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My Stool Comes Out Easily
Is it normal for a stool to be too hard to pass and then the next day it comes out easily and it's soft?
Digesation: it depends upon food you ate. If you had same food then it should be pretty much same otherwise it would be of concern. thanks. ...Read more
What is the consistency/feel of tapeworm segments? I had many small white items in my stool and when I fished one out, it was firm but easily crushed.
Tapeworm: If you are seeing white segments in your stool, you most likely have a tapeworm. You need to be treated, call your doctor, he or she will likely want a stool specimen. Good luck. ...Read more
Been a year since i've passed a large, solid stool. Frequent sigmoid pain and stools now come out very soft (type 5) or i'll easily get constipated.
Mom (72) is taking Miralax for constipation. Her stool is now easily eliminated but is floating. Is the floating a result of the Miralax?
No: Floating stool is usually related to the fat content of the eliminated stool. ...Read more
Current symptoms : not hungry(easily full) , constantly tired, frequent stool (sometimes blood in stool) what could this be?
Go see your doctor: Early satiety, fatigue and bloody stools together are symptoms that are worrisome for a serious condition. The differential diagnosis is wide but things to consider at this age group (19) include but not limited to inflammatory bowel disease and enlarged spleen with sequestration (trapping) of platelets. You will need basic blood work up and possibly a colonoscopy and/or scans to evaluate these sy. ...Read more
Can a lot of fiber cause your stools to pass through easily but look smushy & Wierd or can that just be due to IBS ?
High fiber diet: Eating large amounts of fiber will typically make your stool softer, bulkier and easier to pass. IBS can present as constipation alternating with diarrhea or just one of those symptoms with bowel movements having different appearances at different times. Most people with IBS will experience bloating with excess gas production. IBS is probably the most common disorder seen by gastroenterologists! ...Read more
Wen I stop taking medicine for constipation i can stil pass d stools easily but wen I stop d medicine i wil b hvng lower right adbdominal tenderness.?
Nonspecific: While right lower abdominal pain could represent appendicitis, if the pain lasts more than several days it is highly unlikely. See your doctor if it is getting worse or severe. You'll need a more complete evaluation, as there are many potential causes of your pain. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Was drinking raw milk and it seems that I can't pass stools as easily feeling of gas that won't come out should I stop drinking it ?
Yes: The rule of thumb is whatever bothers you, stop eating or doing it. Most intestinal problem from dairy is from lactose intolerance but then this should occur with pasteurized milk as well. I can only guess that there may be some bacteria present in the raw milk causing your intestinal symptoms. Raw milk has been linked to multiple infections and there is no proven health benefit from it. ...Read more
Full too easily, bloated feeling on left side under ribs an sternum. Pain and discomfort in certain positions. On iron sup. Loose stool. Causes?
Multiple things: The spleen is under the ribs on the left. If it is enlarged which can be from mononucleosis, different blood and liver problems it may feel bloated. The stomach is near there and can cause symptoms, especially if there is a hiatal hernia. The ribs can become inflamed and hurt. The large bowel can kink with gas (splenic flexure syndrome) I am concerned about the iron- why? Ask about hemochromatosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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