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Lumpy Stools With Fibrous Stringy
Exam: please consult your physician for a complete exam and stool analysis. ...Read more
Many weeks stool light brown/yellow tint. Daytime consistency greesy soft but well formed s-shaped, at night not formed and leaves streaks. Hepatitis?
Strange mucous like stool. Mixes between harder round stool mixed with mucous material and strictly mucous with each BM. What could this be?
Mucous stringy poop. Clear mucous with brown coloured areas all over. Also lots of gas and some abdominal pains. Ibs?
Good possiblity but: 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 should help address if mucus white bits you're seeing are "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more
24 month boy. I've noticed dark grape like balls in stool. Very little stool with them. Mucus, globs of soft but solid rope twisted chunks. ?
Give more fiber+H2O: Important details: ? weight gain, abdominal pain? frequency of bm's? If your child is happy, stooling regularly and seems healthy, then stool appearance is less important. Many children this age are picky and eat less veggies and fruits which can either cause a large, hard stool or pellets. Mucous glands are present in the rectum to lubricate defecation. See doctor if child seems ill. ...Read more
30 yrs, f, asian. Shiny red or white colored tiny balls, not hard but like soft balls, like made from gel kind of stuff coming with my menstrual bleedin?
Soft fluffy non greasy stool after gallbladder surgery green and yellowish in color not greasy not diarrhea just loose consistency once a day?
My poop is always in strange shapes sometimes,it is in porous pieces with cracks,thin sausage shape , with some indigested food with mustard colour?
That's fine: This is of no real significance to your health. Life is hard enough without troubling yourself over the vagaries and imponderables of the lower intestinal tract. Much of this is a function of the gut flora, which is a "chaotic system", subject to strange fluctuations. The more you worry about this, the worse you'll feel. Hit the gym, eat sensibly, and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?
Thin stools for a week mixed with very soft mushy stool. Last week, stools were thick. Feeling of not feeling empty. Obstruction? No abdominal pain.
Not obstruction: Complete obstruction is when there is a blockage of your intestines that prevents any stool (or even gas) to go through, causing stool/food to build up resulting in severe pain, nausea and vomiting. Obstruction can be partial/incomplete but it is usually very painful. You may be constipated, would recommend eating lots of fiber. You can use laxatives if needed. See your doctor if you're worse. ...Read more
Now has green stool: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Ibs. Sometimes have hard bms. Sometimes soft loose. Sometimes very mushy green bile. Water looks very greasy oily. What causes this?
My stools come out in very dark greenish black pebbles. What does this mean? I've had different color, texture, and floating and non float stools
Possibly melena?: 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 (without obvious cause) ; symptoms warrants md visit. ...Read more
What can cause an orangish brown stool? Stools are soft and formed. Does orangish stool mean bile duct blockage or cancer?
I have small kidney shaped things passing in my stool, black specs and stringy, foamy loose stools and constipation. What is it?
Here are...: Noticing the kidney-shaped things in stool is coincidental and not specifically related with GI-symptoms, for which you need to work on healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. Meanwhile, check out the timing between current GI-symptoms and Wellbutrin (bupropion) to track if its potential benefits outweighs its side effects. For detailed long-term care, work with Doc closely and timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tender area in breast. palpate cause brown discharge from nipple. wipe with tissue mostly brown with very very tiny dot of blood. Repeated and same?
Possible colitis: Go see your dr and be referred to a gastroenterologist for a stool test and possible coloscopy. Usually it's not serious. Colitis- general term for inflammation of the large intestinal wall, could be from inflammation, infection, auto-immune condition, etc. Colonoscopy will confirm the diagnosis. Eat more fiber, fruits and veggies and drink more water. Take care! ...Read more