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Why Is My Poo Soft
Has more water in it: The softness of poo usually depends on the water in it. Some people have soft poo as their "normal", but a change from formed poo to "too soft" poo is likely a problem. Poo that travels too quickly through the intestines will still have too much water in it. Poo mixed with undigested sugars (excess fruits, juice) will hold on to much water. A doctor can check for infections like giardia, etc... ...Read more
Whats the best thing to make poo softer, my poo is like rocks stuck togther to make one big rock, need to take something long term?
Is it normal for poo to be very soft and turn the water brown? I never get this but it happened today and I'm afraid it means I'm ill
Soft stools: Can be a sign of illness, but will usually be accompanied with nausea, possibly vomiting, abdominal pain and malaise. Also will likely be frequent or multiple soft to watery stools. If only one or two, and no other symptoms, may be a change in your diet causing it. If it persists for more than two weeks, you should be see by a doctor ...Read more
15 mnth old with very soft poo her entire life. Not runny just soft and mushy. It is 2x a day and normal color. Never a solid log or mass. Normal?
Bloody poo: You may have a rectalmgissure that is causing your bloody poo. But there many other causes for bloody poo, thats whybits importsnt for you to mske an appointment with your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My 1yrold had constipation my pedi gave him med to help he is fine now but everytime he does a poo and it's soft he cries and goes all stiff why?
Usually regular but for last 1.5mths can't poo properly? Feel the need, but almost feel like i'm pushing wrong. Stools are soft. Lots of wiping after.
Dietary?: This can be due to a change in dietary intake, or you may have acquired a GI problem. If this keeps up make an appointment to see a gastroenterologist and be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Dear doctors, may i ask this few days i almost having stomachache all the times, but when i go poo it's smelly and is soft but not so watery. How?
?virus: A viral intestinal infection may be present and usually clears in several days. However, if you have persistent or worsening abdominal pain , tenderness, vomiting, black or bloody stools a physician should examine you for other causes. In the meantime, follow a bland, low roughage diet and use kaopectate if diarrhea occurs. ...Read more
Why is my poo always float, smell very bad, and soft.This all started about 6 months.I used to have 1 bowel mv a day now i have 2-3.What could I have?
DIET: This is probably related to your diet especially if you eat food loaded with sugar.A change of diet will help especially if you have no other symptoms. if this continues or worsens or you have other symptoms it can be indicative of a disease process. please see a doctor for proper evaluation ...Read more
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