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My stools are very hard suddenly ?

My stools are very hard suddenly ?

Evaluation/diet: Look into your diet-you may have change your diet some way that is affecting your bowel. Your diet may lack fiber, or you may dring less water that normally. , or under some stress.Stress does affect your bowel as well. If you do not have any of the above reason, then you need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My bowel movement after lapro is not normal. Stools are very hard and i don't pass fully. I pass thrice to empty my bowels. Please help to be normal.

My bowel movement after lapro is not normal. Stools are very hard and i don't pass fully. I pass thrice to empty my bowels. Please help to be normal.

Be patient : After surgery due to anesthesia and pain medications the bowels slow down causing constipation and it usually clears up when the effects of these medications wear off in the mean time some over the counter laxatives will help good luck. ...Read more

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I've had problems w/ hard stools for a few years now & even when i changed up diet, it persisted but i don't chew my food all the way, could that be y?

I've had problems w/ hard stools for a few years now & even when i changed up diet, it persisted but i don't chew my food all the way, could that be y?

I don't think so...: Chronic constipation can be managed with diet and medications. Low residue foods can cause hard stools.I would suggest, at least 64 oz. Water per day, dried apricots 6 halves, with lunch everyday until regulated. Alternatively a packet of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) in the am as part of a balanced breakfast. The other aspect to remember is to make a concerted effort to stool daily when the urge moves you-don't wait. ...Read more

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Hard, black, seed-like specks in stool?

Hard, black, seed-like specks in stool?

Stool change: Go to your doctor to have the stool analyzed for ova and parasites, occult blood, and culture and sensitivity. ...Read more

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What do I need to take to make my stool hard?

Vegetables: If you have serious diarrhea see your doctor. Especially if there is blood in it. If it isn't that bad add fiber to your diet in the form of grains & vegetables. Look at the fiber content as well as the calorie content to balance it out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you stools are inconsistently firm?

What does it mean if you stools are inconsistently firm?

Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency 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. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can beets make your stool black? My stool is hard and black

Can beets make your stool black? My stool is hard and black

Eating Beets can: Cause red stools sometimes. Eating blue berries, black licorice, iron pills or medications containing bismuth can cause black stools. Black stools associated with GI bleeds are usually malodorous and tarry. A doctor can easily check stool for blood. ...Read more

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Why is my stool so soft but it won't come out i push so hard ??

Why is my stool so soft but it won't come out i push so hard ??

Behavioral problem: Eating habits. eat more salads, vegs., whole wheat bread, fruit and enough water. regular exercise. don't take any laxatives. be very punctual in ur habit same time daily try even if negative.. In our book of Wright's physiology in London, one person will go to all 22 toilets on Metro way and another person will not go to toilet for 1 year. So ur very normal. So u have nothing to worry about. ...Read more