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Can you recommend a home remedy for mucus in your stool?

Can you recommend a home remedy for mucus in your stool?

Mucus in Stool: Some amount of mucus in the stool is normal;

Significant amounts of mucus and mucus accompanied by diarrhea, pain or blood may signify an intestinal condition such as infection or inflammation.

Increased amounts of mucus in the stool can also occur with cancers of the colon or rectum or with bowel obstruction.

See your Physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have got swelling in my anus. And I cannot even pass stool properly: ( (...Moreover I am trying to concieve too. Plz tell me some home remedy?

I have got swelling in my anus. And I cannot even pass stool properly: ( (...Moreover I am trying to concieve too. Plz tell me some home remedy?

Hot baths/hot packs: Sudden swelling around the anus is usually an anal abscess or a thrombosed hemorrhoid. Heat will usually help both of those. If it does not improve promptly you should be seen. Surgical drainage can provide rapid relief. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for impacted stool? I feel like there's stool stuck in my rectum.

What's the best treatment for impacted stool? I feel like there's stool stuck in my rectum.

No other disease?: One with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If due to slow movement of food and poop through the gut, then things to try are leafy vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes and similar fruits, fiber with water, Miralax (polyethylene glycol), Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, or other laxatives. Impaction needs laxatives, an enema, maybe with a helping hand. ...Read more

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Black sludgy stools recently, what natural remedy for this?

Black sludgy stools recently, what natural remedy for this?

Black, tarry, foul: Smelling stools can be due to GI bleeding. If this description fits see a doctor. ...Read more

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My three months old daughter has diarrhoea and there is mucus in the stool. What should be the treatment?

My three months old daughter has diarrhoea and there is mucus in the stool. What should be the treatment?

3 yo and diarrhea: Has she been on antibiotics - if so - probably best to take her to a doctor to be checked if not and if this an acute issue - probably the best is to put her on a clear liquid diet - apple juice, jello, gatorade or pedialyte or water ice is fine. If she tolerates this - gradually increase her diet to a brat (banannas, rice cereal, applesause, and dry toast) no dairy though for several days. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for rectal injury due to very hard and large stool?

What is the remedy for rectal injury due to very hard and large stool?

Fiber, hot baths: "rectal injury" from a large hard stool is most often an anal fissure that will heal in a few weeks with soft stools. Hot baths will help the muscles relax and reduce discomfort. Increasing fiber and water intake to keep the stool soft is important. If it is not getting better within a couple of weeks you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Treatment for green color stool for kid?

Treatment for green color stool for kid?

None: Stool color changes with diet, with hydration status, with viruses, and other causes. If your child is well, behaving normally, growing normally, eating and drinking normally, and the only problem is the color of the poop, then wipe it up and don't worry about it! ...Read more

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I am getting mucous in my stool. What is the cause and please suggest some treatment.?

Don't panic: Mucous is made by the colon and sometimes means that the colon is inflamed or irritable. I would get checked out by your doctor or a gastroenterologist to be safe. ...Read more

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So you have to have an endoscope if you have gone through hpylori treatment and now have negative stool result?

So you have to have an endoscope if you have gone through hpylori treatment and now have negative stool result?

No: You should be fine without it. If you are still having symptoms, talk to your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What exactly does having black stool signify and what can be done to remedy it?

What exactly does having black stool signify and what can be done to remedy it?

See your doctor: Black tarry stools are an indication of bleeding in the GI tract. Taking iron may impart a black color to the stools. If you have any doubt see your doctor for a proper evaluation to rule out GI bleeding. ...Read more

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There is orange oil in my stool from last two months. What is the cause and treatment?

There is orange oil in my stool from last two months. What is the cause and treatment?

Fat droplet in stool: 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. You are describing steatorrhea--due to maldigestion, pancreatic insufficiency, ingestion of olestra or orlistat, high fat intake... ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of black stools?

What's the best treatment to get rid of black stools?

Determine cause: Black stools could be due to iron supplements, bismuth antidiarrheal agent (e.g. Pepto bismol), or bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract or sometimes right side of the colon. Bleeding can cause black, sticky, smelly bowel movements. If not taking iron or busmuth, or it continues after stopping, it really is necessary to get seen and be sure there is not a serious but treatable cause.. ...Read more

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Need over the counter treatment no insurence have intestinal worm for months in stool?

Need over the counter treatment no insurence have intestinal worm for months in stool?

Go to the local: Health department. They will most likely treat parasitic disease without charge. There is NO over the counter treatment and it is dependent on the specific parasite you have. Do not delay as more serious conditions and spread of the parasite can occur. ...Read more

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Ulceritive colitis blood in stool for months now. What is the best treatment?

