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Stool Coming Out In Small Pieces
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?
Had what looked like undigested spagetti piece in stool. And what felt in orange piece outer covering stool.Ate lots of spagetti.Constipated 2day.Help
Digestion: You are seeing remnants of undigested spaghetti and red sauce ...Read more
Is some kind of parasite causing what looks like solid corn pieces in stool? Stool is smelly loose and black. The pieces i've had 2 days, passed 50?
Can a kidney stone randomly break apart into teeny tiny black pieces and come out randomly when you urinate?
Yes: they may occasionally break up but more likely they are other very small stones that are being passed. ...Read more
Lots. see md: May simply be inadequate fiber in diet, lack of fluid intake, physical inactivity, meds, depression, gut motility issues. Could also be more significant problems, e.G diverticulosis, diverticulitis, polyps, tumors, cancet, other. Had a colonoscopy? When? May need to repeat. See md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can be little black stuff in semen? Some of the little black stuff splits into fine grey threads on dissolving in water
I keep finding large amounts of small white pieces and flakes embedded throughout my stool. What would be causing that?
You'llNeedYrDoc4This: First, consider your diet.What could pass through undigested (coconut flakes or shreds;bits of something eaten inadvertently).Next consider that maybe they're not flakes but something else,like mucus or products of inflammation(you have any cramps?).Maybe a parasite like small worms (pinworms; threadworms), but whatever's going on,you'll need to have a stool sample sent to a lab for analysis. ...Read more
My BM will start kinda formed but soft. Then turn into fluffy pieces. Then end with floating stool. Looks greasy. This be from ibs? Or thoughts
More of diet related: There are 2 types of IBS IBSc and IBSd your presentation does not fit any of them ...Read more
Colostomy output is hard, formed pieces of stool mixed with very soft stool coming out at the same time. Getting fiber and fluids. Possible causes?
Do black specs(like tiny pepper flakes) in the stool indicate blood even when the stool in a normal brown color?
Nah: Significant blood loss (more than 3-4 ounces of blood), especially from upper sources, e.g. Stomach, duodenum , small bowel, less likely from right colon, can give black, tarry stol, with a typically characteristic odor, often loose (blood is a laxative):melena (black). Entire stool would be black, not just individual spots. Likely from food, seeds. Iron pills, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can do also. ...Read more
2 times in last week clear stringy stuff with small amt of blood attached to stool or floating in toilet after bowel movement. What could this be?
Blood in stools: You should see a GI specialist ASAP. There are many reasons that may cause the symptom you are mentioning and need o be worked up. Do not delay it, make a phone call on Monday please ...Read more
Can cranberry sauce cause undigested piece of red stool? The red piece of stool looked like bright red mucus. Colonscopy months ago was normal.
Yes it can: Yes it can....so also other red undigested food ...Read more
What are these small flecks floating in the water? After I defecate there are small flecks floating in the stool. Not black. What causes this?
Stool: Has various consistencies. It could be regular stool, or something more serious. Serious issues with stool are generally accompanied by systemic symptoms such as weakness, fatigue, fevers, weight loss, abdominal pain. If you are worried about or have any of the about please see a Doctor. ...Read more
I pushed some poop out at start, then the rest came out soft. A little light red blood on a piece of poo & a tad on toilet tissue.Didn't hurt!serious?
Hi. I keep getting pieces of hard black pieces in my stool. The black outside is hard skin like with an orangish soft piece underneath. Is this blood?
It's more likely....: ...something you're eating that your digestive system can't absorb & is showing up intact in your stool. If you can identify what you're eating, eliminate it and no longer see this weird stuff in your stool, then you have your answer. If you can't, you need to see a doctor. A simple test can show if it's blood or not. Possible blood in the stool shouldn't be ignored! ...Read more
Dark red blood when I go poop mixed in and falling from inside of the butt. Thin red worm looking things on toilet paper. Suggestions?
Yikes!: Are the thin red worm-looking things moving? You are bleeding from your colon. This could be an infection, or the beginnings of inflammatory bowel disease. Get care *immediately.* You need comprehensive lab work (CBC-d, autoimmune & coag panel, LFTs, stool culture & microscopy), preliminary imaging & most likely a colonoscopy. Practice thorough hand washing & check for similar symptoms in family. ...Read more
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more