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Types Of Feces
What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?
See below: Bowel transplants can be the small intestine alone or what is called a multivisceral transplant. Mvt's can include stomach, duodenum, pancreas and liver. Sometimes they are just stomach, duodenum and pancreas. There have been kidneys transplanted as part of a mvt. There was recently an esophagus transplanted as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In 400 characters!: Consider: IBD (Crohn's/Ulcerative colitis), microscopic colitis (collagenous, lymphocytic), IBS, dysmotilities, diverticular diseases, infiltrative processes, polyps, autoimmune, parasites, viral & bacterial infections, drug-induced diseases, ischemic gut, hernias (internal & external), trauma, rupture/perforation, leaky gut, surgical issues/repair, dysbiosis, cancer, appendicitis, lots more. ...Read more
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Many: There are many pathogens that cause food poisoning. It is often possible to sort them out based on onset of symptoms. Most of these causes of food poisoning are self limiting. If you have vomiting and diarrhea that exceeds your input you may need medication and possibly IV fluids although rehydrating orally is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The type of IV fluid used depends on the patient's needs. ...Read more
Strawberries, peach: From livestrong.Com: perhaps the greatest risk of toxin exposure from fruit comes from pesticide use. The risk stems from the direct application, as well as indirect contamination through water. The fruits most likely to be contaminated include apples, strawberries and peaches according to the environmental working group. Buying organic may cut the toxin amount in these fruits.Proper washing helps. ...Read more
Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more
Perianal skin?: Perianal skin (not rectum: that's up inside) can be lighter than surrounding skin, usually not related to vitiligo (white skin patches; Michael Jackson was thought to have had this). If there are small whitish patches or dots, that could be other things. Have your physician look atthe area. ...Read more
Malabsoption: Celiac disease affects about 1% of the people in the us and there are other problems related to enzyme deficiencies, e.G, lactose intolerance. Increased absorption of iron and hemochromatosis. Less commonly inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., crohn disease, parasites, and tumors. ...Read more
Intestinal ulcers: Without being able to have access to your records and the tests that have been run it is impossible to say what is going on. Intestinal parasites seldom cause ulcerations, and would also have to ask where you have been to get parasites. You must be seeing a gastroenterologist. Have them continue their evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soluble, insoluble: soluble fiber as in oatmeal, sops up water and makes your stool firmer. Its great when you have diarrhea to make a firmer stool. Insoluble fiber is not absorbed and leads to more frequent stooling. Its best used when you are constipated and need to go to the bathroom more often. ...Read more
Also: In addition to dr rathore's answer, there are rare cases of acinar cell carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, and lymphoma of the pancreas. Potentially malignant (or "pre-malignant") lesions include intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (ipmn), mucinous cystic neoplasms (mcn), and solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (sppn). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections.: Usually urine is sterile, so it is not often a problem. The stool, however, is loaded with many types of organisms. There are many illnesses, too many to list here, including bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections, which are spread by fecal contamination. All the more important reason to wash hands thoroughly after using the bathroom! Good luck. ...Read more
What type of worm in human feces is small (2-3mm), white (rice grain appearence), black tip on one end, and moves around in the fecal matter?
Threadworm?: Probably a threadworm (pin worm) as those are the most common. Here is a link, i hope this helps! http://www.Netdoctor.Co.Uk/diseases/facts/pinworm.Htm. ...Read more
What caused this feces type smell in my vaginal area? it just started today. i had sex a week ago with a condom and he was very careful.
Vaginal infection?: Strong vaginal odor usually indicates vaginal infection, especially bacterial vaginosis, less often trichomonas. The odor is most commonly described as "fishy", but "feces smell" also fits. A foreign body (e.g. forgotten tampon, condom, etc) can do it. Trich is an STD, and BV is more common in people at risk for STD, so you also need test for gonorrhea and chlamydia. See a doc or clinic ASAP. ...Read more
How to cure yeast infection , really bad feces type of odor , ichy-ness , yellow runny watery discharge , irritation , raw ?
