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... you mean pain in releasing the stool..no. I do have IBS. I had blood work about a year ago or less and everything was fine but I was just wondering. Some of the stool floats and some doesn't. That was what didn't make sense to me. when you say light in color, are you talking like a white color or yellow or light brown? ... (6 replies)
... It could be something serious. Your stool floats due to fatty contents. Have blood work done for your liver, bile ducts and gall bladder. If the stools are light in color, it could be your liver. Any pain? ... (6 replies)
Soft stools a must
Feb 28, 2009
... A person needs 25 to 35 grams of fiber for normal BMs. Soluble fiber causes your stool to be softer and sorta lubricated. ... (32 replies)

... To be honest whether a stool floats or sinks doesn't really matter, as long as it looks normal with no blood then people should not worry. ... (5 replies)
... Sounds like you're constipated. Stools that are as you describe indicate constipation. When you're constipated the stool is hard and may come out in little pieces. A healthy stool is soft and you can tell if its healthy because it floats in the toilet. ... (5 replies)
... een reading about floating stools. Some say that they are a good thing and some say that they are a bad thing. Now, when I have a bowel movement, not all of my stool floats. Only a piece of two actually floats, while the rest sinks to the bottom of the bowl. ... (5 replies)
Abnormal Stool?
May 15, 2005
... s in a 30 hour period. The next day, the fever subsided and never came back. But the diahrrea problem was still around for the next two days. This weekend, my stool are starting to normalize again. It is no longer liquid and comes out pasty. Some floats and some sink. ... (0 replies)
... When the stool floats is that the fat leaving our system? ... (0 replies)
... cecum syndrome. Cecum is the part of the colon where the small intestine meets the large intesting, and there is a "sac" near the appendix. Frequently this sac floats freely about and pain can occur. Also, lots of people have an appendix that points in various directions which can also be a problem. ... (6 replies)
... mpacted. That is not a good thing. You have to watch when and why you take fiber. If you feel that you are not going because you have hard stool, then you need a stool softener until you can adjust your diet and lifestyle. ... (4 replies)
Float or sink?
Apr 20, 2003
... Does it matter if a stool floats or sinks? ... (1 replies)
Simple question
Mar 7, 2002
... This might be nothing but does it mean anything when your stool floats or when you flush the stool breaks apart? ... (5 replies)
"Floaters"
Apr 5, 2001
... I've read that whether or not the stool floats depends on the density of gases which (I think) are produced by bacteria in your stomach - and that it's nothing to worry about and is caused by your diet. If I can find the page where I read that I'll post the URL. (8 replies)
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... Thank you SO much for your time and consideration. Since I have no one but my son for immediate family no one came to the hospital and my treatment there was traumatic. The surgeon never came to speak to me though I asked for him many times. He sent his partner the 3rd day after my surgery when I had woken up...i don't even remember what he said. Then the anaestesiologist came... (3 replies)
... For an hour or so stool still comes out if I wipe. If I drunk beer, I get very bad cramps and sit on the toilet the next day. ... (1 replies)
... If it's intermittent, especially in the same bm..then that would more than likely mean more gas within that stool production. ... (9 replies)
... l there is something wrong with my stomach. Also having looked at my feces I noticed that there are these white spots that show up. My feces is light brown and floats but it has these piece of white stuff in it. Like if you were to shave an almond of its outer brown shell. ... (0 replies)
... for example, steatorrhea...i.e. stool that has a lot of lipid in it due to fat malabsorption, floats, but it's definitely not healthy! ... (4 replies)
Strange stools
Aug 1, 2003
... I'm a 19 year old and I recently started taking Metamucil about 4 days ago to aid my symptoms of ibs. Its been working great as I no longer have the stool consistency ranging from pebbles to logs. ... (0 replies)




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