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Sour Smelling Stool In Adults
Since dec I've had constipation diarrhea gas bloating small food in stool &foul smelling stools ranging in color&texture. Bacterial or digestive issue?
Optimize diet: Immediately, i'd focus on a good, balanced diet with addition of fibre such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Make sure you drink plenty of water. Add some yogurt to your daily diet. Plus, seek medical input. You could be having early signs of inflammatory bowel disease (chron's or ulcerative colitis.) you need some answers , so talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Digestive issues, frequent loose stools, diarrhea, fatigue, moody, orangish water in toilet, stool is often seedy, smells bad greasy appearing, ?
Change in bowel habits since last 1.5 yrs. Change in consistency of stool - semi solid, foul-smelling. Flatus also foul smelling. Pain ;better ondefec?
Stool patterns: We need a good stool pattern history. Is the stool floating, oily consistency, is there blood, do you have diarrhea, food intolerances. Does anyone else near you have the same symptoms. Past history of ulcers, or UC.Chrohns... There is a lot to go through. Call in or make an appt and we will go through your history, ruling out possible causes. ...Read more
Stools with undigested food; diarrhea ranging from watery, explosive, difficulty letting it out; usually darkmustard colored; slimy; fish odor; foamy?
Check with GI: Could be upper GI bleeding(ulcer).Get a more detailed answer ›
Ostomy output is floating in toilet, frothy, foul fatty smell, glistening and shiny/oily in appearance. Possible causes?
Malabsorption: what you describe sounds like a failure to completely absorb in your small bowel. It can be from rapid transit, a lack of pancreatic enzymes or bile, small bowel pathology or from a bacterial overgrowth. This is more common with an ileostomy . It also may be related to your underlying reason for the ostomy such as Crohnes. See your GI doc or surgeon if it doesn't resolve soon. ...Read more
Are very foul smelling loose stools in infants without fever, mucus or blood a sign of Amoebic dysentery ?
Amoeba Shmomoeba...: Think about it this way: Whatever is causing the diarrhea, an infant is very sensitive to fluid loss, and other losses too.So if it has been excessive and persistent and the baby won't take enough fluids by mouth to compensate for the losses(dry mouth, decreased tears and urine volume, acting cranky and tired), it's time to see a doctor. Let him figure out the cause, whether amoeba or just a virus ...Read more
Sulfur smelling flatus+increased motility after drinking cows milk/yogurt happened every time in usa but no history with buffalo milk/yogurt in india?
Lubricant: Mucus helps to lubricate the passage of bowel movements, and is usually present in small quantities. If it is more noticeable than that, it is a sign of inflammation, from many possible causes, and should be checked out. See your doc if it persists beyond a few days, or is associated with blood. ...Read more
Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.
Constipation/narcotics for mouth surgery. Low potassium 2.5/2.8. Diarrhea smell foul &on/off. Gas/ache in belly button sometimes, hernia?
Possible: best to see doctor and have the child checked. ...Read more