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Loose Stool Not Diarrhea
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
I have been having constipation, bloating, diahreah, loose stool, thin stool, and stool inconsistency. Could this be fecal impaction?
Colitis: the differential diagnosis is vast. Infectious...need for stool cultures. IBS celiac and other immune diseases. drug side effects. Thyroid diseases malabsorption/maldigestion diet indiscretion etc etc try to stay on a liquid diet and then slowly introduce a soft mechanical + probiotics...if not better must see a Dr. ...Read more
Bloating, gas, loose stools, undigested food in stool, blood in stools bright red, diahrrrea, Constipation. Diahrrra for 2 weeks. Blood 2 days. Wrong?
Absolutely typical: Of a vitamin deficiency disease called beriberi. You probably have low stomach acid and a deficiency of pancreatic enzymes because your energy metabolism is being distorted. This disease can affect virtually any organ in the body because of its interference with energy synthesis. Stop sugar in all its various forms. ...Read more
Any illnesses besides IBS that cause diarrhea, loose stool, cramping, upset stomach, and occasional constipation? No vomiting or blood in stool.
Not necessarily.: An infection with giardia can present with diarrhea or constipation or neither. Stool color is not a reliable way to determine the organism responsible, if any. Only a test for parasites can do this, and it takes checking 3 stool samples, because the parasites may not be present in every stool. See your doctor and get tested. ...Read more
Loose Stools: This degree of stool frequency is not normal. Variety of possible causes including lactose intolerance , gluten intolerance, crohn's disease or ulcerative colits, medication effect and malabsorption to name a few. See your doctor for full work-up. In the mean time, use a lactose free diet since it may help. Probiotics such as align or lactobacillus may be of benefit. ...Read more
Bowel movements were soft yellow stools then yellow diarrhea, been experiencing stomach nausea too.?
How do you define diarrhea, is it bowel movement consistency or frequency? Is one lose stool bowel movement diarrhea?
This kind of weight: loss , in association with GI symptoms,requires a work up.Its time to go in to ur doc and get checked out. ...Read more
Digestive issues, frequent loose stools, diarrhea, fatigue, moody, orangish water in toilet, stool is often seedy, smells bad greasy appearing, ?
Usually not: Hemorrhoids are distended/swollen veins of the rectal area. They typically are a result of constipation or sitting or straining too long or much. Sometimes the medication people use to hep the swelling loosens up fecal material (glycerin) but the hemorrhoids themselves are not a cause of loose stools. ...Read more
Burning after bowle movement. Little blood in stools. Mucus blood on tissue paper. Stools constintly charging from diarea to loose stools very gassy?
Should get evaulated: Being a 26 y/o female, it is likely that you have irritable bowel syndrome and with the frequent loose stools can cause significant anal/perianal irritation, at times bleeding from it. If you have been having symptoms for yrs, ibs is likley. If this is new, something else maybe causing your symptoms such as ulcerative colitis etc..I recommend consulting your doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Soft fluffy non greasy stool after gallbladder surgery green and yellowish in color not greasy not diarrhea just loose consistency once a day?
Colon cancer at 18 years old?
Alternating stools constipation and diarrhea
Change of bowel movement
I feel fine though?
Bloating excessive gas occasional diarrhea and dry stools,not anaemic, stool test normal and no weight loss, could it be bowel cancer? I'm 24
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