Black feces sign of food poisoning?

If black, tarry ; Foul smelling it could be related to GI bleeding. Please get prompt medical evaluation if this fits the description.

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I had food poisoning and accidentally stain my underwear with a bit of feces. Will my underwear have HPV in it?

HPV. Hpv is most frequently transmitted by direct contact. It is not usually transmitted indirectly through clothing. You should wash your underwear on a sanitary cycle to get rid of any other bacterial contamination from your feces. Read more...

I got a severe food poisoning in 2011 & since then my stool pattern became strange. I mostly get flattish stool & it's always very soft. Please help?

Flat stools. Flat and soft stools may sometimes occur with the irritable bowel syndrome or spastic colitis. It's possible that an irritable bowel syndrome developed after your severe food poisoning. However it's worthwhile that you consult a gastroenterologist in view of your change in bowel habits. appropriate tests will be ordered to rule out intestinal pathology, chronic infection. Dietary advice to be give. Read more...

After a food poisoning in '11, my stool pattern became strange. I mostly get flattish stool & always very soft. Its rarely round when hard. Is that CA?

This stool pattern. can be entirely normal. It may suggest a longer transit time and a good amount of dietary fiber. It is not a typical symptom of colorectal cancer. If this change happened 5 years ago and nothing further has developed, I would be comfortable saying this is normal. But, safest would be discussing with doctor for consideration of colonosocpy; flat stool may suggest obstruction by mass or IBS. Read more...

I have food poisoning (campylobacter) but I have been experiencing symptoms for 17 days. Recently my stool has been green in color should I be worried?

Yes, but: The color of your stool is only important if it is cream-white, tarry black, currant-jelly color, or bloody. Worry because > 2 weeks is too long. If you have high fever, blood in the stool, > 8 stools per day, or not improving (17 days sounds like too long), you might consider getting antibiotics (erythromycin) and seeing a gastroenterologist to make sure there is nothing else going on. Read more...

Left side pain, got food poisoning in hawaii sept 1st now its the 23rd unregular stool (greenish) go 5+ times a day. Bloated and very tired. Related?

?Infectious diarrhea. You may be having infectious diarrhea. Most infectious diarrhea are self limited and last 5-10 days. Most common diarrhea in us are campylobacter, e coli, salmonella and shigella. Certainly your diarrhea is longer than this and must be further evaluated with stool studies, blood test and may be sigmoidoscopy. Some people can develop lactose intolerance or irritable bowel syndrome after infection. Read more...