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Pebble Like Stools Causes
Celiac: Pebble like stools are most likely an indication of general constipation. Stools form into "balls" on defecation when stools are depleted of water in the intestine. Drink plenty of water daily and eat a fiber-balanced / healthy diet. Pebble like stooling is not a classic symptom of celiac disease. More classic GI symptoms in celiac include diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloating/gas. ...Read more
Need an exam: If you have pencil like stools you either have very very large hemorrhoids (which would be very obvious) or something more worrisome. You should find someone to look and examine you as well as possibly perform a colonoscopy . If you have hemorrhoids that big, they also need to be dealt with because you can become completely obstructed and not be able to pass stools! ...Read more
Ibs. Sometimes have hard bms. Sometimes soft loose. Sometimes very mushy green bile. Water looks very greasy oily. What causes this?
Pain rightside under rib cage. bowel movements hard pebble like or very loose. couls it be constipation?
Yes: A type of food allergy that is mediated by immune cells can cause colitis especially in children and presents with bloody stool, abdominal pain. A more severe life threatening variation of this type of food allergy is called fpies or food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome. It is more aggressive and also found in children. Of note, those conditions are diagnosed after excluding infections. ...Read more
Chest burning bad bloody stools feeling like vomiting lots of gas stomach pains on off more bowel movments thin stools diarrhea itchy painful colon.?
IBS?: Not having the opportunity to interview and examine you, i can only go by what you have described. What caught my interest was your description of your stools. You said they were thin, and your rectum felt itchy. Pencil thin stools and the urge to defecate are the cornerstones of the symptom called tenesmus, which is very common in irritable bowel syndrome. Have you been given that diagnosis? ...Read more
Straining, bowel movement looked like rabbit droppings, feel incomplete but too hard to pass, dull abdomen pain, dark brown stool. Mild constipation?
What could cause black (not tar-like) or very dark stool with excessive gas after a bowel movement?
Food or medicine: are you taking medication like peptobismol which will turn stool dark or black If you have not enough acid iin your stomach then you may not digest food properly and you will have a change in bowels as well as increase in gas Watch what you are eating and maybe do a day of just clear liquids to help it repair ...Read more
Feeling bloated, green stools, little poo comes out, feel fine, bowel movements changed with either diarrhea or constipation? Stressed, colon cancer?
CLAY STOOLS: If your stools have lost their color and are clay colored, it may be a sign of bile duct obstruction, so bile is not entering the stool. If this is associated with dark, tea colored urine, that is most likely. Some dietary changes could perhaps lead to light stools as well. If white/clay stools persist you need to contact your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I have small kidney shaped things passing in my stool, black specs and stringy, foamy loose stools and constipation. What is it?
Here are...: Noticing the kidney-shaped things in stool is coincidental and not specifically related with GI-symptoms, for which you need to work on healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. Meanwhile, check out the timing between current GI-symptoms and Wellbutrin (bupropion) to track if its potential benefits outweighs its side effects. For detailed long-term care, work with Doc closely and timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause a sudden onset of passing small pebble stool covered in thick white mucus/fatty like substance?
Fat/fiber: with mucous is the most common reason for this to occur. ...Read more
Diet: People like stools are related to your diet. It's a form of constipation stools very dry and forms multiple little pieces. Usually indicates there's not enough fiber in your diet and also general roughage so increase your fruit and vegetable intake. Likewise frequent urination can be from what you're drinking such as pop or caffeinated products or the volume that you drink. You may have a small bladder or other problems so if the dietary changes do not fix it I would see your physician. Good health ...Read more
Incomplete emptying: If you have a partial bowel obstruction that can cause those symptoms. Review this with your doctor if it does not resolve on its own. Irritable bowel syndrome can also present like this as well as many other bowel problems. If you have hemorrhoids this will also cause you not to be able to empty completely. Your doctor will examine you and get the details. This will help diagnose it. ...Read more
I have not been able to pass stool for like two weeks but I have to go any tips? And what could cause it?
See your doctor: Too much calcium containing foods may cause constipation, but no bowel movement for two weeks is cause for concern. You must see your physician and be evaluated for some sort of intestinal blockage. You need to have a record of what you eat and how much you eat of things like dairy products, fruits, vegetables, meats. Good luck and please be seen today or tomorrow! ...Read more
My 1 month lo paased the stool after 5 days and it was green greasy clay like stool. What can be the cause?
Drs,im having Like a sausage , smooth and soft stools little black. for last 15 days..what shud be the causes?
Prob normal: The character of stool is usually secondary to your food intake. vitamins may also affect the stool If you have further concerns ,then apt would be advisable. ...Read more
From time to time, my stools appear to gritty and sand like in color. Some days I have bms all day. What would cause this?
I find if i eat lots of chips and fries, my stool looks kind of greasy for the next few days.Doesn't normally look like this. What causes this?
Fat/grease: Possibly, the types of foods you mention, are high in fats. Essentially, what goes in your mouth, defines what will come out the other end in time. So, it is important to eat healthy, and then your stools would be "healthy" as well. Good luck, eat well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Interesting...: You may be seeing mucous in the stool, which, if present, could be indicative of an inflammatory bowel disorder, such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. But don't panic just yet. I suggest you see your doctor if this persists, especially if you see any blood mixed into the stool. Good luck. ...Read more
Continue with previous question, Stools is also mixed with mucous like thingy. Why n what caused it?
Questions: We can't tie one question to another on Healthtap. ...Read more
I have green snot like mucus coming out no stool at all should I be worried? And what causes this? Please help!
My 15 month boy's stool has been light gray (clay like) for about 4 days now, what can be the cause of this? And what should I do? Thnx
Undigested food particles seen in stool. Normal? Wasn't like this before. What could be wrong? What tests are done to see the real cause? Thanx.
How do you FEEL?: You don't digest all the stuff that you eat. Some of it's not digestable. And transit times vary for no reason. Why are you even looking, Steve? If you feel well, are maintaining your musculature, and can keep up in the sports for which you train, you owe it to yourself and others to stop focusing on this stuff. Seek a relationship with a patient physician in real life, and think positive. ...Read more
~3/8" thing, looks like a light baked bean, in stool. Outside texture like a firm cooked bean and inside is soft and stark white. Possible causes?
Diet related: very likely something you ate. If it persists or your stool goes black or red, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Diet, blood: Stool will vary from light to dark depending upon the diet. Diets rich is red meat for instance will darken the stool color. If there is GI bleeding then the stool may become black. This requires evaluation by your gastoenterlogist as the source of the bleeding must be discovered and corrected. ...Read more