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Green Stool And White Spots In Stool
Byproduct: Of normal digestive processes. Unlikely to represent any pathologic process but if other associated symptoms would seek evaluation. ...Read more
Hi, I've had consistent green stool for awhile now and now I'm noticing dark spots in them. Should I be concerned?
See your PCP: If you have green stool, are you taking any over the counter Iron medications. If not , do you feel the smell of stool is bad and peculiar than usual. Are you exposed to any people who are sick , who may have infections like c.difficile colitis ,an intestinal infection by bacteria with a toxin producing capacity. Need your stool tested for ova and parasite, stool culture, any blood,c.diff toxin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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, among others. ...Read more
No: It is not feasible to know what the white spots are without examining the material. However, if you do not have any symptoms it is not likely to be any thing serious. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
What do little white spots in stool mean? I just began eating pine nuts, could that be the cause? Or could it be worms?
What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?
?medicines: Besides foods, the most common reason is medicines that have small capsules within a capsule that enables delivery of the medicine beyond the stomach to avoid harsh acid. There are many medicines, including over the counter or even dietary supplements that use microcapsules. However, if with pain, nausea, blood, fever, or recent change in bowel habits, would suggest following up with a doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: See a GI doctor. Write out a full history. Bring with you any medical records you have, and get full evaluated. Hope this is better soon. ...Read more
Constipated off and on for several weeks. 1st noticed small dark spots throughout and now small white spots. Stool medium brown. What is going on?
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