Doctor insights on:
What Is The Difference Between A Bad Bloody Stool And An Okay Bloody Stool
What is the difference between a bowel movement that looks orange then blood that comes from cancer or hemorrhoids? Regular, no diarrhea BMs for me.
Blood in stool: If you suspect that you may have blood in your stool it is easy to be tested with a small paper strip. Go and get this done. ...Read more
Is there a difference between having colorectal cancer and hemorrhoids when it comes to blood on the stool?
Soft stool...Well my baby is 2 weeks old as of today and every pamper i change is with stool and it is kinda watery and pass a lot of gass is that norm?
Other Sx ???: The breast fed baby can have a small watery smear of poo every feeding or a giant crib filler poo every 7-10 days & be normal. If all of babies stools have been a bit watery but baby is feeding well & acting ok, i would just monitor the situation. Formula fed kids seem to firm up sooner than breast. ...Read more
What is the difference between a"hard stool"and A"normal stool"?Can you have a normal stool that anal stings off & on with little water and little fib
?question: Not sure exactly what you are asking here, but a hard vs. soft stool refers to the consistency of the stool. If hard, it can cause irritation and pain as it stretches the anus, whereas a soft stool can be malleable and the shape will change as it passes through the anal opening not hurting. Appropriate fluid/water intake is essential to a well made stool, and fiber helps regulate you too. ...Read more
Does blood in the feces is a serious problem? My friend had a rectal bleeding for the few 4 days in a soft feces without any pain.
Could be serious: Blood in the stool should never be ignored. While it is most likely from hemorrhoids if she is the same age as you, there are other causes that are more serious, such as colitis, stomach irritation, infection, and even cancer or lymphoma. I recommend she have it looked by a doctor, since it has been persistent for 4 days. ...Read more
Colour of stool change to green? For the last month i notic the colour of my stool is green, and i would like to know if there is a bowel infection and the reason for the change?
What could cause a whitish-green stool? Earlier i passed a whitish-green stool and in the same movement had normal brown stool. What's going on?
What you ate,,: Whatever you ate is the likely cause of your abnormal colored stool. Sometimes if you had a lot of vegetables or fatty foods, it changes the way your stool looks. Fatty foods can make it look lighter in color while red meat may make it darker. Different vegetables can make it look greener. Without any health issues and being that you're young it's likely ok. See your dr. If still concerned. ...Read more
Bad (crippling) stomach cramps, dark green stool and blood in stool which is often quite loose or hard to go what's happening? (Been about a month)
For the past 2 days I have seen orange oil substance in my stool. The stool is not diarrhea type but it is soft, there is no pain and only 1's a day?
What causes green stool? It is a dark green like an olive green stool no diarrhea what does it indicate?
Normal: Bile changes color as it travels through the intestine. The color generally goes from yellow to green to brown. Green stool usually is that way because it has spent less time in the intestines. Because bacteria in the intestines are responsible for the changing color of the bile, a change in the bacterial population (such as after antibiotics) can also result in changes in stool color. ...Read more
Is there a difference between c difficile infection and c difficile colitis? If so, what is the difference and what is the difference in symptoms?
Yellow liquid stools after eating.
Happening for a month on and off. Mucus present if stool is formed. R/T IBS or something more serious???
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
My son has a hemorrhoid and he is getting thin stool and slight diarrhea is that from the hemorrhoid?
My stool is a light brown and very watery i have between 10 -15 minuets of straight watery stool. It is more watery then dihrea is this serious?
Watery diarrhea: In episodic diarrhea, the key thing, assuming there is no blood in the diarrhea, is the possibility of dehydration. If you have diarrhea such as this, it is important to drink lots of fluids to rehydrate yourself. Sometimes medication such as Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is useful to slow it down, although it is usually self-limited. See your doctor if it does not resolve in several days. Good luck. ...Read more
My continous 4-5 times stool passing from 2 week and black yellow mix type stool. What is the problem?
Diarrhea: Loose yellow, frequent stools could be from a viral gastrointestinal tract infection with subsequent irritable bowel. However black stool, if not from taking peptobismol, could indicate bleeding from high in the gi tract from gastritis or a peptic ulcer. I recommend seeing your physician who can perform a simple stool test in the office to check for occult blood. Follow a bland, low roughage diet ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What is the difference between diarrhea and loose stool?
- What is the difference between good carbs and bad carbs?
- What is the difference between good bacteria bad bacteria?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the difference between the croup and a bad cough?
- What is the difference between bad leg edema and elephantiasis?
- The difference between a laxative stool softener
- Difference between laxative and stool softener
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online