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Stringy White Stuff In Stool
For the past 3 days I have had an uti, and am trying to kick it. Today I had white thick stringy stuff in my stool. Any clue what that could be?
4 da past 2 days. I hav noticed white an creamy an stringy stuff in my stool. Should I be concerned. What is the white and creamy and stringy stuff?
Worms?: Hi. Obviously we can't diagnose you on the internet, but you might want to see your doctor. Stool can be analyzed for a variety go things you may not want. ...Read more
For the last 3 days my poop has had white stringy stuff attached to it. I've had some gas and loose stools yesterday. What is going on?
MaybeItsStringCheese: Sounds like that stringy stuff is mucus (let's call it "butt snot"). That and the gas and loose stools could mean some inflammation.If just a minor virus it should pass in a few days. But if it persists or you start getting cramps ore some streaks of blood, get a doctor to check you for something more serious, like some weird infection or so-called Inflammatory (or Irritable" Bowels. Other stuff too ...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
I have been having stringy mucous looking stuff in my stools. Gas, bloating, and feeling of fullness and discomfort after eating. I use to binge drink?
Diet vs Other: In the absence of weight loss, diarrhea or active heavy alcohol use, this may have more to do with the types of food you are currently eating. Foods that are high in fat (fried foods) and carbohydrates (bread) can often challenge the gallbladder and/or intestine resulting in the symptoms you described. There is testing available for gallbladder dysfunction as well as for gluten sensitivity. ...Read more
Hmm: Pale or light colored stool can be related to lack of bile salts. I do not know what the cause is of bits of white material in the stool (if that is how it appears)l. If stool is predominantly white or light than possible causes include hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more
Need for examination: If is not feasible to provide an opinion. Please consult your doctor to arrange for examination of your stool. ...Read more
If it is in fact mucous, there are a variety of causes. I will list them for you:
irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)
intestinal bacterial infection
i recommend you visit your primary care provider for a complete medical evaluation. ...Read more
We: We all have a small amount of mucous in the stool, as it is the lubricant of the digestive system. However, if you are seeing a larger amount than normal, it can represent infection or colitis. If it is a serious cause such as from crohn's or ulcerative colitis, or even cancer, it would typically be accompanied by pain and bleeding. If the mucous in your stool is larger than usual amount, or accompanied by pain, bleeding, vomiting, or fever, then please be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Can excessive use of meds turn stool dark green? I know it isn't my diet because I don't eat much green stuff
My stool was half black and half brown and it had a lot of stringy substance all over it & also smelled bad is everything okay with me?
Maybe & maybe not: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums... Persistent melena (without obvious cause) & symptoms warrants evaluation ...Read more
My stool was big and hard very dark colour but when I wiped it and stuff the marks were brown. Was stool just very dark brown? Eaten lots of chocolate
Black, tarry stool?:
If the stool is black and like hot tar consistency, it's possible that there is blood in the stool.
Stool color varies dramatically with what foods you've eaten, dyes that may have been in processed food or in your case maybe even very large quantities of dark chocolate. ...Read more
No see your doctor: Blood and mucous in the stool is never normal see your doctor asap, . ...Read more
May be mucus: A small amount of mucus in the stool is not abnormal. If you have persistent symptoms, you may wish to discuss stool examination with your doctor. ...Read more
I have stringy looking things, in my stools. I don't know if they are worms. Hoping not but not sure. Please help me?
See the Pathologist: Take a stool sample to the local laboratory and ask them (or your doctor) to look for "ova and parasites". If it is a worm, the laboratory will be able to tell. ...Read more
Our son had a few small darker stringy soft objects in his stool. He is breasfed and we do not know what they could be.?
Solid food?: Is he taking any solid foods? Bananas can create stringy objects in stool. If exclusively breastfed and having stringy stool, follow up with doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Brown stringy stool with mucus. No pain and no changes in diet or anything. Day 2 that I've noticed it. What could it be? I'm very scared
Sometimes the bowels get upset. Need more information, Age, part of world, other meds, diseases.
Usually bowel consistency changes with diet. Have you eaten differently? Any seafood? Shellfish? Water contamination, out of country?
Need more information.
Probiotics by mouth at the pharmacy are useful for getting the gut back on tract after a normal doctor exam. ...Read more
23. had dark slimy areas in stool which looked like blood from far but on closer look it ws brownish jelly stuff. Hppnd bfore n went away next day.?
Can I still have colonoscopy if I've thrown up all the prep stuff and stool isn't liquid, just soft?
Unlikely: If you don't have clear stool then the camera on the colonoscopy can't pass through it. Try reading the instructions your doctor gave you. It might talk about what to do or a number to call if you can't tolerate your prep. Other people have this problem too. Sometimes you make another trip to pharmacy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My stool stringy, rubbery, wirh mucas. Can I be still passing parasites. With the use of metamicil?
R U trying to cure: ...parasites with Metamucil? Sorry, but see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment please. ...Read more
Is it possoble to see prunes and chiku fruit to show up in ur stool undigested. And show up as blackish stuff?
You bet!: That is certainly possible, especially if only parts of thhe stool were black. If the entire stool is black more than once, that is more worrying and if so, and you are weak, or dizzy, or have pain get checked. I love prunes! I've never had chiku, is it sweet? What does it taste like? You have so many fruits and veggies where you live that we don't have here! ...Read more
I recently had a colonoscopy test and im 24 a couple of weeks later im starting to see stringy black things in my stool could u please help?
I don't know what's goin on but I have been gettin white stuff on my stools like tissue but not n also gettin really loose stools its not all time?
Call your MD: There are different reasons that you can get white material in stool but almost always concerning. Please call your doctor and be seen to get evaluation asap. You probably can pick up a container from your md or lab to collect a stool sample asap, which will be a needed part of your evaluation. ...Read more
My stool has been going from huge log type to small hard as a rock pebble like? I see red gooie stuff in there sometimes. Colonscopy negative I'm 25
Constipation: This may be a sign of some form of irritable bowel syndrome. It seems that you have already seen a GI specialist. Continue to see this specialist and keep a symptom diary. This will help to unravel the exact problem that may be developing. For now increase fiber in your diet. ...Read more
Stringy substance followed by stool also mucousy and stringy. White bits in there! Eating nuts and veggies a lot recently? What is this? Live in uk.
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