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Why Does My Poop Come Out In Little Balls
Not enough water: Increase free water intake and pear intake. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
Fluid, fruits,veg,: Try fluids, fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes. Not helping or worse-see doc. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
I have tried senna tablets nightly, also stool softeners, some suppositories. Must strain and push hard and; bowel movements are hard little balls, ?
Eat more fiber: Adequate fiber (25-36g/d), plenty of fluid & regular physical activity are important for regular bowel function. Osmotic laxatives are also available over-the-counter - just ask your pharmacist. If you haven't had a colonoscopy in over 10 years, it's time. Definitely go see your family doc if you've noted any unintentional weight loss or change in appearance of your stool. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have small round white things in my stool with mucus. They look like small ping pong balls. Do I need to worry?
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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 moreGet help now ›
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