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Thin Ribbon Like Bowel Movements
Need an exam: If you have pencil like stools you either have very very large hemorrhoids (which would be very obvious) or something more worrisome. You should find someone to look and examine you as well as possibly perform a colonoscopy . If you have hemorrhoids that big, they also need to be dealt with because you can become completely obstructed and not be able to pass stools! ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Feeling bloated, green stools, little poo comes out, feel fine, bowel movements changed with either diarrhea or constipation? Stressed, colon cancer?
Lower and upper abdominal cramps, frequent bowel movements, 6 or more bowel movements a day, tannish color soft stool but anus fissure. What is this?
I'm having bloody stool, thin, pencil-like stools, blue stool, unintentional weight loss, feeling of unfinished bowel movement, mild abdominal pain?
Alternating bowel movements of green stools with some black dots of constipation ad diarrhea, bloated, small poop comes outs18 years old colon cancer?
Diet: The appearance of feces varies according to diet, your level of hydration, your gut's microbial flora, medications, and your bodies own makeup. Colin cancer is rare in an 18 year old. It may cause blood to appear in the stool but often just small amounts that is not visible, and requires a chemical test. Cancer does not typically cause diarrhea except for a rare form called villous adenoma. ...Read more
Thinner stools for weeks, soft stools lately and sometimes (very rarely) diarria & constipation. More movements lately?
Work up: A change I'm bowel habits including diameter of stool, frequency/constipation should be handled with care since they could be related to GI tumors. Depending on your age you could be due for a colonoscopy. Knowing more about your history would be helpful since there are other differential diagnosis ...Read more
Colon cancer at 18 years old?
Alternating stools constipation and diarrhea
Change of bowel movement
I feel fine though?
Colon cancer with hypoactive bowel sounds, distended abdomen, hypoactive bowel sounds, no bowel movement 2 days?
Paranoid about colon cancer. Constipated sometimes, pellet like stools, not bloody or pencil like, no weight loss, pain in abdomen, etc. Help?
Doubt it!: In the absence of a family history of colon cancer and without relevant signs or symptoms, colon cancer is placed much lower on the list as the cause of your constipation. Ibs or functional constipation is more likely. See your doctor for a formal diagnosis and to get effective treatment. And don't forget your fruits and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Folds of the bowels: Your body has about 20 feet of small intestine (small bowel) and 5 feet of large intestine (large bowel). The intestines are folded and form loops to fit into the abdomen. Large bowel loop refers to the folds of the large intestine and small bowel loops refers to the folds of small intestine. This reference is usually made during xray or CT imaging done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Straining, bowel movement looked like rabbit droppings, feel incomplete but too hard to pass, dull abdomen pain, dark brown stool. Mild constipation?
Chest burning bad bloody stools feeling like vomiting lots of gas stomach pains on off more bowel movments thin stools diarrhea itchy painful colon.?
IBS?: Not having the opportunity to interview and examine you, i can only go by what you have described. What caught my interest was your description of your stools. You said they were thin, and your rectum felt itchy. Pencil thin stools and the urge to defecate are the cornerstones of the symptom called tenesmus, which is very common in irritable bowel syndrome. Have you been given that diagnosis? ...Read more
After starting polyethylene glycol stool is strange- im passing normal looking, regular amts however the consistency feels like thick mucus and wobbly?
Strange mucous like stool. Mixes between harder round stool mixed with mucous material and strictly mucous with each BM. What could this be?
Celiac: Pebble like stools are most likely an indication of general constipation. Stools form into "balls" on defecation when stools are depleted of water in the intestine. Drink plenty of water daily and eat a fiber-balanced / healthy diet. Pebble like stooling is not a classic symptom of celiac disease. More classic GI symptoms in celiac include diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloating/gas. ...Read more
Having bloody stool, thin, pencil-like stools, blue stool, unintentional weight loss, and a feeling of unfinished bowel movement? Should I see a doc?
Absolutely : Please see your primary care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more
Passing pink fluid when passing gas have bright red blood with dowel movements/bowel habits have changed
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- Tar like bowel movements
- Long thin bowel movements
- Poop looks like ribbon
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- Small pellet like bowel movements
- Bowel movements smell like ammonia
- Thin tape sixed stools and difficulty with bowel movements
- Can hemorrhoids cause thin bowel movements?
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