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Loose Stool And Ovulation
Is it normal to have loose stools with Ovulation every month? This has been a new symptom for me as of June this year. I've been ttc for 17 months.
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
1yr boy passes watery loose stool once in the morning n 1 in evening which is soft in consistency, he had diner around 9pm, cause of morning stool?
Depends: If your child has only had a watery stool once or twice in a day, and it isn't a frequent occurrence, there is no real concern. Different foods, changes in appetite, changes in digestion can cause this once in a while. If your child is having >4-5 watery stools/day on a regular basis, he should see a doctor. ...Read more
Question unclear: What do you mean by "loose"? Is this a change? It is seldom normal to have this happen unless something in diet or an organism or other inflammatory process is in progress. Generally these are self-limited and resolve in under 5-7 days. The daily frequency is also an issue. Be more specific in your question. Best. ...Read more
I don't know what's goin on but I have been gettin white stuff on my stools like tissue but not n also gettin really loose stools its not all time?
Call your MD: There are different reasons that you can get white material in stool but almost always concerning. Please call your doctor and be seen to get evaluation asap. You probably can pick up a container from your md or lab to collect a stool sample asap, which will be a needed part of your evaluation. ...Read more
Seek care: Black stool can be a sign of gi bleed. It needs to be investigated promptly. Please don't wait. ...Read more
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more
Serious: White stools are a serious concern and he should be evaluated by his pediatrician. Stool should always have color to them and absence of color could indicate a blockage or inflammed liver, gallbladder - see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Not necessarily: If you have an impaction of hard stools that is incomplete, only liquid stool can get by the plug of stool. The mistake is to take something to stop the "diarrhea" which will plug you up fast. Use a plain fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or glycerine suppositories to make sure your rectum is empty before trying to control the diarrhea. ...Read more
Loose stool/constip: During constipation part of the stools become fermented from intestinal bacteria & it becomes loose, it usually comes out after the hard part of the stool, sometimes it leaks around it & causes soiling. I hope that helps answer your question. Try to control your constipation with high fiber diet, prune juice, plenty of fluids, you can also try miniral oil or miralax (polyethylene glycol). Good luck ...Read more
Mebeverine: Possible as the medication relaxes the muscle around the gut therefore it could cause loose stool and bloating. ...Read more
Not to worry: The tip of the stool may have had more fluid extracted from it so it may be harder. It is generally not a worry signal. ...Read more
Green is bile: When your stool passes fast through the intestinal tract the green bile is the color you see in the stool, because the bile doesn't have time to get reabsorbed and give the darker colored stool you are used to. Yellow colored diarrhea is seen in even faster traveling stools. The darker the color, the slower the transit and greater reabsorption of bile. ...Read more
Well: Yeah It can last one to 10 or 12 days. Sometimes intestines are affected and a person can have some symptoms for two or three weeks even. If you're having abdominal pain fever or blood in your stool be signs to be concerned. For specific diagnosis treatment see a doctor in person or make a HealthTap visit ...Read more
Possible: Yes, it is possible; try restarting it for a few days and see how it goes; ...Read more
See a doctor: The answer to your question could fill a good textbook, and the answer to getting rid of it depends upon the cause. See a good doctor and find out what is wrong. ...Read more
Cannot diagnose: This could be the same or recurrent symptoms from one infection or two different issues. The only way in which to resolve this is to go see a doctor and get diagnosed and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
See your doctor: While most bouts of loose stool are innocent in this age group, if it's prolonged, especially with weight loss, it warrants a visit to the doctor for an exam and some tests. ...Read more
No: Go and see a doctor and provide a full history and allow yourself to be examined. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Single episode explosive bloody diahorrea, loose stools two weeks, left side twinges, nausea, causes please?
Blood diarrhea: Those findings suggest infectious diarrhea. You need to consult your physician and have a stool examination and culture. ...Read more
Is frequent diarreah and loose stools a sign of worms? Is it true that everbody in the world has worms. Help.
Many possibilities: Diarrhea has many causes. Infectious causes include bacteria, parasites and viruses. Antibiotics for an unrelated infection can cause clostridium difficile infection which needs treatment with Metronidazole or oral vancomycin. Not all diarrhea is due to an infection. Other causes include lactose intolerance, sorbitol, crohns, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease. See md. ...Read more
Watery/loose stool that lasts longer than 2 days and happens once per day in the morning. How do I treat it?
More info needed: Do you have abdominal pain? Blood or mucus in the stool? Otherwise, if it just started very recently, it may be a viral gastroenteritis. Avoiding dairy and perhaps trying a BRAT diet may be a good idea to calm down your GI tract. If it has been going on longer than 7-10 days, probably a good idea to see your doctor. ...Read more
I've been having loose stools for the past several days can someone tell me if it's a virus or something I ate?
Hard to say: Hard to say but you should start to feel better in the next few days. If not, call your doctor. ...Read more
Is it normal to have red stool? I ate hot cheetohs a few hours ago and now just had red loose stool could that be the cause?
Red stool: "Flamin' Hot Cheetos" can turn your stool red. ...Read more