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My butt hole bleed when I stooled this morning?

My butt hole bleed when I stooled this morning?

Bleeding with stools: There are many reasons - hemorrhoids, anal fissure, constipation - there are some other reasons but given your age they would be considered rare. If this continues then please get checked as anemia can be a problem. ...Read more

Black Mold (Definition)

Molds consist of airborn spores and spreading forms (hyphae) growing on surfaces. Several species are black including stachybotrys and aspergillus. Black mold ingestion has been associated with a toxic syndrome with brain and blood disorders. Most patients do not ingest black mold so the correlation with their ...Read more


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Is soft stool healthy.

Is soft stool healthy.

Can be: Soft stool can be a healthy finding. However, soft stool does not exclude the presence of other abnormalities, such as occult blood in the stool. ...Read more

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Why is my stool dark green?

Why is my stool dark green?

Dietary sources: Often time dark green stools are the result of diet. foods that have blue in them such as blueberries or other blue food coloring can cause dark green stools. If this persists after eliminating this from your diet then you may want to consider seeing a medical professional ...Read more

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Why do I have small stool????

Why do I have small stool????

Can't tell from here: Stool texture (regardless of volume or frequency of movements) is defined by the bristol stool scale (bss), which ranges from 1 (hard, pellet stool) to 7 (loose, watery stool). Normal stool grades a 4 on the bss. On the other hand, "diarrhea" is defined by volume and stool frequency (typically more than 4-5 bowel movements/day). Tell your doctor as well about bleeding, fever, tenderness, & pain. ...Read more

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Will the pH of stool be changed?

Will pH of stool: Be changed by what? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How could ones stool get stuck?

How could ones stool get stuck?

Hardened, dry: Impacted stool (constipation) may be difficult to pass. ...Read more

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I have abnormal stool, what to do?

I have abnormal stool, what to do?

Change is stool: Habitus is an indication for medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes black grit in stools?

What causes black grit in stools?

Seeds, blood...: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums... Persistent melena (without obvious cause) & symptoms warrants doc visit. ...Read more

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What is the normal color of stool?

What is the normal color of stool?

Brown: The color of stool is most commonly various shades of brown due to a combination of several factors (bile content, transit time, diet, medications, intestinal flora/bacteria). ...Read more

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What cause an overly narrow stool?

What cause an overly narrow stool?

? obstruction: Narrow stools can sometimes be related to bowel obstructions (i.e., enlarged prostate, cancer, rectal polyps etc). If this is a change in bowel habitus it warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having problems passing stools?

Things to do:: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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Why is my stool coming out in balls?

Why is my stool coming out in balls?

Constipated: When you don"t have regular, complete bowel movements, stool stuck in the intestine becomes dry and separates into small balls or pebbles. Talk to your doctor about dietary changes for constipation, such as more fiber and water, and less processed foods and carbs. ...Read more

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Why do I have fruity smelling stool?

Why do I have fruity smelling stool?

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What causes undigested food in stool?

Digestion: Some food can not be digested easily and show up in stool. Corn is a common one. ...Read more

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What causes stool to be green in baby?

What causes stool to be green in baby?

Bacteria: The type of bacteria in baby's stool and the speed at which the stool travels through the colon. ...Read more

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My stools are black hart bern all week

My stools are black hart bern all week

Although: Although things like iron and pepto bismal can cause black stools, your situation sounds more serious than that. Black, tarry, sticky, foul smelling bowel movements are usually due to gastrointestinal bleeding. Between your loose stools, heart burn and crampy pain, it sounds like you might be bleeding internally. Please get this evaluated forth with. ...Read more

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What is the cause of black slimy stool?

Get eval: Some causes of stool being black include taking medications that contain bismuth or eating foods or supplements that contain iron. Stool that is black, tarry and smells bad can be melena. Melena is due to GI bleeding. Recommend prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Hard, black, seed-like specks in stool?

Stool change: Go to your doctor to have the stool analyzed for ova and parasites, occult blood, and culture and sensitivity. ...Read more

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Bristol stool chart number 6 unhealthy?

Bristol stool chart number 6 unhealthy?

Stool: Type 6 may be a little on the loose side. ...Read more

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What creates the urge to pass the stool?

What creates the urge to pass the stool?

Distended rectum: The urge to defecate or have a bowel movement is a spinal cord reflex from distention of rectum from stool. This sensation can be ignored but further distention will result in another "reminder" until you evacuate, ignore it to point you can't hold it and have accident (leakage/soiling/incontinence/encopresis) or get impacted with hard stool. ...Read more

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Is muscus in the stool bad? Is it common?

Is muscus in the stool bad? Is it common?

DontLeaveASnailTrail: It's not necessarily "bad, " but it's not common either. Usually means something is going on, so if it persists it would be a good idea to get it checked out, especially if there is any pain or problems with bowel movements for any length of time (like, say, 2 weeks). If the mucus increases, you have two possibilities: you'll go to the doctor sooner or... you are changing into a snail. ...Read more

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What shapes should your stools look like?

Stool: Everybody is different but a long log or s shape is technically "normal". What is also important to note is when there is a significant change in your vowel movements. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lose stools everyday?

Chronic?: If you have experienced a significant change in stooling pattern that warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have these white pieces in stool?

Why do I have these white pieces in stool?

Mucus & more...: Mucus occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced due to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous rectal tumors. No bleeding, weight loss, fever, tenderness...Right? Exposure to pinworms or other parasites changes the answer entirely easy to get checked--see doctor. ...Read more

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What is are causes of black, grainy stool?

Upper bleed: Black stool is usually the result of an upper digestive bleeding. Blood turn black after traveling the digestive tract. You should see your doctor and discuss having an endoscopy. ...Read more

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Black specks in stool, should I be worried?

Black specks in stool, should I be worried?

Possibly melena?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums... Persistent melena (without obvious cause) & symptoms warrants md visit. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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