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Why does my poop come out in little balls?

Why does my poop come out in little balls?

Goat poop: You are not keeping enough water and bulk in your colon. Make a diary of the foods u eat and please have plenty of water throughout the day. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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I'm pooping little poop balls why?

I'm pooping little poop balls why?

Constipation: You are likely constipated. Eating foods high in fiber such as fruits, veggies, or cereal. Also pushing plenty of water throughout the day. Consider some coffee or tea in the mornings. Try some apple or prince juice as well! ...Read more

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My daughter poops very little hard balls. What can I give her to make her poop softer?

My daughter poops very little hard balls. What can I give her to make her poop softer?

Fluid, fruits, veg,: Try fluids, fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes. Not helping or worse-see doc. ...Read more

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What baby foods cause constipation? My daughter has been pooping little balls throughout the day instead of going once. Plz help. She's 7mo.

What baby foods cause constipation? My daughter has been pooping little balls throughout the day instead of going once. Plz help. She's 7mo.

Natural plugs: Apple sauce, bananas & rice cereal are the main constipators in most infants. Peaches, pears, plums & barley cereal are usually helpful in loosening them. ...Read more

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I don't have my gallbladder any more. Here lately I've been having small black balls in my poop (looks like blueberry in away). Also have had some muc?

I don't have my gallbladder any more. Here lately I've been having small black balls in my poop (looks like blueberry in away). Also have had some muc?

Black stool: Black stool can be caused by bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract, taking iron or taking peptobismol or kaopectate. The presence of mucus in the stool occurs with irritable bowel syndrome or mild rectal inflammation. A simple stool test in the physicians office can detect occult blood in stool. If positive, consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have small black balls mixed in with my poop. Looks like raisins in light brown stool. What could be causing this?

I have small black balls mixed in with my poop. Looks like raisins in light brown stool. What could be causing this?

Black pigment: Black pigment in stool can be due to blood from high in the digestive tract (stomach and duodenum) or medications like peptobismol or iron containing supplements. Light brown stool is usually associated with loose movements. Your physician can do an examination of a stool sample in the office and test it easily for hidden blood. ...Read more

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Just turned 1. Started drinking regular milk. Now constipated. Poop comes as hard balls. First time there was a little blood on the poop.

Just turned 1. Started drinking regular milk. Now constipated. Poop comes as hard balls. First time there was a little blood on the poop.

This may be an: Allergy to Cow's milk and it may be too early to convert! Ask your Pediatrician but do not continue regular milk for a while. ..

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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went I poop their are alot of little black balls yesterday dr said I had a kidney infection the little black balls just started tonight. What should d?

Black balls: So, black balls, I asse is the " feces or poop". I do not think pooping black balls has any connection whatsoever with urine infection. It sounds like you might be suffering from constipation. Please get your stool tested for any blood in it. Please see a GI specialist ...Read more

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What does it mean if the stool is black and looks more like small balls?

What does it mean if the stool is black and looks more like small balls?

Black stool: Black stool can occur due to iron supplementation or due to bleeding in upper GI tract, latter known as melena. You should have this evaluated by your physician. The small balls are usually indication of constipation. ...Read more

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I am semi constipated and if I do go my stool is coming out white and in little balls. What does this mean?

I am semi constipated and if I do go my stool is coming out white and in little balls. What does this mean?

Stool changes: Without more detailed information, it's impossible to make a good guess as to why you have had stool changes. Before embarking on a lot of tests, a trial of increased fiber in your diet, with a fiber supplement such as Metamucil in addition, it would be a good idea. Take it once a day, and increase your fluid intake. If your constipation is not better in 2 to 3 weeks, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have little white balls in my stool?

