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Normal Stools Am I Healthy
Probably: As long as not black / tarry which would indicate bleeding. ...Read more
I weigh 94.70 pounds for 5.5 feet, is that normal? Because I am too skinny and I am not anorexic, i eat normal. Thanks .
You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players -- fantastic athletes -- would be "overweight." your ideal weight is whatever looks and feels right to you and enables you to perform your chosen sport(s) best. ...Read more
It can be: Although post menopausal bleeding can seem to be regular, some women will still cycle at 57. Simple blood tests can determine if you are continuing to cycle. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 33 year old vegan female with a perfect diet. . I can't lose weight and I am gaining it. My bloods are perfect. Why am i gaining weight?
Maybe too much carb?: What you eat determines your metabolism. Therefore even on a vegan diet (which i'm following mostly as well), you have to make sure you're getting enough protein (8-10 oz./day) and not taking in too many carbs (less than 50g if you want to lose weight). This is challenging on the vegan diet but possible. Got to read labels and use higher fiber, lower sugar/starch contents and protein powders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having low hb since my childhood. I am 21 years old. Its always around 8-8.5 . What should I do to increase it naturally? I am vegetarian.
See your doctor or a: Hematologist (blood specialist) to determine if you have thalassemia, sickle-cell disease, g6pd deficiency or other inherited hemoglobinopathy that destroys red blood cells. Other causes are not making enough red blood cells, having dietary iron deficiency or losing microscopic amounts of blood from intestines or bladder on a long- term basis. Being chronically anemic can impact your health. ...Read more
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I am experiencing frequent passing gas and extremely dark green, difficult stools. Should I worry?
Gastroenteritis?: Causes include infectious (viral/ bacterial/ giardia), inflammatory or irritable bowel disease, side effects of medications, or excess iron intake. Recommend to see a doctor if you are running a fever, feel very weak and ill, not able to drink enough fluids, start vomiting, have stomach cramps or there is blood in stool. Also, remember to stay hydrated and eat foods rich in potassium like banana. ...Read more
Why am I still losing weight? Stool test was normal no blood no parasite. Did a random glucose test it was normal? Is this cancer? Am I not eating enough? I have been eating healthy and exercising.
Im 22 years old, last year my weight was 122 .. Im eating normal and this month i webt down to 115 and now im 111 .. Why am i losing if im eating?
Started eating healthier months ago and i lost some weight. Now im not really eating healthy and im losing weight. Im also pooping alot , having heada?
Unexplained weight : Loss indicates a need to see your doctor. He/she will let you know if all is well or if you need treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am a 23 yr old female and I am not pregnant. I feel weird gurgles/movements in my stomach/abdominal quite frequently. Is this normal?
Could be.: Gurgling sounds / movement without other signs or symptoms present for long periods of time is benign. If you keep a log you may be able to identify a pattern to the madness. ...Read more
Your gynecologist: Can evaluate to help determine the reason. Take care. ...Read more
I ate lentils the previous week. I am noticing that i am still having undigested lentils in my stools every day. What does it means? i am feeling gas
Hi. I am a 26 year old male and I am having yellow stools. I have no pain anywhere or jaundice, just yellow stools. I am from usa but living in UAE?
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