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Should I be concerned about reddish/ brown sticky stool for several days?

Should I be concerned about reddish/ brown sticky stool for several days?

If: their is blood in the stool, it requires evaluation. Without blood the color of a stool is not clinically significant and is usually a reflection of the diet consumed ...Read more

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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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I have dark brown, sticky stools. also am bulimic. should i be concerned as it is hard to wipe clean as it is like an frosting consistency?

I have dark brown, sticky stools. also am bulimic. should i be concerned as it is hard to wipe clean as it is like an frosting consistency?

Bulimia IS a concern: Whether you've been Dx'd or just see it as a problem - it should be corrected as the effects can be serious - see a Eating Disorder therapist! But the stool might be related to foods you eat and/or gluten or lactose intolerance or other conditions. Here's info: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/02/14/normal-stool.aspx Washing like a bidet will help and have an exam. ...Read more

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I have sticky stools n constipation what I have to do for it to set the same right?

I have sticky stools n constipation what I have to do for it to set the same right?

Water and Fiber: Constipation is usually the result of too little water, too little fiber or both. If you have no other medical problems, try increasing your water intake to one liter (about 2 regular sized bottles) a day. Research foods that are high in fiber. MIRALAX (polyethylene glycol) could also be added daily in the meantime. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 7 week old that has a cold with no fever to have green sticky stools that have a foul smell?

Is it normal for a 7 week old that has a cold with no fever to have green sticky stools that have a foul smell?

Green stools: Yes a cold can be the cause of green sticky stools.If you are bottle feeding the stools can be green because if the iron in the milk. ...Read more

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I'm 18 yr old. Drank whiskey with coke for the first time yesterday, had a little amount of black sticky stool today. What to do sir?

I'm 18 yr old. Drank whiskey with coke for the first time yesterday, had a little amount of black sticky stool today. What to do sir?

Do not worry: If it continues, have your doctor check for occult blood in the stool. You may have some irritation of the stomach causing bleeding that emerges in the stool as sticky black (tarry) stools. ...Read more

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Does Polyethylene Glycol or also called miralax (polyethylene glycol) cause green sticky stools ? Please help

Does Polyethylene Glycol or also called miralax (polyethylene glycol) cause green sticky stools ? Please help

Not usually.: MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) does not usually cause green sticky stools. If anything, it usually causes watery stools that are the same color as the stool was prior to taking the medication. Green stools are not usually worrisome. Unless you see black tarry stool or signs of red blood, I would not worry about it. Good luck. ...Read more