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It could be IBS because it is know to cause a wide range of symptoms: flatulence, belching, pain, diarrhea, constipation, mucus in stool, etc. A...
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Because breastmilk is such a nutritious substance, sometimes almost all of it is absorbed, leaving little to move through the digestive tract. Stools...
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Only a doctor can diagnose you with IBS or another related gastrointestinal disorder.  But from what you have shared, it seems your increase in...
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Two important things to note here are growth and hydration.  If your child is growing steadily as shown on his growth chart, and is having...
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The food you eat typically takes three days from the time you eat it until it finishes its journey in your toilet. If it takes a shorter time, the...
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I certainly think you should see a doctor about this. What you're describing sounds like very hard stool that is difficult to pass. This possibly...
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Anytime that a pharmacist hears that there is blood in the stools, I want to immediately tell people you need to get that checked out by a physician...
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The good news is that bright red blood on the surface of your stool or in the toilet water or on the toilet paper usually isn't the type of blood...
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Stool (feces) is most commonly brown in color, and many people become curious or concerned when the color of their stool changes. Most stool-to-stool...
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you need a stool softener if that doesn't work I suggest seeing your doctor for help that could be dangerous and cause an infection to set up
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Yes, you should be concerned. This common behavior is called stool-holding, as she desperately tries not to have a bowel movement, for whatever...
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What is eaten makes a difference in the final product. Breast milk tends to be absorbed more completely -- sometimes there is so little residue to...
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One important internal process that can change the color of stool is bleeding into the intestines. The stool may turn black because of chemical...
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Changing the consistency of your stools by eating more fiber could conceivably eliminate your hygiene issue. Firmer stools are not sticky or adherent...
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On its face, this sounds like kind of a funny question. But you know what: Feeling sleepy and/or weak after having a bowel movement is no laughing...