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One half of stool different color than other but mixed a bit?

One half of stool different color than other but mixed a bit?

Likely normal: Can vary with dietary intake. Serious conditions more typically cause uniform discoloration. ...Read more

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Had a bit of blood in one stool days back then it went a way. Today it is there again. Should I be worried? It's light blood attached to the stool

Had a bit of blood in one stool days back then it went a way. Today it is there again. Should I be worried? It's light blood attached to the stool

Bloody stool: Blood in the stool is a sign of disease in the colon or rectum. Most often, if it is "red" it is from the lower GI tract from hemorrhoids--meaning in or near the rectum. If it is dark or black, it has been in the GI system for a while, and its source is more remote. A good exam is in order and the source of the blood should be determined. ...Read more

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I have had diarrhoea for the past 4 days no one in my house hold is sick and I feel fine apart for pure brown water stools with bit undigested food in?

I have had diarrhoea for the past 4 days no one in my house hold is sick and I feel fine apart for pure brown water stools with bit undigested food in?

Gastroenteritis.: This sounds like acute gastroenteritis - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pains, fever, chills and sweats are all possible components of this. Could be viral or food-borne, perhaps something you ate last night that may have been undercooked or mishandled. Typically lasts 3-5 days. If it gets much worse, or if it lasts longer than that, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sir I have stools of two different colors with bad smell. Any every stool has one little trace of blood. Please suggest me. I have done SDR also.

Sir I have stools of two different colors with bad smell. Any every stool has one little trace of blood. Please suggest me. I have done SDR also.

Blood in stool: Blood, especially bright red, May simply be from hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Other more serious causes include inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis or growths like polyps or even malignant tumors. Have your physician examine you for diagnosis although I doubt serious disease in your case. ...Read more

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Passed a stool that was light brown with a normal brown bit in, is this normal?

Stool colors: Stool can vary in color widely. Most likely the variatiin was relates to food ingested. Concerning colors of stool are black, /tar-like, red/bloody, white and, stool with fatty deposits, green or yellow. Otherwise, variations on brown usually are normal. If you have other symptoms that are associates or continue to be concerned, please seek medical evaluation. Your md may get a stool sample. ...Read more

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I noticed today that my stool was a bit darker brown than usual. Definitely not black, just darker brown than it usually is. What caused this?

I noticed today that my stool was a bit darker brown than usual. Definitely not black, just darker brown than it usually is. What caused this?

Most likely normal: Our stools can vary in color depending on what we eat. Some foods such as beets clearly do this, while the amount of fiber and protein can shift the color slightly. If you pass soft, well formed stools on a regular basis, don't feel pain with passing one, don't see any blood or black tar-like substance in or on it, then you most likely are fine. ...Read more

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Is soft mushy stool considered diaherra. Looks to be a bit moist also?

Mushy stools: Yes, mushy stools can be considered diarrhea especially if you have an increased number of stools per day. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a bit of blood on your stool when constipated?

Is it normal to have a bit of blood on your stool when constipated?

Possibly: Are you straining to have bowel movements? Blood on your stool after straining is sometimes indicative of constipation. Uncommonly, blood in the stool of a younger person can signify a problem with your colon. Speak with your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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My stool sample was said to be a bit abnormal and just a little bit out what is normal and healthy is this something I should worry about?

My stool sample was said to be a bit abnormal and just a little bit out what is normal and healthy is this something I should worry about?

Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have been useful to have the actual test results as your statement does not provide any information even about what test was done. Talk to the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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What does a small amount of blood and normal color stool mean? Stools are a tiny bit painful when coming out but not really. What could this mean?

What does a small amount of blood and normal color stool mean? Stools are a tiny bit painful when coming out but not really. What could this mean?

Blood in stool: The most common cause of slightly bloody, painful stool in your age group is hemorrhoids. Irregardless you should have a physician examine you. Such a small amount of blood is normally not a cause for worry. ...Read more

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Just passed a stool. It was hard and very lumpy, and was difficult to pass. Also had a little bit of blood on the TP afterwards, what could cause it?

Most commonly: Either a hemorrhoid (dilated vein) or an anal fissure (a break in the surface tissue), but it's hard to say without examining you further. You should try to optimize your bowel health to avoid hard stools that require you to strain. Stay hydrated, eat fiber, consider using an over-the-counter stool softener in the short run like colace, (docusate sodium) consider sitz baths. You should review this with your doc. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a bit concerned as I have had a lot of mucous and blood in my stools?

Hi, I am a bit concerned as I have had a lot of mucous and blood in my stools?

See your MD: This could be hemorroids or it could be an underlying inflammatory process in the bowels. I recommend that you see your MD to have an exam, bloodwork and see if more tests are needed. ...Read more

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I have never had this problem b4 but I have a lil bit of mucus in my stool should I be conserd am I goin to die?

No...: Mucous in the stool is not a sign of any particular pathology and is most commonly associated with irritable bowel. I'd suggest you see your doctor for reassurance. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had blood on my stools and I wiped it wasn't a little bit of blood. There was blood as if I were on my period in the toilet.?

I had blood on my stools and I wiped it wasn't a little bit of blood. There was blood as if I were on my period in the toilet.?

Anal fissure/hemroid: What you are describing could be an anal fissure or a hemorrhoid. It could also be something more serious. If it persists, please see a Provider and check it out! ...Read more

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Little bit of blood in my stool. Marroon color and mixed in the stool. From what can that be?

Little bit of blood in my stool. Marroon color and mixed in the stool. From what can that be?

See doctor: Any blood in bowel movements (especially mixed in) is abnormal and needs to be evaluated by a doctor and likely a gastroenterology doctor with a colonoscopy exam (scope up through the rectum). Different causes could be inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, infection, or blood vessel disorders. See your doctor. ...Read more