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What causes sticky stool? (young patient, <25)

What causes sticky stool? (young patient, <25)

Probable stool mucus: 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 should help address if stringy mucus you may be seeing is "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more

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54 y/o M, sticky/smelly stool (mustard yellow;now light brown); periodic cold sweat/clammy, diabetic, on antidepressants, ~20 lbs overweight? Cause?

54 y/o M, sticky/smelly stool (mustard yellow;now light brown); periodic cold sweat/clammy, diabetic, on antidepressants, ~20 lbs overweight? Cause?

23 words???: Hi. Hmmm, 23 words, no exam and no labs, and you want us to give you a cause. OK, we don't specialize in guesswork. Please see your doctor and get a proper evaluation with exam and diagnostic tests. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes feces to be green ish?

What causes feces to be green ish?

The amount of bile: Liver makes bile and secretes it to help us digest food stuffs. Some food needs more bile to digest than others. Stools can be yellow, green, brown or dark brown. Call md if stool is white, black and sticky or red. ...Read more

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How does the food we eat turn into feces? And what causes feces to stink?

How does the food we eat turn into feces? And what causes feces to stink?

You're kidding right: You digest your food by adding enzymes that break it into absorbable parts. The fecal mater is created when the indigestible debris is mixed with bile from the liver and worn out enzymes. The stink comes from intestinal germ action that produces volatile gases as they digest things we cannot. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of blood in the feces?

What are the most common causes of blood in the feces?

Many: There are many causes of blood in the stool, ranging from benign to malignant. Bloody stools can be caused by hemorrhoids, colitis, diverticulosis, colon cancer, and more. If you have blood in your stool, get this checked out by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can prolonged exposure to dog feces and urine that has been soaked into the floor cause health problems?

Can prolonged exposure to dog feces and urine that has been soaked into the floor cause health problems?

Possibly: It depends on whether the urine/feces had any parasites (worms) and their (worms) resistance to the medium they are in. If none are present, then the exposure is most likely harmless. ...Read more

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My feces is stuck at entrance of anus. It's hurting me to push it out. What can I use for it to be softer and cause less pain to push out?

My feces is stuck at entrance of anus. It's hurting me to push it out. What can I use for it to be softer and cause less pain to push out?

Your best bet: is to go to the nearest pharmacy and pick up an enema kit. These allow you to help "extract" stool in the anorectal area. Be careful to follow the instructions closely. Otherwise, if you are unable to extract this on your own, you may to seek help from a physician for a manual disimpaction. ...Read more

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Many systemic symptoms 3+yrs, dr.s don’t know cause. Just found holes in home air ducts, rodent feces & debris. What type of dr should I see? Any tests?

Many systemic symptoms 3+yrs, dr.s don’t know cause. Just found holes in home air ducts, rodent feces & debris. What type of dr should I see? Any tests?

Get exterminator 1st: I'd recommend ridding those vermin from your house and getting those air ducts cleaned out. If you start to feel better after that, then you wouldn't necessarily need further testing. Otherwise, you can see you primary care doc or an infectious diseases specialist if you think additional testing is needed. ...Read more

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What causes coffee ground feces?

What causes coffee ground feces?

Bleeding: Coffee ground is a term usually used for emesis and tarry black stools is the term for feces. Both denote bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more