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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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My 5yr oh hold her poop till she throws up. Then she still hold it. She has accidents constantly says it hurts. Can I give her stool softener everyday?

My 5yr oh hold her poop till she throws up. Then she still hold it. She has accidents constantly says it hurts. Can I give her stool softener everyday?

Please see doctor: I think the simple answer is a yes, 'but answer. This sounds like a significant situation that must be fully studied. I am sure your pediatrician can help and even recommend a specialist for pediatric gastroenterology. Please do not just give your daughter stool softeners without a full evaluation and diagnosis of the underlying problem. ...Read more

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My 3 year old grandbaby had high fever 5 days ago, since then everytime she tries to eat, she gags and throws up. Is constipated. Used enema. Little stool?

My 3 year old grandbaby had high fever 5 days ago, since then everytime she tries to eat, she gags and throws up. Is constipated. Used enema. Little stool?

Have her evaluated: A good physical exam is needed to evaluate your grandchild's status. Close inspection of the mouth and throat and abdomen are essential. Historical facts to reveal include if her last stool was hard, pellet like or soft. Retained stool can be still backing her colon up. ...Read more

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I throw up bile every morning and have excruciating pain in my upper abdomen I have started passing blood in my stool?

I throw up bile every morning and have excruciating pain in my upper abdomen I have started passing blood in my stool?

Go to hospital now!: You have a stomach ulcer or another serious abdominal condition that needs immediate attention. Go to the emergency room now! Delay could be life threatening. ...Read more

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Throwing up, blood in stool, pain underneath my right side of the rib cage in the back and some time blood in my throw up?

Throwing up, blood in stool, pain underneath my right side of the rib cage in the back and some time blood in my throw up?

Exam needed: These are serious symptoms and require urgent evaluation in the hospital emergency room. There is the possibility that hemorrhaging can become massive. If you have hemorrhagic gastritis, black bowel movements would result. Vomiting and defecating red blood would indicate simultaneous bleeding from both upper and lower gi tracts which is most unusual. Go to the hospital emergency room now for exam ...Read more

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Why does my feces smell sour?

Why does my feces smell sour?

That is: Okay. May be due to diet or colon bacteria make up. Avoiding constipation and drinking of extra water may be helpful. The stool is not suppose to smell fresh. ...Read more

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Blood in feces. What does it mean?

Blood in feces. What does it mean?

See a physician: Blood in the stool is never normal. It suggests a probable bleed somewhere in the GI tract but this could be anywhere from your mouth with blood you are swallowing, to your stomach due to an ulcer, to an internal or external hemorrhoid. A physician will be able to examine your stool, and take a complete history to determine which tests and necessary to determine the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it bad when feces looks like gel?

Is it bad when feces looks like gel?

Maybe...: The 'gel' is mucus. Are there other symptoms - pain, blood, difficulty straining versus constipation? And, of course, avoid the opposite - gel that looks like feces! ...Read more

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Do sesame seeds turn white in feces?

Do sesame seeds turn white in feces?

Probably not...: If any doubt, a sample of stool can be analyzed by your provider to clarify what substance is present that concerns you. ...Read more

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Acidic feces after a total colectomy?

Acidic feces after a total colectomy?

Yes: It depends on the reconstruction. If you have a j pouch and the contents are moving through rapidly and you have not adapted, a patient may have many stools per day and the area around the anus may be raw. Local treament with creams to the area are helpful. If it remains, your doctor can add things to thicken the stool or medicine to slow it done until you adapt. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is cockroach feces dangerous and why?

Yes: Cockroach feces carry proteins that can trigger asthma in some people. They also carry germs. ...Read more

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Can impacted feces cause flat stools?

Can impacted feces cause flat stools?

Flat stools: Although it is possible that flat stools could be caused by impacted feces, it could also be caused by a polyp or tumor in the colon. Anytime somebody has a change in their bowel habits like this, it needs to be evaluated. You should see a Gastroenterologist immediately. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible for feces to smell sweet?

I guess, but…: I guess it is possible, since the sense of smell is subjective. I've never heard of anyone describing that smell as sweet though. It doesn't indicate any sort of illness that I'm aware of. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my feces is skinny?

What does it mean if my feces is skinny?

Depends: If this is achange from what it used to be, you need to see a specialist sooner rather than later. It may be spasm or a mass in the rectum. Regardless, a change in bowels warrant prompt attention. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I smell like feces?

What do you advise if I smell like feces?

Fecal leakage?: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Alternatively, your odor problem is skin-related or neurologically-based (olefactory mis-sense). What's doc say? ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is my feces the color black?

Help docs? Why is my feces the color black?

Black stool can: Result from some medications (iron or bismuth). But if stool is black, tarry ; malodorous then you could be experiencing gastrointestinal bleeding. Melena. ...Read more

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Do patents with MS experience floating feces?

NO: MS doesn't cause gastrointestinal issues directly. Floating feces might be indicative of malabsorption, but may be of no real significance. Discuss with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Could your body retain all your feces for long?

Could your body retain all your feces for long?

Obstipation: Sometimes people can develop significant problems with retained stool to the point that it causes widening of the colon, increased abdominal size, pain etc. The longer the stool builds up the more problematic. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for blood in the feces?

What is the medical term for blood in the feces?

Hematochezia: Typically used to describe bright red blood. If dark black, we call it melena. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of blood in the feces?

What are the most common causes of blood in the feces?

Many: There are many causes of blood in the stool, ranging from benign to malignant. Bloody stools can be caused by hemorrhoids, colitis, diverticulosis, colon cancer, and more. If you have blood in your stool, get this checked out by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Could it happen that a person be allergic to their own feces?

No: Feces are the remainder of what you have eaten, if it did not bother you when you ate, you cannot be allergic to it after you digested it. ...Read more

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How long will e coli live in feces on the ground or on a surface?

How long will e coli live in feces on the ground or on a surface?

Highly variable: Depending on the strain of e coli, temperature, ph, anaerobic status, the survival varies greatly and these bacteria can live in manure for over a year. You may wish to consult the following:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/20574458. ...Read more

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What would blue green colored feces with blood traces be a symptom of?

What would blue green colored feces with blood traces be a symptom of?

Why bluegreen stool?: The color 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/exposures, inflammation, ; other factors. Since your bowel pattern has changed ;? Persists, testing is in order. You're probably okay, but get an exam to determine if rx is needed. ...Read more

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How many times a day should an average healthy man dispose his feces?

Stool Standards: This all depends on diet and other factors such as medications or supplements or vitamins and the like. Most people have a bm once or twice daily. ...Read more

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I see some strange little one inch strings in my feces? Is this abnormal?

See Below: This may represent worms, which need to be treated. I would call your doctor. ...Read more

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Feces transplants successful? What are the known risks? How do they do it

Feces transplant: Used for cases of c.Diff resistant to antibiotic treatment with vanco and flagyl.
Usually place it in the duodenum through a tube that goes into your stomach and duodenum. Also, can do it through an enema. Very successful. Not sure of risks. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more