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My 4 months baby girl is active, gaining weight, poop once in a day, healthy, sleeps good but only drinks 3.5 oz every 2 hours. Is that to worry?

My 4 months baby girl is active, gaining weight, poop once in a day, healthy, sleeps good but only drinks 3.5 oz every 2 hours. Is that to worry?

This sounds fine: This sounds fine, some babies just prefer to have smaller frequent feedings. A once daily stool is also fine. I like to see you have mentioned the important high points of babies development, weight gain, activity and sleep! Enjoy your baby! ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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If you poop a lot do you lose weight ?

If you poop a lot do you lose weight ?

It depends: On what's causing you to poop. If you have an illness, infectious or autoimmune, then you might not be absorbing your food properly, and you will probably lose weight. You should definitely see your doctor. If you want to poop so you lose weight, then no. Your bathroom scale might lower in the short term, but you haven't really lost any excess body fat, just water and, well, poop. ...Read more

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When your pooping a lot does that mean your losing weight?

When your pooping a lot does that mean your losing weight?

NO: "pooping water" is diarrhea. This indicates you are losing fluid, nutrients, and electrolytes. Any weight lost by this matter will be regained rapidly by the body's mechanism to re-establish equilibrium. To lose weight: eat a palm-sized portion of protein&portion of brown carbohydrate every 3 hr; sprinkle 4 fruits&5veggies +3tsp oil/fat across the day. Drink 80oz water/day. Exercise 30-45min/day. ...Read more

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When pooping water does it mean I am losing weight?

When pooping water does it mean I am losing weight?

NO: "pooping water" is diarrhea. This indicates you are losing fluid, nutrients, and electrolytes. Any weight lost by this matter will be regained rapidly by the body's mechanism to re-establish equilibrium. To lose weight: eat a palm-sized portion of protein&portion of brown carbohydrate every 3 hr; sprinkle 4 fruits&5veggies +3tsp oil/fat across the day. Drink 80oz water/day. Exercise 30-45min/day. ...Read more

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Is it true that some people get colonoscopies, just to lose weight or get them because they can't go poop for a while..?

Is it true that some people get colonoscopies, just to lose weight or get them because they can't go poop for a while..?

Not to lose weight: I am not aware of colonoscopies being performed for weight loss purposes. However worsening constipation in the right clinical context is an indication for diagnostic colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Would be difficult to lose weight if i'm not pooping?

Would be difficult to lose weight if i'm not pooping?

It may slow things: Down a little. Insure that you are hydrating well (at least 64 oz water/ day). Aim for at least 5 servings of veggies and 4 of fruit per day. Moderate dairy use and avoid poor quality carbs. Get daily physical activity. You can try an otc laxative. If these measures don't help with your constipation - then discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose weight from pregnancy limiting my calorie intake to a max of 1,140 a day and my stool is very light tan. Almost white, is this bad?

I'm trying to lose weight from pregnancy limiting my calorie intake to a max of  1,140 a day and my stool is very light tan. Almost white, is this bad?

Gall Bladder: White or light color stools is often due to a lack of bile in it. This could be from a problem with the gall bladder, or bile duct system in the liver. Gall stones may be part of the problem. See your physician to get an easy blood test and examination to evaluate this condition ...Read more

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For the past month I've been having frequent bowel movement (every day or 2) accompanied by a lot of gas, stomach growls, constant hunger & weight loss.?

For the past month I've been having frequent bowel movement (every day or 2) accompanied by a lot of gas, stomach growls, constant hunger & weight loss.?

Change of BM: Changes of bowel habits can be many things but when associated with weight loss is of concern. Please set up appointment with primary care provider for work up and possible referral gastroenterology. ...Read more

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Stool not cleared every morning,weight 68,hight170cm,sgpt 41,when stool cleared then filling Hungary,Report is normal,?

Stool not cleared every morning,weight 68,hight170cm,sgpt 41,when stool cleared then filling Hungary,Report is normal,?

Stools: Usually soon after eating one needs to pass stools - this is normal. Perhaps you should eat a good breakfast in the morning. This will probably result in a good bowel motion. Having a bowel motion alone should not make you feel hungry. ...Read more

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