I have little white balls in my stool?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining the stool. If you have not traveled outside the US, you do not have worms. Could it be something in your diet. If you do not have any symptoms, and have not had unintended weight loss, you could watch and wait.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk prodFor good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been getting small, round, smooth, hard black balls in my stool. Could that be unhealthy? I haven't eaten any food that contains things lik

Hi, I have been getting small, round, smooth, hard black balls in my stool. Could that be unhealthy? I haven't eaten any food that contains things lik

Fiber and hydration: You should consider increasing your fiber intake and should drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil for increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more

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Small yellow balls pus in stool, should I be concerned?

Small yellow balls pus in stool, should I be concerned?

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, among others. Consider evaluation please. ...Read more

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I have recently been working out/eating healthy everyday but now there are white balls in my stool. They look like healthy stools just 3-6 small balls?

I have recently been working out/eating healthy everyday but now there are white balls in my stool. They look like healthy stools just 3-6 small balls?

Drink water: When you start eating healthy with increased fiber intake it causes constipation so it is critical to have enough water intake make sure you drink 8 - 10 glasses of water daily soda and juices and coffee do not count towards the daily water intake keep up the good healthy habit you have started it will be good for you in the long run I hope that helped. ...Read more

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Have been getting diarrhea today. Greenish, and pellet-like diarrhea stool like small round balls. Is this just a virus?

Have been getting diarrhea today. Greenish, and pellet-like diarrhea stool like small round balls. Is this just a virus?

Unclear: There are many causes of diarrhea, such as food poisoning, infections, food intolerances, hormonal disorders, medicine side effects, inflammation, etc. Although most resolve on own, would seek MD evaluation if w blood, fever, nausea/vomit, pain, or continued diarrhea >3-5 days ...Read more

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I had colonoscopy done in 2016 he did find polyps 5 mm in ascending but everytime I have a bm it be little white things like little balls in my stool?

I had colonoscopy done in 2016 he did find polyps 5 mm in ascending but everytime I have a bm it be little white things like little balls in my stool?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the stool sample. It is not likely to be related to your colonoscopy. If you do not have any symptoms, and your weight has not changed you may ignore it.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have had bowel problems for several months now. I'm having tiny tiny tiny little balls that float separate from my stool... Normal in color, brownis?

I have had bowel problems for several months now. I'm having tiny tiny tiny little balls that float separate from my stool... Normal in color, brownis?

Fiber and water: Increase your intake of fiber through food and drink enough water every day so that your urine is colorless. If you cannot take more fiber foods, you may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink lots of water.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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23 yo female I have tenesmus for more than month. I eat food rich in fibers. My stool contains black things like sticks and very small white balls?

23 yo female I have tenesmus for more than month. I eat food rich in fibers. My stool contains black things like sticks and very small white balls?

Not enough fiber?: Often patients feel they are taking in enough fiber, but may not be getting the right type, amount, or mix of the above. Consider taking a psyllium husk supplement such as Konsyl or Metamuci (generic available). If this still is causing trouble, consider seeing a GI doc or Colorectal Surgeon.
Sitting in a warm bath tub can help relax this sensation at times. Meditation and yoga can also help. ...Read more

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24 month boy. I've noticed dark grape like balls in stool. Very little stool with them. Mucus, globs of soft but solid rope twisted chunks.?

24 month boy. I've noticed dark grape like balls in stool. Very little stool with them. Mucus, globs of soft but solid rope twisted chunks.?

Give more fiber+H2O: Important details:? weight gain, abdominal pain? frequency of bm's? If your child is happy, stooling regularly and seems healthy, then stool appearance is less important. Many children this age are picky and eat less veggies and fruits which can either cause a large, hard stool or pellets. Mucous glands are present in the rectum to lubricate defecation. See doctor if child seems ill. ...Read more

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Constipation, stool is made up of little balls, dark brown to almost black, slight stomach pain on right side. Hear stomach bubbling, no gas comes out?

Constipation, stool is made up of little balls, dark brown to almost black, slight stomach pain on right side. Hear stomach bubbling, no gas comes out?

Too much iron?: The combination of constipation and blck stools makes me think you are taking iron pills of vitamins with iron. Howeveer, there may be other causes, so see a gastroenterologist preferably. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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