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Hi there. I am experiencing small fuzzy stool at the moment, I have been feeling very anxious and I wonder if this can cause it. Also had bad appitite?
Anxiety: Anxiety can stir up irritable bowel syndrome which can cause either constipation or loose stools. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen, or if there is abdominal pain, bloody or black stools, nausea or vomiting. Stress management therapy may be advisable which you will discuss with your physician. ...Read more
My stomach is distended and sore for about four days now. I'm very gassy with green, fuzzy stools that have spots of orange. Please advise :)?
ER/UC clinic: Or get seen now: the bloating and soreness may be related to GI illness and you need exam, testing and an abdominal ultrasound. ...Read more
See GI Physician: Lynch syndrome put you at risk of many other associated disorders. White stools are always a concern especially of chronic and may be accompanied by dark urine. This can be caused by a number of syndromes or masses that affect the biliary system. Important to get an evaluation. ...Read more
Stools have fuzzy white matter on outside. Pain across lowe back, hip to hip radiating to front of l hip. Occasional pain in left mid abd. Female 55y?
Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, ; even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies ; probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more
When I had a bowel movement I seen some fuzzy material in my stool and when I wiped I seen some mucus what could this be.
Probably nothing: Mucus is made normally as a lubricant and sometimes especially if patients are a bit constipated or straining they can see it in the stool. As long as its not bloody its nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Just had vaginal yeast infection 2 weeks ago and took diflucan. Now there is white fluffy/fuzzy still on my stool. (Went to Dom. Republic last week)?
Stool: Means nothing if it happened once.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe: Go see a physician immediately. This is not normal. The sooner you address this, the better for your health. ...Read more
Very loose stool that's light brown and has white fuzzy stuff on it, may have some orange spots. Persistent for almost a week. Should I see a doctor?
See answer: Symptoms suggest a viral gastroenteritis. Should resolve over the next 4-5 days. If not see a physician. Imodium (loperamide) AD OTC can help if having loose stools multiple times a day. White color and orange spots likely insignificant. See: http://bit. Ly/1vxEW0V for more information ...Read more
Er couldn't dx. Low r. Quad p (ain), rebound p, nausea, testes & scrotal p, p immediately after eating, tarry stool, dizziness. Ct appendix=fuzzy. Ddx?
See a doctor: Other than the er which is not a place in which to undergo a diagnostic evaluation. What they may do is to tell you where else to go, but if it is not life-threatening they may just send you on your way. Go and see either a general internist or surgeon and get this fully evaluated. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
My baby who is five months of age, she has oil with stool. And it’s happening 4 or 5 times in a day. What is the problem, pls. Answer…?
Can people who have hammeroidectomy in their mid 20's have problems controlling their stools (holding for sometime) in their advanced age?
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
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
Can't tell from here: Stool texture (regardless of volume or frequency of movements) is defined by the bristol stool scale (bss), which ranges from 1 (hard, pellet stool) to 7 (loose, watery stool). Normal stool grades a 4 on the bss. On the other hand, "diarrhea" is defined by volume and stool frequency (typically more than 4-5 bowel movements/day). Tell your doctor as well about bleeding, fever, tenderness, & pain. ...Read more
Melenic specks?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Persistent melena esp. With dyspeptic symptoms however warrants md visit. ...Read more
Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile — a yellow-green fluid that digests fats — in your stool. As bile pigments travel through your gastrointestinal tract, they are chemically altered by enzymes — changing the pigments from green to brown. ...Read more