You need to get: To a specialist right away. It sounds like you are having an acute flare up. This can result in a life-threatening emergency. ...Read more

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Watery stool and I went always in the bathroom every hour and aching tummy what it would be? What remedy

Watery stool and I went always in the bathroom every hour and aching tummy what it would be? What remedy

It sounds like: Viral gastroenteritis. Follow BRAT diet. The BRAT diet is a bland-food diet that is often recommended. BRAT stands for Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast. See your doctor if it persists or have additional symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there an effective hard stool remedy?

Is there an effective hard stool remedy?

Use stool softener.: Both as treatment and prevention. Eat more fiber, drink more water and exercise more. Hemorrhoids are basically veins that have been injured by our bad habits. Don't let your stools become very hard, the job of the colon is to recover the fluid in the stool;if we do not drink enough water, or eat only highly processed food (no fiber) and don't exercise (the helper to bowel transit) we can expect problems. ...Read more

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What is the causes of pus in stool? And what is the best remedy?

Probably mucous: Your probable talking about mucous and not pus. Pus is fecal WBC and a sign of inflammation or infection
mucous is nothing may be ins. ...Read more

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Can having bloody stools just resolve over time without treatment?

Can having bloody stools just resolve over time without treatment?

Yes and no, it depen (penicillamine): The reason for rectal bleeding needs to be determined first. It can be an anal fissure from hard stools...This will often heal but other more common reasons for rectal bleeding are hemorrhoids or cancer. These may not heal on their own. So my advice is that you get your doctor to examine you and find the cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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What is treatment of GI miasis that I see larva in stool. This ia a 6 year girle child that sick for 4 years.

What is treatment of GI miasis that I see larva in stool. This ia a 6 year girle child that sick for 4 years.

Removal: Check this out with your local surgeon as it seems removal is the only answer. Further questions can be obtained at the CDC, or center for disease control. All the best. This is a difficult disease. ...Read more

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What is Treatment for Heavy Bloating persistent for 4 months also sometime lead to little undigest stool? Thanks

What is Treatment for Heavy Bloating persistent for 4 months also sometime lead to little undigest stool? Thanks

Bowel issues: If food is not digested then you have rapid transit issue it would be prudent to start a work up you can start with your primary and or gi doc for an investigation I wouldn't wait especially it has been. For 4 months ...Read more

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Stool softener any emergency treatment please.

Stool softener any emergency treatment please.

Acute or chronic?: I am very concerned if your constipation is relatively acute, ;/or associated with fever, nausea, vomiting, bleeding. Constipation (stooling less than every 4 days) that is chronic raises concern for partial obstruction, ileus, ischemic disease, tumors, dysmotilities, "cathartic colon", rectal dysfunction. Treatment depends on possible causes--please see your doctor for a directed work-up. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with u colitis. What is the best treatment? Also passing a little blood with stool.

Diagnosed with u colitis. What is the best treatment? Also passing a little blood with stool.

Followv up w gi doc: Acute flare up with steroid but many option regarding with maintenance treatment. Your local GI guy would be best serve you. ...Read more

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Is it necessery to take another stool test after finishing the 10 days treatment duration of e. Histolytica? When can e.Histolytica become lethal?

Entameba histolytica: Unless you become symptomatic again it is probably unnecessary to repeat testing. Amoebiasis can be fatal when it spreads outside the colon, usually to the liver, but also to the central nervous system, lungs, heart, and other areas. This is not very common in the usa. ...Read more

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If the loose bowel happens following a firm stool once a week, is this a condition that needs treatment? It feels like nature's way of cleansing.

If the loose bowel happens following a firm stool once a week, is this a condition that needs treatment? It feels like nature's way of cleansing.

Stool variation: It's not necessarily a bad thing. Stool consistency can be very dependent on what you eat (fiber, vegetables, etc) and what you drink. As long as there's not blood in the stool, there's no fevers, belly pain, and you're getting colon cancer screening tests at the appropriate intervals, I wouldn't worry about it too much. ...Read more

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Got salmonella typhi while travelin. No more symptoms but + stool after treatment. Will seek treatment again. Need to report to public health dept?

Got salmonella typhi while travelin. No more symptoms but + stool after treatment. Will seek treatment again. Need to report to public health dept?

The physician or: Health Care Professional who treats you should report it to appropriate State Agency since this is an organism which can produce OUTBREAKS involving many people (eg Tainted food)
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z
BTW you must obtain THREE (3) negative stools to be sure you are not an asymptomatic "carrier".. ...Read more

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I find it difficult to stool because the feaces is hard and blood do come out after forced defecation. What could cause this and the treatment. Thanks?

