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Why Is My Stool Always Watery
Frequent bowel mvmts: Assuming you mean "mucus" in watery stools, it may be due to an intestinal parasite or bacterial infection. It may correct spontaneously, but if it continues, or weight loss and fever occur, see your healthcare professional for advice and cultures/microscopic tests. ...Read more
Stool is frequent & loose & watery? As well there is minimal advance notice & odour is very strong & offencivie
Infection: Could have infection in colon and you should see a doctor before you get dehydrated. Like in the next 24-48 hours depending on how much fluid you are able to drink to keep hydrated (at least a liter a day more than you are peeing and pooping in the short-term) ...Read more
My baby is 10 mnth old passes stool six times in a day. Its NT watery or hard. And NT much in quantity. Is dis normal.?
My stool is never hard anymore. Always soft & mushy. Hard to pass. Why might this be? Sometimes easy cause it's thick watery.
Multiple reasons: Interfere diet has changed where you are not taking in adequate fiber will have soft and mushy stool. Also if there is a reason to have increased water in urine or stool from gastrointestinal disorder like malabsorption this could be the reason. Any reason that you might have developed diabetes? Has your fluid intake increased dramatically? ...Read more
Runner trots: Long-distance/marathon runners can experience an unpleasant symptom associated with prolonged exercise: diarrhea. Also known as "runner's trots" or "runner's diarrhea, " exercise-induced diarrhea can result in severe cramping, constipation and loose, watery stools during or after an exercise session. While the exact cause of exercise-induced diarrhea is unknown. ...Read more
Watery stools: Need more information please.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stool Labs Needed:
Need to send off a stool sample to the lab. See a doctor to get the process started.
Also a physical exam and medical history will be helpful to narrow down the diagnosis. ...Read more
Loose stools:: Could be due to a virus (or other infection) or something you are eating or drinking, or an over-the-counter medicine or supplement you may be taking. Sucralose (splenda) and sorbitol (in gummy or jelly candies, breath mints or sugar free gum, or prunes) can cause loose stools. If this lasts more than a few days, get checked to find out why. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, recreational drugs, fatty foods ...Read more
Probably normal: Soft stools are likely normal, and nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Diarrhea: Frequent, watery stools is also known as diarrhea, which can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or toxins in food. It is important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids and to see a doctor if it persists after 24-48 hours, gets worse or more frequent, a fever, bloody stools or abdominal pain develops. ...Read more
My stool is pink, clear and watery. I've also had fevers. What does this mean and do I need help?
My stool is always soft and watery and recently changed colour to red? Should I be worried? What causes it?
Everytime I use the toilet 1-2 balls of stool exit &when I wipe the tissue is covered w/a watery brown (almost mucus like at times)substance. Serious?
Most likely not: This sounds like mucorrhea. This is not serious in of itself but is there any blood? The fact that you have this every time might be related to what you eat or could relate to irritable bowel. I would suggest that you discuss with your doctor so that it can be further defined and make sure you have nothing serious. ...Read more
Recently, my stool is very sticky and I must push long and hard to expel, & then the remaining stool is loose & watery. I have no change in my diet.?
Soft stool...Well my baby is 2 weeks old as of today and every pamper I change is with stool and it is kinda watery and pass a lot of gass is that norm?
Other Sx???: The breast fed baby can have a small watery smear of poo every feeding or a giant crib filler poo every 7-10 days & be normal. If all of babies stools have been a bit watery but baby is feeding well & acting ok, I would just monitor the situation. Formula fed kids seem to firm up sooner than breast. ...Read more
Spina bifida?: The cause for hydrocephalus is more important than the result. Many cases of hydrocephalus are from a malformation associated with spina bifida. This would also result in bowel and bladder problems. You may have associated tethered cord. A thorough neurological evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
See details: Black stools can be the result of GI bleeding. This issue needs to be evaluated asap. See your doctor. If you do not have one, go to the er. ...Read more
Watery white stools: Watery white stool may mean that stool may contain mucus or exudate which is sign of colonic inflammation (colitis) another reason for white stool which may or may not be watery is jaundice (yellow skin and eyes) it has to do with lack of pigment in stool. Yet another reason is dietary or if one had oral contrast for radiologic testing. ...Read more
Blood in the Stool: I think the very obvious answer here is that this is proof you need to see a physician. Blood in the stool is not to be observed or just ignored. ...Read more