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2.5 yo drooling /mucus in stool.Sign of fb ingestion or internal bleed? Found minuscule piece glass in stool friday. No blood. Acting/eating fine.
Pediatrics: If the child ingested glass may have also ingested other fb. Please take child to peditarician for full exam. ...Read more
Mucus w/ little red on thermometer after take 2 yo rectal.Found tiny piece glass in stool 4d ago, related? Don't know where glass from. No other blood
Get Checked: I agree with the other answer completely. It can be normal for children to eat non-food items (a behavior called pica). But eating glass can be dangerous. And as was mentioned, checking temperature indicates some other concern. Though likely nothing serious, it's best to have a pediatrician evaluate your child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25 year old male. found blood on tissue in december. black, tarry stool month later. now undigested food and always pencil thin stool. colon cancer?
Get seen: You should have seen your physician already. Be brave. There are several possibilities. ...Read more
My wife had a colonoscopy and they found a 3cm sessile polyp in the transverse colon @ 60 cm. The polyp was removed in a piece meal fashion. What does that mean?
Frequent floating stools that leave a clear haze on toilet water. Normal ct, colonoscopy, stool & 72hr fat test. Can i relax about pancreatic cancer?
I think so. : Given your age and the test that have been done already it would seem that pancreatic cancer is unlikely. Most common presentation of pancreatic cancer is painless jaundice (yellow eyeballs). Could be diet related. A nutrition consult with a food diary could be useful to determine the possible contributing factor. ...Read more
IBS. Ate 5 Fig Newtons Friday for constipation. SOFT stool 3 x's today w/first bm being about pinkie size. Rest dime size. Colonoscopy Dec. 2013 ok?
OK: Not sure what the question. BM vary in size / shape / consistency and depend upon intake. ...Read more
After accidentally taking a tablespoon of metamucil, had bm was fuzzy and one was squiggle and like a small piece of yarn shape. Normal?
My 10 mos old swallowed a triangular piece of a plastic fountain drink lid about 1/3 of an inch. No swallowing/ breathing issues. Will it cause probs?
Possibly: If he truly swallowed it, it will probably be okay. It's pretty flexible and it should come out with his poo. However, notify his doctor in the morning. Also, watch for breathing problems or wheezing, as this could be signs that he inhaled it instead of swallowing it. And try not to feel too guilty, most moms have been through something like this (including me). ...Read more
Found a very small piece of glass in sons stool. He was at grandmas yesterday. Rest of stool was normal he's eating & acting fine. What should I do?
Interesting find: You don't list an age but i'll assume he is a toddler. I would just monitor the situation and take him in if he has bloody stools or colicy symptoms. Unfortunately, unleaded glass is not evident on x-rays and at this point there is little need to look for more unless he develops symptoms.It should have cut up his mouth if it was any more than just something he swallowed whole. ...Read more
Lots of mucus in stool, pellety stool (at times stuck together), occaision blood. Had 4 CT scans over three years, nothing but diverticulosis. Cancer?
Cancer: I believe your problem is one of constipation as illustrated by your pellet like stools with occasional blood and mucus. Your constipation has probably led to your diverticulosis. a change to a high fiber consisting of fruits, vegetables, legume, beans, raisins, figs, dates, prunes and nuts plus high fiber cereals may be very helpful. As you can see I don't believe you have cancer ...Read more
Hlthy 38yo guy-A lot blood on TP after straining to poop-dark poop-slight red water-anus painful. AB CAT scan in Aug ok. % of chance of colon cancer?
Hemorrhoids: Blood in stool probably bright red due to internal fissure or hemorrhoids. With previous exam and neg CAT scan one suspects rectal exam was neg and a very strong possibility no relationship to a tumor found. Proctoscopy should be performed and if neg. followed by colonoscopy to pinpoint nature of bleed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I swallowed a small round thin transparent piece of plastic a month ago. In the ER they took a cat scan; an ENT scoped 2x. They can't find it. Help!?
Put 4 pieces of coughdropsize cornstarch candy in my rectum 3 days ago, constipated since, today stool (few, 2x) ambiguous brown maroon?
Soft stools that come out in 1 piece or a few smaller pieces, look like number 4 on stool chart, sometimes fecal urgency, no blood, no pain, several years now, go avg 3 times a day. 22 yr old male?
Not a big problem: Most people have been on antibiotics within tue past 2 or 3 years and don't have the optimal balance of "friendly" bacteria in their intestines. Sometimes this can cause mild to moderate GI distress, and sometimes more significant symptoms. A good probiotic, kambucha, or other foods that restore balance in friendly bacteria is very important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Polyp removed in upper rectum and solitary rectal ulcer sowed in flexible sigmoidoscopy. still start tip of stool is hard and red blood on stool help!
Start simple, but...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &a assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent ...Read more
Beet chips w/lunch yest., 1st b.m. this AM ok Except for one area on end of stool saw a pink red streak and a small area same color as chip. From chps?
More likely: than not! Hope although brief...this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more
Will stomach acid dissolve a plastic ziplock type pouch? He accidentally swallowed the tiny plastic bag of candy that was meant to decorate a cookie.
Likely not: The bag is not that easily digested but a small one may well pass through without causing any obstruction. Need to take him to the ER if he starts vomiting and complains of severe abdominal cramps. ...Read more
2cm uterine polyp small enough to do office hysteroscopy ?? Previous one done for smaller one never felt
Consult with your MD: Every doctor has a different comfort level with what they're willing to try in the office. a Larger polyp will take more time to remove hysteroscopically and if you're willing to go through the discomfort of a procedure for a while then that would be helpful to let your doctor know. ...Read more
I accidentaly swallowed a large piece of aluminum foil (AF). It was a coffee bottle seal, and thicker than regular kitchen AF. what should i do?
No to worry: This will get churned and crushed (but probably not torn) by the normal action of your GI tract Almost everything small enough to be swallowed can be handled effectively by this efficient system. You will probably find it exiting the other end in 20-40 hours depending upon the activity of your digestion. ...Read more
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