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Doctor insights on: What Would Cause Flattened Stools At Times

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What would cause flattened stools at times?

What would cause flattened stools at times?

Flattened stools: Flattened stools can be due to colon spasms as a result of ibs or obstruction due to a mass or a polyp, narrowing the passage of the colon. ...Read more

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What other than IBS or polyps or a mass can cause flattened stools at times?

What other than IBS or polyps or a mass can cause flattened stools at times?

Hemorrhoids, strain: Constipation or forceful straining with bowel movements without relaxation of the anal sphincter is the most common cause of flattened stools. A rectal exam should always be done to exclude and anorectal mass. ...Read more

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what causes small stools with gas several times in one day?

Virus/bad food: There are several things that can cause these symptoms. You could have gotten a virus or some bad food. If you took antibiotics recently that could be a cause. You could also have lactose intolerance. Try avoiding dairy, taking some antacids and adding a probiotic. If you develop a fever or severe abdominal pain see your doctor. ...Read more

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I started taking zyrtec (cetirizine) on sunday. I have taken it 3 times this week. This morning i saw blood in my stool. Could zyrtec (cetirizine) be the cause?

I started taking zyrtec (cetirizine) on sunday. I have taken it 3 times this week. This morning i saw blood in my stool. Could zyrtec (cetirizine) be the cause?

Zyrtec (cetirizine) : Zyrtec (cetirizine) does not cause bleeding . It can cause low platelets ( blood cells responsible for clotting) you should investigate into other causes of bleeding i.E hemorrhoids, polyp, cancer, colitis etc you should see gastroenterologist for possible colonoscopy. ...Read more