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What does it mean when you poop a lot?

What does it mean when you poop a lot?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea can range from very mild to severe. It can be caused by infections, malabsorption issues, or various foods. Worrisome diarrhea generally would include symptoms such as: high fever, unrelenting diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, blood or mucous in stool, dehydration, dizziness, or accompanied vomiting. When in doubt, go check it out. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure (crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid, polyp, to cancer. You will meed to see a health care provider to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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When you poop a lot and fell dizzy what does that mean?

When you poop a lot and fell dizzy what does that mean?

Dehydration: You can get dehydrated from diarrhea, and dehydration can lead to dizziness/imbalance. Try increasing your fluid intake. If the dizziness is severe, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I poop a lot what dose it mean?

I poop a lot what dose it mean?

Depends: Increase frequency of bowel movements can be normal or could indicate a variety of possible medical issues. Some of these issues include: irritable bowel syndrome, viral, bacterial or parasitic infections, inflammatory bowel disease, thyroid disorders, cancers, etc. Best to see your family doctor, internist or gastroenterologist to find the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean to poop a lot?

What does it mean to poop a lot?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea can range from very mild to severe. It can be caused by infections, malabsorption issues, or various foods. Worrisome diarrhea generally would include symptoms such as: high fever, unrelenting diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, blood or mucous in stool, dehydration, dizziness, or accompanied vomiting. When in doubt, go check it out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my poop is green and very stinky but I haven't been eating a lot of greens?

What does it mean if my poop is green and very stinky but I haven't been eating a lot of greens?

Bile!: The most common cause for "green" stools is plenty of bile being rleased. Certain foods and/or drugs will make this more frequent. Greens in one's diet are not the causes for green stools! ...Read more

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I'm pooping a lot what does this mean?

I'm pooping a lot what does this mean?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea can range from very mild to severe. It can be caused by infections, malabsorption issues, or various foods. Worrisome diarrhea generally would include symptoms such as: high fever, unrelenting diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, blood or mucous in stool, dehydration, dizziness, or accompanied vomiting. When in doubt, go check it out. ...Read more

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When your pooping a lot does that mean your losing weight?

When your pooping a lot does that mean your losing weight?

NO: "pooping water" is diarrhea. This indicates you are losing fluid, nutrients, and electrolytes. Any weight lost by this matter will be regained rapidly by the body's mechanism to re-establish equilibrium. To lose weight: eat a palm-sized portion of protein&portion of brown carbohydrate every 3 hr; sprinkle 4 fruits&5veggies +3tsp oil/fat across the day. Drink 80oz water/day. Exercise 30-45min/day. ...Read more

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BM daily. Today no urge at all. Think because I did not eat a lot. Does this mean constipation or poop just not ready to come out?

BM daily. Today no urge at all. Think because I did not eat a lot. Does this mean constipation or poop just not ready to come out?

Just not ready.: Our bowel habits can vary based on diet, water intake and activity level. Some days we may not go at all. Some days we may go two or three times, or more. So one day missing a bowel movement would not be defined as constipation, nor would it indicate that there's a problem brewing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm constipated and the poop is small but there's a lot of blood?

What does it mean if I'm constipated and the poop is small but there's a lot of blood?

Need to see Dr.: Bleeding rectally is never normal, so you need to see a dr., preferrably a GI specialist, and get an evaluation urgently if there is a lot of blood. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you can't pee or poop? I have a lot if trouble usin bathroom. Afraid 2say anything? I pee 1-3day maybe, poop 1 a week maybe?

What does it mean if you can't pee or poop? I have a lot if trouble usin bathroom. Afraid 2say anything? I pee 1-3day maybe, poop 1 a week maybe?

See your provider: Sudden changes in bathroom habits (both stool and urine) can be indicative of an underlying neurologic or medical problem. Even if not sudden, you merit a good evaluation to ensure there are no medical concerns. In general, start by using fiber or fiber supplements, employ timed urination 5 times a day and purposely try to evacuate your bowels at least every other day, usually after a large meal. ...Read more

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I am having bad cramps, bubbly stomach, an pooping a lot for two days now. And im not on my period, what does this mean?

I am having bad cramps, bubbly stomach, an pooping a lot for two days now. And im not on my period, what does this mean?

Gastroenteritis?: This sounds more like a stomach and intestinal problem rather than anything to do with your periods. First possibilities include food poisoning and viral, bacterial, or parasitic infections. If this persists much longer you ought to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I poo a lot?

What does it mean if I poo a lot?

"Cure" for diarrhea: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is there a lot of mucus in my stool? What does this mean?

Why is there a lot of mucus in my stool? What does this mean?

Inflammation: The presence of mucus in your stool indicates inflammation. You need further evaluation for your gastrointestinal problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a lot of blood come out in your stool? I am a 38 yr old male this is becoming a reaccuring thing about once or twice a month I do smoke and drink.

What does it mean when you have a lot of blood come out in your stool? I am a 38 yr old male this is becoming a reaccuring thing about once or twice a month I do smoke and drink.

The: The most common causes for blood in the stool are external or internal hemorrhoids, fissures, cancer, infection in the colon, and abnormal blood vessels.
As you see there are many causes. You will need an examination/testing by a medical professional in order to uncover the reasons for your symptoms. Also anemia needs to be ruled out.
All the best. ...Read more

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When I pass stool I have blood in my feces and it burns a lot. What does this mean?

