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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Why does my poop come out in little balls?

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Please explain why is my two year old pooping little balls?

Dr. Thomas Riney
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
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Please explain why is my two year old pooping little balls?

Not enough water: Increase free water intake and pear intake. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Im pooping little poop balls why?

Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Board Certified, Family Medicine
13 years in practice
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Im 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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Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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.

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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.

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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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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My daughter poops very little hard balls. What can I give her to make her poop softer?

Dr. Arthur Heller
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
38 years in practice
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Fluid, fruits,veg,: Try fluids, fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes. Not helping or worse-see doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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.

Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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.

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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Dr. Ashu Syal
Board Certified, Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
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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?

Dr. Ashu Syal
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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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Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What does it mean if my stool is like little balls ?

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
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What does it mean if my stool is like little balls ?

Constipation: constipation may improve with increased fluid, fiber and exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
30 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Andrew Seibert
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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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?

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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