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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...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?

How often is a lot?: Defecating two or three times a day is normal on a plant-based diet. Frequency is determined largely by the amount of fiber in your diet. The consistency of your stool is as important as frequency. A couple of good sources for diet information are drmcdougall.Com and nutritionfacts.Org. If you're worried, see a doctor. ...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?

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?

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 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

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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

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more