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Small Feces (Overview)

Small feces (little poops) is a symptom in which a person has smaller than usual amounts of poop. It is normal if a person is digesting all he eats and drinks, with little fiber or other indigestible to make poop, as long as the small feces are not firm.


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Lots straining when using the toilet but only small feces?

Lots straining when using the toilet but only small feces?

Constipation : This sounds like one form of constipation. Usually fixed by gradually increasing dietary fiber. ...Read more

Small Feces (Overview)

Small feces (little poops) is a symptom in which a person has smaller than usual amounts of poop. It is normal if a person is digesting all he eats and drinks, with little fiber or other indigestible to make poop, as long as the small feces are not firm.


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What if someone ate a small amount of human feces?

What if someone ate a small amount of human feces?

Fecal contamination: You may get sick, you may not. You may contract Hepatitis A or one of many bacterial infections. You will need to wait and see. In the mean time, I suggest you reconsider your dietary choices. ...Read more

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I keep getting these brown seed like things in my feces. quite small and look like seeds from a apple? is this ok?

I keep getting these brown seed like things in my feces. quite small and look like seeds from a apple? is this ok?

Seeds: Review your diet? Have your been eating a lot of apples? If not then it needs evaluation. Seeds from apples contain a compound called amygdalin, a compound which releases toxic cyanide This only happens if the tough outer coat is broken or the seed is crushed, so avoid ingesting the seeds. If intact seeds are noted in the feces it is not likely to be a problem. ...Read more

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What type of worm in human feces is small (2-3mm), white (rice grain appearence), black tip on one end, and moves around in the fecal matter?

Threadworm?: Probably a threadworm (pin worm) as those are the most common. Here is a link, i hope this helps! http://www.Netdoctor.Co.Uk/diseases/facts/pinworm.Htm. ...Read more

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Since i came to college i've had very bad gas and constantly feeling the need to defecate, my feces are small, and often. Should i take a supplement?

Since i came to college i've had very bad gas and constantly feeling the need to defecate, my feces are small, and often. Should i take a supplement?

Probably IBS: Ibs is characterzied by pain/cramping, altered bowel habits in the absence of specific organic disease. Other symptoms common to ibs include bloating, gassiness, frequent/urge to have bm, early satiety, dyspepsia symptoms etc... Often = nuisances, but can be debilitating at times. Symptoms often worsen with stress. Try some probiotics/align. If not better or u r concerned, consult doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Yellow dime shape with small tail in my feces parasite is it deadly what is it worm, how do I get rid of it , could it be from water

Yellow dime shape with small tail in my feces parasite is it deadly what is it worm, how do I get rid of it , could it be from water

Unknown: Many funny looking things in the stool are non-parasites. Did you take a picture? Have this happened more than once? Where have you been? Where do you live? ...Read more

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I have an isolated case of diharehea today. I noticed no more feces coming out only small amounts of white mucus. Is this normal?

I have an isolated case of diharehea today. I noticed no more feces coming out only small amounts of white mucus. Is this normal?

Food poisoning : No fever no belly spin means mostly it is not a dangerous problem. But if you ate raw seafood raw meat or recooked /microwaved rice then it could be food poisoning . Eat lot of Greek yogurt daily for the rest of your life and do not eat anything raw like salads and fruits from outside . Buy ur own,wash and cut and eat them instead.incidence of food poisoning in USA is 1:3 persons!!! ...Read more

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Feces had several small white-ish circules. What could it mean?

Feces had several  small white-ish circules. What could it mean?

Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more