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What are some things that cause a lime green gel like substance in/on stool for an adult male notice when wiping

What are some things that cause a lime green gel like substance in/on stool for an adult male notice when wiping

Green stools: This could result from rapid transit of feces through the intestines, or from food colorings such as in liquorice., consuming iron-rich foods or iron supplements, or leafy green vegetables, taking laxatives, and if with other intestinal symptoms it can result from irritable bowel or intestinal infections. If no symptoms, no worries. ...Read more

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Can Gerd cause you to have mucus/gel like substance in your stool?

Can Gerd cause you to have mucus/gel like substance in your stool?

No worries: No, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) does not cause stool mucus. A small amount of mucus is produced by the intestine as a lubricant, so you needn't worry unless you see an increased amount. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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After using the bathroom I noticed a long thin brown string like substance in my stool. I've ate a lot of nuts past few days. Could fiber cause this?

After using the bathroom I noticed a long thin brown string like substance in my stool. I've ate a lot of nuts past few days. Could fiber cause this?

Stool long fibre: Thin long string like substance? In the stool. Did you save it? Please talk to your dr. Sometimes tapeworms or round worms can do that, depending on where you live and what you eat? Unlikely. But talk to your dr. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days I have seen orange oil substance in my stool. 2 days ago I ate a 600g packet of cashew nuts. Can this cause this to happen?

For the past 2 days I have seen orange oil substance in my stool. 2 days ago I ate a 600g packet of cashew nuts. Can this cause this to happen?

LIKELY: PROBABLY THAT IS THE CAUSE. THAT IS A LOT OF NUTS. KEEP AN EYE ON THE STOOL. IF CONTINUES AND YOU HAVE OTHER SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. I THINK YOU ARE OK. ...Read more

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What causes blood in my 5 months old daughter' s stools?

What causes blood in my 5 months old daughter' s stools?

Most frequent: Reason is milk protein allergy, but 5 months is a little late. Other causes could be an anal fissure, Meckel's diverticulum, or venous malformation. ...Read more

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What causes pop out anus when stooling?

What causes pop out anus when stooling?

Prolapse: This may be rectal prolapse, a condition due to laxity in the supporting connective tissue. You should see a colo-rectal surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes thin stool?

What causes thin stool?

Usually: Something in the lower colon or rectum would be the cause, either stricture, tumor or hemorrhoids. Any change in caliber of stools needs to be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon, sooner rather than later. Some type of scoping depending on your history would be the next step. ...Read more

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What causes frothy stools?

What causes frothy stools?

Change in bowels: Frothy stools can be due to fat malabsorption altered intestinal motility and medications. ...Read more

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What can cause dark stool?

What can cause dark stool?

Diet, blood: Stool will vary from light to dark depending upon the diet. Diets rich is red meat for instance will darken the stool color. If there is GI bleeding then the stool may become black. This requires evaluation by your gastoenterlogist as the source of the bleeding must be discovered and corrected. ...Read more

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What causes stool to be black?

What causes stool to be black?

Black Stool: Can be related to taking medications (like pepto bismal). If the stool is black, stinky and sticky - it may be due to rectal bleeding (melena). If that is the case - it should be promptly medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes stool to fall apart?

What causes stool to fall apart?

Rapid transit: If the stool transits rapidly through the intestines, less fluid will be resorbed. This will lead to wet stool which is soft. It may fall apart after entering water in toilet bowl. ...Read more

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Can hemrrhroids cause thin stools?

Can hemrrhroids cause thin stools?

Hemorrhoids: Narrow stool can sometimes be related to bowel obstructions (i.e., enlarged prostate, cancer, rectal polyps etc). Am not familiar w hemorrhoids causing significantly thin stool. ...Read more

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What causes black grit in stools?

What causes black grit in stools?

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 doc visit. ...Read more

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What cause an overly narrow stool?

What cause an overly narrow stool?

? obstruction: Narrow stools can sometimes be related to bowel obstructions (i.e., enlarged prostate, cancer, rectal polyps etc). If this is a change in bowel habitus it warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes frothy stools in adults?

IBS & dietary: Imbalances (too much fermentation created gas) in diet and ibs in general can do that. Lactose intolerant people might see that. I don't know if it is a problem on it's own. Ibs can be quite painful. Hope you're well! ...Read more

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What causes my stools to turn green?

^ transit time.: Rapid transit time through the GI track. ...Read more

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What causes undigested food in stool?

Digestion: Some food can not be digested easily and show up in stool. Corn is a common one. ...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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What causes stool to be green in baby?

What causes stool to be green in baby?

Bacteria: The type of bacteria in baby's stool and the speed at which the stool travels through the colon. ...Read more

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What could cause white stuff in stool?

Hmm: Pale or light colored stool can be related to lack of bile salts. I do not know what the cause is of bits of white material in the stool (if that is how it appears)l. If stool is predominantly white or light than possible causes include hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more

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Does peptol besmol cause blake stools?

Does peptol besmol cause blake stools?

Yes: Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) turns stools black & can do the same to your tongue as well. However, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) has Aspirin which can cause eventual paradoxical stomach irritation & bleeding. Bleeding in the upper gut can also show up with dark or 'tarry' stools due to oxidation of iron as it passes through the upper bowel. (lower gut bleeding is usually still red tinged) persistent black stools? Get checked. ...Read more

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What is the cause of black slimy stool?

Get eval: Some causes of stool being black include taking medications that contain bismuth or eating foods or supplements that contain iron. Stool that is black, tarry and smells bad can be melena. Melena is due to GI bleeding. Recommend prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is are causes of black, grainy stool?

What is are causes of black, grainy stool?

Upper bleed: Black stool is usually the result of an upper digestive bleeding. Blood turn black after traveling the digestive tract. You should see your doctor and discuss having an endoscopy. ...Read more