... I really appreciate your response and have some questions. First, I highly doubt that this is a stress thing. I have nothing to stress about in my life and even if I did, I have never been one to feel stressed. Secondly, I thought that IBS was a fluctuation between constipation and diarhea and so far the only way I have diarhea is after a laxative. When I do have BM's it... (14 replies)
... pecialist. But in the meantime I've been using Metamucil which does bulk up the stools a bit, but they are still mushy, back to being yellow in color,undigested food particles, mucous, and gross. ... (5 replies)
... cardiac heart pain, abdominal pain, dizzines, weekness, bloating, burping, undigested food, weight lose, etc. ... (3 replies)
... ell, I thought I was seeing blood in the stool itself, so I purchased an EZ detect kit, and according to the results, it was not blood. I am wondering if it is undigested food, because I never had anything in my stool at all, and now I see seeds, and different things. I have not had my stool tested by a doctor yet though. ... (3 replies)
... I suggest you have a test to rule out Coeliac Disease.
This can cause constipation, is associated with IBS and is very much under-diagnosed in UK (1 in 80 people in UK have CD).
You must be eating a normal diet for the CD test to give a correct result. (4 replies)
... My stools were alot thinner and alot of the time, it was hard pellet like stool. I was also noticing alot of undigested food, mostly veggies, nuts and rice which i never had before. ... (4 replies)
I know that the following questions/symptoms must have been reiterated here a million times, ad nauseaum( no pun intended!) but I would really appreciate if someone more knowledgable than I am could help me figure out what is happening to me.
For the past few years I have had an increase in the frequency and intensity of the following: gas, bloating (mainly after... (2 replies)
I need some advice here also...I have suffered from the constipation type of IBS for several years. For almost a year now I've been faithfully using Metamucil once a day in the evening. It was helping but lately my BM's are very "spongy" and loose most of the time. I also notice a lot of undigested food (certain vegetables and fruit skins mainly) in them. I don't... (11 replies)
... er. I don't usually have alot of cramping or pain during bowel movements but my tush burns from the stool sometimes. I also forgot to mention that I find alot of undigested food in some of my stools. ... (3 replies)
... Even 8 laxatives and half a bottle of Magnesium Citrate did NOTHING. It is then followed by a few days of frequent diarreah. I often have mucous and undigested food in my stools. Sometimes I have pain when trying to have bowel movements. Ive had increased nauseau and things are just getting worse. ... (1 replies)
... needed to digest lactose. Also, as people age, their enzyme levels decrease. As a result, over time people may experience increasing amounts of gas after eating food containing lactose. ... (7 replies)
... needed to digest lactose. Also, as people age, their enzyme levels decrease. As a result, over time people may experience increasing amounts of gas after eating food containing lactose. ... (5 replies)
... needed to digest lactose. Also, as people age, their enzyme levels decrease. As a result, over time people may experience increasing amounts of gas after eating food containing lactose. ... (8 replies)
... I think you probably need to eat some more fiber and it is not normal to pass undigested food in your stools all the time, however, certain foods can do this at times, like some vegetables such as sweetcorn and others. ... (3 replies)
... I have also noticed that in my stools there is undigested food such as bits of leafy green vegetables and sometimes seeds like sesame seeds. Is this normal? ... (3 replies)
... fever, severe stomach cramps, a constant urgency to pass stools that keep you on the toilet for long periods, pale coloured stools that contain lots of mucus and undigested food. If I were you I would go and see you doc and get some tests done. ... (10 replies)
... air popping in my stomach, undigested food, long and narrow stools, difficulty in passing stools, severe bloating, no pain, among other things... ... (6 replies)
... For the past 2 days I have noticed pieces of undigested food in my stool- cooked carrots, brown rice, and cooked spinach. My stool seems to be well formed and passes easily.
I have diverticulosis and have been taking acidophilus capsules & metamucil for the past few days. Other than that, nothing else has changed.
What do you think this all means? Should I be concerned?... (3 replies)
... I don't know anything about your situation...but I think it is normal to pass undigested food sometimes. ... (3 replies)
... t you eat seems to be going straight through you, as seems to be the case, you are not going to be absorbing enough nutrition from your food. Have you ever seen undigested food in your stools also? ... (9 replies)