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What Biles Looks Like
Changed stool color: Color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Best case scenario for your specific changes: mucus discharge; worst case: partial biliary obstruction.Unless you correlate color change to a food, get checked. ...Read more
Steatorrhea: Steatorrhea refers to fatty stools. They may be greasy or loose and bulky and typically float on the surface of the water in the toilet bowl. They occur related to problems with fat absorption. Liver and/or pancreatic disease may cause steatorrhea since these organs are intimately involved in fat absorption but medications, surgeries or small bowel problems could cause it as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Age? Recent illness? Fever? Trauma to mouth? Medications? All of these can play into ulcers in the mouth. If a child, viral illness can be the cause, ie, herpes, adenoviruses, etc. Trauma with toothbrush and others can do this. Vitamin deficiency can sometime be a culprit. Usually treat with warm salt water rinses, avoid toothpast with sodium laurel sulfate and observe. See pcp/dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can only guess...: A picture may be helpful to us. Eaten anything green lately? ...Read more
Sandy poop: It is not normal to poop sandy like stuff unless he is eating sand. Since sand is not digested it comes out as sand! talk to ur pediatrician to have his poop examined by him/her or the lab. How old is ur son? Young children will sometimes have pica, meaning they will eat dirt or sand or other non food items if they have anemia. ...Read more
Bed bug bites may: Have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. Signs of secondary infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more
Urine color: Certain foods and vitamins can change the color of the urine. You can get a bright yellow or orange color with vit C. Have you had a fever, foul smelling urine, cloudy urine? Drink plenty of water and f/u with your doctor for a urine test to make sure you don't have an infection. ...Read more
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