, or tummy aches; then the number of poops per day is not very important. ...Read more
Dietary sources: often time dark green stools are the result of diet. foods that have blue in them such as blueberries or other blue food coloring can cause dark green stools. If this persists after eliminating this from your diet then you may want to consider seeing a medical professional ...Read more
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
Hydrate well.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per /day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Stay physically active w regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. Please discuss your hemorrhoids w your physician. If this is not sufficient. Disimpaction is sometimes. ...Read more