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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
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
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
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
2 different stool tests one detected Dientamoeba fragilis the other didn't, does that mean it was a false detection?
Sporadic release?: Could represent intermittent release. Get a third. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Occassionally when i pass a stool last bit is just liquid. The main part is a normal consistency. Though. Is that ok?
No worries...: As long as there is no blood in your stools, a little inconsistency is not significant. Good luck! ...Read more
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