Top
10
Doctor insights on: Frothy Stool

Share

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more


2

2
What causes frothy stools in adults?

What causes frothy stools in adults?

IBS & dietary : Imbalances (too much fermentation created gas) in diet and ibs in general can do that. Lactose intolerant people might see that. I don't know if it is a problem on it's own. Ibs can be quite painful. Hope you're well! ...Read more

4

4
Female35yrs !frothy stool, vomiting and body ache since mornin , today ! Mild fever ?

Female35yrs !frothy stool, vomiting and body ache since mornin , today ! Mild fever ?

Gastroenteritis?: This is most probably a viral infection (Rotavirus, norovirus most commonly) and should resolve itself in 3-5 days. Stay well hydrated and rest. If you cannot hold anything down or feel you are becoming dehydrated, go to an urgent care facility or to an ER. Good luck. ...Read more

5

5
Blood in stool. Kinda frothy feces. Also some loose ones.Overate wheat this week. Please explain.?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
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.

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

7

7
My grandchild, 3month old.Her stool analysis shows cyst e.H ++, pus cells 3 -5hpf, bacteria+.Child had frothy motion for aweek?

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

8

8
How to soften Stools?

How to soften Stools?

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

9

9
Why is my stool green?

Why is my stool green?

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

10

10
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