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Reasons For Sticky Stool In Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
28 yrs old, male. Do narrow stools always indicate colon cancer or are there other reasons? No blood in stool. Bloating and gas.
No – but what's up?: And narrowed caliber of stool can be commonly associated with colon carcinoma in any age group. It relates to the relative constriction of the rectum prior to evacuation. Other conditions include rectal stenosis, a sizable rectal polyp, or other conditions serving to narrow and constricted the normal sized stool. Best let a gastroenterologist evaluate you by colonoscopy and anoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My stools are black in color after drinking alcohol and are foul in odour continued for past 4 days. Going to toilet twice a day. It empties the bowel?
Blood in stool. Kinda frothy feces. Also some loose ones.Overate wheat this week. Please explain.?
Bleeding: No amount of bleeding is normal and should be checked out properly. Excess fiber can give you dirrhea or constipation, depending on your fluid intake. Both can cause hemorrhoids to bleed, but that diagnosis should be left to the doctor to confirm or rule out other explanations for your bleeding. Do not self diagnose rectal bleeding! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Passing gas but very little stool for several days (using stool softener for the last 3). Differential?
No bm's for days;when bm comes, stool is hard at first, turns ribbon-like, then very soft, and then bright red blood. Many trips to toilet. Colonoscopy showed only benign polyp. What could cause this?
Loose/watery stools for months (very few "normal" movements). Urgent need in the morning (movements 1x/day). No pain/nausea/blood. Concerned cancer.
Concerned?- GI: not an issue to be addressed online: seek a GI opinion, examination and diagnosis. ...Read more
Sudden Small Amts of mucus in stool every other day intermittent with loose stools for 2 wks. Fbc normal, stool parasite test negative. Colon cancer?
What are the most common reasons a test would be positive for fecal occult blood in a toddlers stool?
Anal fissure: Kids can push out a stool that is either bulky or oversized and cause a crack in the skin of the outlet. This is a relatively common cause of blood in the stool. They can also have irritation of the large intestines, and some infectious diarrheas that turn the test positive also. ...Read more
What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?
2yrs of diarrhea , 3 weeks lots of mucus in stool, 4 days blood mixed with mucus in stool. List poss. Conditions in order of most likely 1st. Worried?
Hemorrhoids: Although hemorrhoids is the most common, many other more serious causes exist. You don't mention your age or sex. Could be colitis, anal fissure, colon tumor among other things. Remember: no amount of rectal bleeding is normal or should be ignored. See your doctor and possibly a colorectal surgeon for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Maroon blood after BM, causing toilet bowl water to turn a deep shade of red. Nausea in morning for last few days, plus gas pain. Issues?
Red color stool: Have deep red color in stool causing water in stool to turn red. Issues? ANS: yes unless you have eaten a lot of beets over last few days I would collect specimen and take to MD. Also take picture of stool to take with you in case it is gone by then. ...Read more
Colonoscopy clear but still in pain and had blood in toilet this week. Many lose stools daily too.
Black tarry fowl smelling stool. No sign of blood No food for 7days and little to none water for 7 days, . Loss of 9lbs. little to none urine output?
Constipation is : Probably more common early on. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more
What is the steps to follow if i want to have a bilateral vasectomy done? Reason why i wish to do so is because i have 3 children out of 4 pregnancies
Vasectomy: See a urologist who can present the details of what is a minor operation, and counsel you on the benefits and risks of this decision. ...Read more
Is delivering baby at 35wks+3days considered high risk for future pregnancies? No issues with baby at all and no reason as to why early labour.
Yes: Any preterm delivery, even a late preterm as you had, is a risk factor for future pregnancies. I would discuss with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist prior to next conception to talk about what should be followed (things like cervical length, etc) to prevent an even earlier preterm birth. ...Read more
Past 2yrs, had 2 miscarriages;no prev. Pregnancies. I've been presribed klonopin (clonazepam) apprx.5 yrs.My dr.Said ok while preg.;"just cut bk."reason 4 loss?
Needs workup done: Multiple miscarriages in a short period of time can have a variety of causes including genetic, environmental, infectious, and "bad luck." this can be worked up in order to determine what is behind the mishaps. And while chronically taking anything such as Klonopin (clonazepam) while pregnant is not preferable during pregnancy i don't believe it is of high importance to the miscarriages as their cause. ...Read more
I had three consecutive chemical pregnancies. What can be the reason behind it..should I start taking vitamins before I try to conceive again,?
Chemical pregnancy: The term chemical pregnancy means that the miscarriage happened at a point that a missed period and biochemical tests, such as an hCG blood test or a home pregnancy test were the only evidence that you were pregnant. The miscarriage happened before an ultrasound could have shown a gestational sac. Vitamins along with healthy lifestyle and reduced stress level might help. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
My friend has a normal 5 yr old baby girl....But other 2 pregnancies she had baby boys with brain tumors.The babies died right after. Whts reason?
Unusual: Brain tumors in general are relatively rare in the general population. For there to be two in one family is unusual. She should have some work-up by her neurologist and a geneticist to see if there is some genetic syndrome that puts her and her family at increased risk for brain tumors. ...Read more
I've had 3 miscarriages I'm 6 weeks prego again but this past week I've had loose stool everyday is this normal my others pregnancys I was constipated?
Transition: The color of poop depends on the status of the color additive. Bile added to the poop starts out deep green and transitions through lighter shades, then yellows then browns depending on the action of germs on the bile. The faster it moves through, the greener, the slower, the more likely to be brown. Green color by itself is not a sign of disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the cause?: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Please note, 3-4 BM's/day is within the normal range of stooling in America. ...Read more
Go see ur Family Doc: Reasons for consistent urination at night vary from diabetes mellitus to diabetes insipidus to benign prostate hypertrophy to drug side effect. Best to discuss concerns w/Family Doc who can start evaluation & refer to Urologist or Endocrinologist if appropriate. As for smelly stools, I think they all stink. No way to make them less stinky. Do be concerned if stool black & tarry or reddish maroon ...Read more
A lot to answer...: Evaluation is always appropriate for bleeding from the gut. Black stool often means bleeding from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anal canal. Re: constipation, rule out metabolic causes (thyroid/ adrenal), slow vs normal transit, obstruction/stenosis, inflammatory, rectal/anal problem. ...Read more
Usually normal: This will happen occasionally and is considered normal but if it continues, give your pediatrician a call. ...Read more
Hi Dr, Recently i'm diagnosed with Reflux. Today my stools just turned black for no reason. What could be the cause of it?
My husband feels pain in rectum after passing stool every time. The stool is normal not loose. What's the reason of this pain?
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