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Stool With Wax Substance In It
I've had lots of gas with very oily stool with black spots in liquid alongside it; looks akin to vinegar in olive oil. Stool itself is brown/just oily?
Yes: Since wax is probably added to supposed to suppositories this is probably the reason. ...Read more
Mucous in poop, wet, clear, watery fluid coming from anus... And a white tissue like substance in stool. What is this?
Poked ear canal with a hair pin & found white stone like hard material is in ear canal.mild pain,Itching and numbness in that ear.no ear wax.
Streak of blood in really hard stool along with some mucus? Is it the hard stool or something else?
I had an orange stool(not poop water or oil in the toalet paper) and some weird orange brownish things in the bathroom can it be becauseof mineraloil?
Possible: but could have some blood in it so see your doctor and have it checked. ...Read more
Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
In stool, can blood present itself as little solid pieces, or is it always a sticky or liquid consistency?
Varies: This can vary with the site of bleeding. If from upper GI tract may simply present as black stools, if from terminal portions of colon may be bright red blood. If in between, almost any type of presentation may occur, including clots which can appear similar to what you have described. ...Read more
Are gritty flakes in stool that float in bowl a cause for concern? Have Crohn's with bad diarrhea.
Mucus: Mucus in the stool is normal but usually invisible. If you're seeing a lot of mucus, and if there is associated diarrhea, blood, marked change in bowel habits it is recommended that you be evaluated by your physician. It can be due to irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel disorders, fissure, etc. ...Read more
How long would HIV infected semen live in the water of a toilet bowl that's been mixed with urine and feces? And the toilet is flushed frequently?
It doesn't: It doesn't. Period. End of worry. Why would anyone ask this question? It is extremely bizarre. Please clarify if you do not understand how impossible this scenario is for risk of infection. ...Read more
Is this a alternative medicine fad? "Stool that sticks to toilet bowl can be a sign of malabsorption, disease, etc?"
Strange mucous like stool. Mixes between harder round stool mixed with mucous material and strictly mucous with each BM. What could this be?
Can the oily glue stuff I saw in my sons bowel be worms!!! It was grey/white in color and looked like a glue. Help.
More likely mucus: Collect your worm and bring it in for evaluation. ...Read more
Potentially: It could be. Go to your doctor to get a stool sample and get tested, and treated if necessary. ...Read more
29 years old. Passed normal stool with some mucus, followed by stool with fresh blood on it. Do not feel external hemorrhoids. Very scared!
I have black flecks in stool for 2 months. As blood in stool from upper GI bleeding must be completely mixed in the stool, what can these flecks be?
No unless: If the headhand pulls the same hair follicles repeatedly and you pull it really tight, then you can develop a condition traction folliculitis, where the tension on the hair pulls at the hair follicle and that can cause irritation. Other than that, no adverse effects to your health. ...Read more
Having semi-solid stool for some time now. Can see fuzz/froth floating above the fecal matter, particularly more when a lot of wind accompanies stool.
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