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What does it mean if a child has brown sticky poop and a sore bum after going to the toilet! ?

What does it mean if a child has brown sticky poop and a sore bum after going to the toilet! ?

Intestinal issues: This depends on how long, and whether there is blood in the stool. If it's a short term issue, and everything else is normal, then it may just be a stomach virus, causing mild irritation. However, if there is blood, or it's a prolonged issue, then you should consult your doc immediately for evaluation and discussion. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your poop is tan and brown?

What does it mean when your poop is tan and brown?

Likely: Eating anything could affect the color and character of your stools. Tan and brown stool by far is the normal color, due to normal degradation of bilirubin in the digestive tract. ...Read more

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What does it means when my poop is sticky and green?

U may be eating: Green sticky rice (joke!) . Check out this link. Follow up with ur pcp or GI for any concerns. Take care! http://www.Doctoroz.Com/videos/what-your-stool-telling-you?Page=3. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your poop is sticky with blood?

What does it mean when your poop is sticky with blood?

IBD: As a 20 yo, my first concern would be inflammatory bowel disease, especially ulcerative colitis. It's unlikely that this is a malignant condition, but you really need to be seen soon for GI evaluation. Don't delay, and good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a male is constipated and his urine is a brown color he has been dripping poop every now an then?

What does it mean if a male is constipated and his urine is a brown color he has been dripping poop every now an then?

Most likely: Constipation due to dehydration causing a dark concentrated urine as the body tries to avoid losing any more fluid. The dripping stool may be liquid stool seeping around a fecal impaction. You need to see a doctor to confirm and get proper treatment. Start by drinking lots of caffeine free/ alcohol free fluid like gatorade up to 120 ounces per day. ...Read more

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Lately I have been very constipated and when I do poop it is often in chunks, very sticky, dark brown.Whats the chance I have chrons? my dad has it.

Lately I have been very constipated and when I do poop it is often in chunks, very sticky, dark brown.Whats the chance I have chrons? my dad has it.

> than if dad didn't: While Family History of someone w/Crohn's disease is linked to greater risk in others in family, more often than not, it's a sporadic case, meaning there's no genetic link. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/crohns-disease/basics/causes/con-20032061. Current symptoms are not consistent w/Crohn's. Check out http://www.ccfa.org/what-are-crohns-and-colitis/what-is-crohns-disease/ ...Read more

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What does a darker sticky poop mean for newborn? I forgot what the GI doctor told me today. Something about more acid in stomach. Is that right?

What does a darker sticky poop mean for newborn? I forgot what the GI doctor told me today. Something about more acid in stomach. Is that right?

NORMAL: The GI tract of the baby is fully formed by 12-16 weeks. The baby swallow small amounts of amniotic fluid which contains some shed hair and surface cells.Small amounts of bile is made by the liver, which adds color to the poo. Enzymes in small amounts digest this debris, but baby is not supposed to stool until after birth. Then the poo is a sticky mess. Stomach acid starts forming after birth. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my stool has brown patches?

Probably nothing: The only bad colors for stool are white (bile duct blockage), black (could be old blood) and red (blood). Spots of brown are probably diet related (some food you ate which is not completely digested). ...Read more

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What does it mean when most of my stool is a pale brown with some darker brown bits in it?

What does it mean when most of my stool is a pale brown with some darker brown bits in it?

Color doesn't matter: Color is not important in stool. It can vary depending on what you eat. If you are concerned that there may be blood in the stool then go to your doctor to get it tested for blood. It would be important to investigate where the blood is coming from. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have dark stools? Not tarry or bloody looking- just dark. Sometimes fully dark, sometimes also with normal brown stool.

What does it mean to have dark stools? Not tarry or bloody looking- just dark. Sometimes fully dark, sometimes also with normal brown stool.

You are what you eat: If the dark stool is not related to blood, then it most likely is related to what you are eating. Big offenders include blueberries, beets, spinach and licorice. ...Read more

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I have soft dark brown sticky stool for a past one month not regularly but oftentimes. Also usually suffer from constipation problem. Wht shld i do?

I have soft dark brown sticky stool for a past one month not regularly but oftentimes. Also usually suffer from constipation problem. Wht shld i do?

Recent change of BM?: if you over 50 y you need colonoscopy as prevention. If you younger and had recent changes of BM - it could be dietary, or other disorder os IBS... but review first your eating habits. Avoid processed food, ad more fresh produce and Yogurt, Kefir, almonds, fish,... water. Avoid excess alcohol and try to exercise more. if any blood , mucous in stool - see MD promptly. Have Hemoccult test . ...Read more

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Could you name a disease for each tipe of stool? - Greenish-brown stools; - Greenish-black and sticky; - Pinkish-red; - Bright green. Thanks a lot!

Could you name a disease for each tipe of stool?
- Greenish-brown stools;
- Greenish-black and sticky;
- Pinkish-red;
- Bright green.

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No. : It doesn't work that way. Stool color is influenced by diet and gut bacteria. The variations in stool color, consistency, and texture are not necessarily associated with any disease. See your doctor if bowel function is consistently abnormal. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about reddish/ brown sticky stool for several days?

Should I be concerned about reddish/ brown sticky stool for several days?

If: their is blood in the stool, it requires evaluation. Without blood the color of a stool is not clinically significant and is usually a reflection of the diet consumed ...Read more

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What does it mean if your feces is brown but you have white and lime green specks in your feces?

Dyes: It is likely dyes or other undigestible elements of your diet, such as particles of a vitamin or some similar substance. If it is bothering you, be seen by your physician. ...Read more

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My stool is light brown and it is has a blood in outer part. What does it means?

My stool is light brown and it is has a blood in outer part. What does it means?

Anal bleeding: Most likely blood coming from the anal area: from a bleeding hemorrhoid or anal fissure (tear). Make sure your stools are soft, and see a doctor if it continues or if you develop pain. ...Read more

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What does light brown stool mean? What can I add to my diet to make it darker? Thanks.

What does light brown stool mean? What can I add to my diet to make it darker? Thanks.

No Disease Here: This is one, not a condition or a disease. Your diet will change and at times you will absorb some foods differently. It is so bizarre that you keep asking this question today that i worry you may need to be evaluated by a psychiatrist. Light brown stool means nothing. One cannot choose the color of their stools. ...Read more

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For the past week I've had light tan specks in my stool. Stool itself ranges from light to dark brown but always has specks. What could this mean?

For the past week I've had light tan specks in my stool. Stool itself ranges from light to dark brown but always has specks. What could this mean?

Undigested food: particle. What you described are probably undigested food particles.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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