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Normal Color Of Feces
My friend told me she discovered white colored mucus like something in her feces, is it normal or something is wrong?
No symptoms occurs: Likely okay if no symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have an isolated case of diharehea today. I noticed no more feces coming out only small amounts of white mucus. Is this normal?
Food poisoning : No fever no belly spin means mostly it is not a dangerous problem. But if you ate raw seafood raw meat or recooked /microwaved rice then it could be food poisoning . Eat lot of Greek yogurt daily for the rest of your life and do not eat anything raw like salads and fruits from outside . Buy ur own,wash and cut and eat them instead.incidence of food poisoning in USA is 1:3 persons!!! ...Read more
I have side pains on both sides, mostly my right lower side. My feces is smaller than normal and light brown. The pains come and go, any ideas?
GI- bowel issue: Any change in your normal stool pattern, especially associated with pain should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I most of the time feel that i have feces near my anus on pushing comes but is small and only once a day it comes out in large amount is this normal?
Usually normal: The rectum is just below the vagina. After childbearing, the tissue between the rectum and the vagina can be quite thin. If the rectum is full of stool, it can be felt through the vaginal wall. It would not be normal if the stool formed a huge uncomfortable bulge in the vagina. This is called a rectocele. Sometimes surgery is required to repair it if it is large. Best wishes. ...Read more
Which is more normal when your feces floats or sinks? What are the differences? Does diet play a role?
Floating feces: "floating feces" is an exception, not the norm. Stool floats in part when it contains a lot of air or gas. Diet plays a considerable role in stool composition, but additional roles here are played by your bacterial flora, the effectiveness of food digestion and absorption, GI transit time, more. ...Read more
Whenever I empty my bowels, there always seems to be feces on perineum when I wipe. Always wipe front to back. Is this normal?
Is it normal to develop green feces while taking Linzess? I was going once every one or two weeks; now every day and it is green but I'm not sick.
I have a 7months old baby has a constipation for 3 months sometimes a hard feces he feeds normally what kind of food making his condition better ?
Foods that cause...: ...Constipation include dairy and low fiber foods (white rice, white pasta, meats, etc.). Foods that help decrease constipation include water and anything high fiber (fruits, vegetables, whole grains). A little prune or pear juice can work wonders in helping relieve constipation. ...Read more