Brother at 52 diag. Colon cancer. I'm 47 and have Type 1&2 Bristol chart feces for a very long time. Acid reflux, choking at night on acid chestpain?
Unrelated to Ca: Bristol Classification measures stool shapeand transit time in bowel, unrelated to any malignant pathology developing in the colon. the upper GI symptoms and acid reflux are unrelated to potential for a colonic reoplasm which usually is induced via the polyoma virus entering mucosa and establishing a field effect in which various lesion arise. One should check out bowel pathology via colonoscopy. ...Read more
Many systemic symptoms 3+yrs, dr.s don’t know cause. Just found holes in home air ducts, rodent feces & debris. What type of dr should I see? Any tests?
Get exterminator 1st: I'd recommend ridding those vermin from your house and getting those air ducts cleaned out. If you start to feel better after that, then you wouldn't necessarily need further testing. Otherwise, you can see you primary care doc or an infectious diseases specialist if you think additional testing is needed. ...Read more
Low risk of Toxoplas: There is a very low risk that you could get toxoplasmosis. You can get toxoplasmosis by accidentally ingesting the parasite in contaminated cat feces, which can occur if you accidentally touch your hands to your mouth after cleaning a cat's litter box, or touching anything that has come into contact with cat feces; people are more likely to get [toxoplasmosis] from eating raw meat. ...Read more
Why is it that sometimes my feces floats and sometimes it sinks? There has been no changes in my regular food intake in terms of food type or quantity
Dietary factors: Changes in stool composition due to different types of food intake and fat content of the stools as well as changes in transit time through the intestinal tract determines whether stools float or sink and also explain color changes. Chronically floating and greasy stools point to problems with certain digestive secretions and abnormal absorption. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to advise yo ...Read more
My son has been having dark feces that reaks of decayed tooth. hes four. His dad is type 1 diabetic. Tiny Hair like things stand up n move in it wtf?
Probably pinworms, : maybe another type of worms. See his pediatrician for evaluation. Early in the morning, spread his buttocks & press the sticky side of a piece of scotch tape against his anus. Put the tape in a small plastic bag & take it with you to the appointment so it can be checked for pinworm eggs. If stool samples are needed for other causes, his doctor will give you collection cups & instructions. ...Read more
I have a very deep puncture type wound on my calf. I got feces on it. it's red, hard, swollen. ankle and knee hurt. advice??
Seeds, blood...: 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 md visit. ...Read more
Could you name a disease that causes each type of stool?
- Bright green;
Thanks a lot!!
Does NotMakeSense: There are no diseases based on the color of stool.I don't know why are you asking this question and what the purpose of it Your question does not make any medical sense ...Read more
I recently developed painful stool, type 2 or 5. It cuts me when passing w/ a little blood. This has never happened before. What would cause it?
From few days I get white cotton type thing attached to my stool. what is that ?My stools are inconsistent , sometime hard and sometime fragmented?
Mucus: These are most likely mucus strands and your symptoms are consistent with irritable bowel syndrome in view of alternating loose and somewhat constipated stools. If you have further concerns, consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation,advice and treatment. In the meantime include adequate fluids and fiber in your diet and this could include daily metamucil. ...Read more
Is dark brown stool normal? MY stool was type 4, which is the best on the scale, but the color was dark brown. should i be concerned or is it normal.
Normal: See your health provider if the stool turns black otherwise it is a normal color. ...Read more
What could it be if I have blood in my stools, but not consistently? I have bouts of blood and inconsistent stool types very often. I don't feel pain?
My continous 4-5 times stool passing from 2 week and black yellow mix type stool. What is the problem?
Diarrhea: Loose yellow, frequent stools could be from a viral gastrointestinal tract infection with subsequent irritable bowel. However black stool, if not from taking peptobismol, could indicate bleeding from high in the gi tract from gastritis or a peptic ulcer. I recommend seeing your physician who can perform a simple stool test in the office to check for occult blood. Follow a bland, low roughage diet ...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