I find it difficult to stool because the feaces is hard and blood do come out after forced defecation. What could cause this and the treatment. Thanks?

Plugged Plumbing: Constipation helpers: eat whole grains, lots of fruit&veggies, oatmeal, psyllium, ground flaxseed, metamucil. Drink 8-10 glasses of fluid a day. Take over the counter docusate, bisacodyl, or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (take more MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) when you're really plugged up, less when you're loose-y goose-y). Get moving 60 minutes every day. Talk with your doc: the blood may be hemorrhoids or something more concerning. ...Read more

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My son is 7, he's had loose stools like 4-5 times/day, for last 3 days. Last night was loose, greenish with red specks. Is this dangerous & treatment?

My son is 7, he's had loose stools like 4-5 times/day, for last 3 days. Last night was loose, greenish with red specks. Is this dangerous & treatment?

Treat gastroenteritis: Your son is having infective diarrhea or dysentry, may be bacterial infection leading to loose motion and blood in stool. Consult your doctor get the treatment done as soon as possible. He may need blood test, stool test, i.V. fluids and antibiotics ...Read more

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A month ago had gastritis, took treatment, kept a healthy diet. For 2 day I've had dark stool, not black, but dark & frequent & small amounts. Danger?

Dark stools: Dark stools do not mean blood; black stools are a concern

if you are worried stool can be easily tested for blood at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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Can antibiotic cause formed yellow fluffy looking stool during treatment?

Can antibiotic cause formed yellow fluffy looking stool during treatment?

Antibiotics: Because antibiotics kill bacteria (good and bad), the normal bacteria in your gut may be altered resulting in a change in your stool. If these symptoms, persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have blood in my stool and I experience an itching sensation when going to the bathroom. Is there any treatment that I can follow?

I have blood in my stool and I experience an itching sensation when going to the bathroom. Is there any treatment that I can follow?

Needs evaluation: If the blood is only on the surface of the stool, it could be hemorrhoids or anal fissure. But if intermixed with the stool, and especially if you have cramping and weight loss, then you need to see a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Please help. Doctors are closed. 7days off treatment for c diff. Stools been soft and mushy. Now just had runny diaherra. Is this normal?

Please help. Doctors are closed. 7days off treatment for c diff. Stools been soft and mushy. Now just had runny diaherra. Is this normal?

Finish your treatmen: Finish your course of treatment, likely with flagyl. If your symptoms persist after completing flagyl, see you doctor for possible treatment with oral vancomycin. Florastor, a probiotic, will help you and you should get it over the counter. Do not take florastor if you have a central IV line or you are immunosuppressed. Google florastor (saccharomyces boulardii) and get more info there. ...Read more

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No diaherra. Just soft stools. Green with mucus sometimes. Other times kinda hard. Test showed c diff positive toxin b. Can I be colonized? Treatment?

Mucus in stools: Mucus in stools implies chronic inflammation

you need to take probiotics and see a gastroenterologist

colonization is not the issue; active infection is. ...Read more

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Histolytica cyst and trophozoite seen in my 1y 1m baby stool analysis, please advice me what it means and what is the treatment, thank u in advance?

Histolytica cyst and trophozoite seen in my 1y 1m baby stool analysis, please advice me what it means and what is the treatment, thank u in advance?

See your Dr.,,: You need to see your doctor for your baby's treatment. You may need treatment also as this is in water and soil, as well as food. The treatment is Metronidazole or nitroimidazole for simple intestinal infection. It's very important to get treated soon to avoid possible serious complications. Good luck. ...Read more

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The stool culture shows positive result for yersinia, butanswer from the hospital is: no treatment is needed. Isn't yersinia dangerous?

The stool culture shows positive result for yersinia, butanswer from the hospital is: no treatment is needed. Isn't yersinia dangerous?

What strain: If you show signs of bubonic plague caused by Yersinia pestis (acral gangrene, chills, general ill feeling, high fever, muscle cramps, seizures, smooth, painful lymph gland swelling called a bubo), then I would seek further treatment. Not all strains of Yersinia are pathogenic (disease causing). Yersinia pseudotuberculosis rarely causes disease.

Like e. Coli, not all strains are pathogenic. ...Read more

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Mydad had posterior du bleed last year. Heamoglobn still now less thn norml. Postve stool fr occult blood. Undergone bypss surgery last week. Treatment?

DU bleed: It is possible, given his history, that his du is bleeding again. If he never had any treatment for it, the ulcer may be back. He will need a double balloon endoscopy by a really skilled GI doc to get the scope down the roux limb and back up the biliopancreatic limb and into the duodenum and gastric remnant. He also needs proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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