When I pass stool I have blood in my feces and it burns a lot. What does this mean?

Med eval.: Tissues may be raw. Please get evaluated for the blood in your stool. Pain like broken glass with blood can be related to a fissure. ...Read more

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Lately I have notived bleeding in my stool. Like a lot of blood. Does anybody know what this could mean?

Lately I have notived bleeding in my stool. Like a lot of blood. Does anybody know what this could mean?

Hemorrhoids&others: Bleeding from the rectum during bowel movement can be from hemorrhoids as this the most common cause of bleeding from anus.
The other causes are
anal fissure
rectal and colonic polyps
cancer of colon or rectum
diverticuar condition
if you have fresh blood in stool you need a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poo a lot of watery substance?

What does it mean when you poo a lot of watery substance?

Diarrhea: Liquid stool (poo) or diarrhea is caused by several conditions including viruses or other intestinal ailments. Viruses are usually self limiting and will resolve, if your diarrhea persists, then see a dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After taking a bowel movement I wiped myself and there was a lot of blood. What does this mean? Can it be cancerous?

After taking a bowel movement I wiped myself and there was a lot of blood. What does this mean? Can it be cancerous?

Blood after BM: Blood following a bowel movement can seen in several conditions, such as an actively bleeding hemorrhoid (s), anal fissure (s) (both can be painful), gastroenteritis (usually associated with diarrhea), diverticular disease, or colorectal cancer, or conditions such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Rectal bleeding should not be ignored - see your doctor. ...Read more

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Constant diareaha. Doctor done a lot of stool, blood, urine samples, +viewed both my stomack and colon with a tube. What does a funcional problem mean?

Constant diareaha. Doctor done a lot of stool, blood, urine samples, +viewed both my stomack and colon with a tube. What does a funcional problem mean?

= A Dx of exclusion: When a GI problem is labelled "functional" it means inflammation, infection, & ischemic pathology, as well as motility disorders have been ruled out. Ruled in are conditions that alter how the gut "senses" pain, distension, & the movement of food or residue. The good news then is that there's no bad news, allowing the symptoms you describe to be addressed without concern for missing a bad problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop and then your butt bleeds?

What does it mean when you poop and then your butt bleeds?

See your doctor: It could be hemorrhoids, a fissure or something more serious so you meed to see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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If you poop a lot do you lose weight?

It depends: On what's causing you to poop. If you have an illness, infectious or autoimmune, then you might not be absorbing your food properly, and you will probably lose weight. You should definitely see your doctor.

If you want to poop so you lose weight, then no. Your bathroom scale might lower in the short term, but you haven't really lost any excess body fat, just water and, well, poop. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop in your sleep?

Incontinence: You may want to get a sleep study and rule out seizures or if you are taking something very sedating that may also cause incontinence, or you have decreased sphincter tone due to any reason. ...Read more

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Do you poop a lot more when pregnant?

Do you poop a lot more when pregnant?

Some women do: Most women are more likely to suffer constipation during pregnancy. Occasionally women will have more frequent bowel movements. If you are having diarrhea (very watery, loose stools) you should see your doctor to ensure there is no infection or other cause of diarrhea. This could lead to dehydration also. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop blood and feel lightheaded?

What does it mean when you poop blood and feel lightheaded?

See md: It is not normal to have blood in your bowel movements and if you are dizzy you may have ore blood loss than you realize. If you are passing small bits of blood see family md asap but if large amounts and you are feeling weak, lightheaded or dizy go to er. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop but it is only a mucusy substance coming out (no stool) and it smells bad?

What does it mean when you poop but it is only a mucusy substance coming out (no stool) and it smells bad?

Mucus or? 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. But you're not sure if the substance seen is pus or? So at very least blood/stool studies ; further evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop big blood clots?

Many things: Blood clots suggest old blood. This can come from hemorrhoids or diverticulosis or a blood vessel. You should probably follow-up with a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you poop green?

What does it mean if you poop green?

Depends: If otherwise normal bowel movement residual food stuff or bile. If diarrhea could be bacterial cause. There are organisms such as shigella that can cause green watery stools. ...Read more

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Why does it mean to have green poop?

Ingested foods: The color of your stool is often secondary to what you have eaten and the bacteria in your colon, but also may suggest bile excretion in excess. Do not worry about this unless you have other symptoms. ...Read more

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What does different color poop mean?

What does different color poop mean?

Various: The color of stool depends on various factors including what you eat, transit time through the intestines, amount of bile secreted into the intestines, presence of blood products, amount of undigested fats in the feces, etc. ...Read more

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What does a toddlers green poop mean?

What does a toddlers green poop mean?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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Is green poop bad? What does it mean?

Green feces: Can occur with certain meds (iron), food dyes, green veggies, med conditions ; rapid transit of stool through the GI tract. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

Its Christmas!!! LOL: No really, it is usually some dietary change you have made, as long as the stool is fairly normal consistency - the color changes sometimes dramatically with changes in your diet. Should go back to normal in a day or two... As long as it is not black and tarry - that would be worrisome! Have a great holiday! ...Read more

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Can pooping a lot be a sign of periods?

Can pooping a lot be a sign of periods?

It is not a: Diagnostic sign but many women do develop more frequent, loose stools in response to prostaglandins during their period. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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