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Stool, gas
Jun 2, 2010
... I have pencil thin stool, possibly related to hemorrhoids. I also have gas, odorous or not, about 10 times a day. What should I do about this? ... (1 replies)
... As this week continued it really seemed like I was eating much more than was coming out and I was feeling bloated because of it. I was taking stool softeners through the week and drinking lots of water without things changing. ... (5 replies)
... What is considered thin stool? ... (0 replies)

... Any change in stool or bowel movements can be a cause for concern. Pencil thin stools means something is restricting passage of the stool through the bowel. It can be inflamation, or growths such as hemmoroids or tumors. ... (1 replies)
... i got a question that i hope i can get a responce to. in has to do with having thin stools, which i know could very well be a sign of colon cancer. ... (1 replies)
... issues. But I know what you mean about the worry...I've had odd abdominal pains..some localized some all over. Plus sitting makes them I've noticed pencil thin stool and some weight loss but this could be cause I'm not eating well...I'm scared to eat and I've been really depressed lately about all my symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... I scheduled a Doctors appointment because of these pains, because I seen a lot of blood on the toilet paper for a second time, I also had a pencil thin stool, and also developed a swollen purple bump on my anus. ... (1 replies)
... Over the past few weeks I have been getting worried about changes in my bowel movements. Basically, I have always been regular once a day with the exception of when I eat too much and sometimes need to go twice. Recently I started noticing that my stool seemed to have a flat edge (curved) and having read other forums I have convinced myself it's colon cancer. Although in... (1 replies)
... and promethazine for the nausea. It is much better but the nausea is still there off and on as is the GERD discomfort. About two weeks ago I began to have soft pencil thin stools. No pain, no bleeding, normal color. Stool sample was completely normal. Now I have a colonoscopy and endoscopy scheduled for October 25th. ... (1 replies)
Blood in stool
Feb 18, 2011
... times a day. Stool has been smaller then normal and a bit darker and this morning it was pencil thin with a flat side colour was light brown with a few red spots. ... (0 replies)
... Since my docotors appointment last week, things don't seem to be getting better. I have had the following: - feeling of I have to go but can't - pass only tiny pencil thin stool - blood and mucous mildly appearing several times thish week - pain on my left side - I also checked for weight loss, but was suprised to see that I actually gained weight in the last 3... (6 replies)
... oday and told myself I would share with everyone here my results, good or bad. My only symptom was seeing what appeared to be a indented line down one side of my stool or, at times, a flat sided stool. I also had a couple "pencil thin stools". I did not experience any abdominal pain or rectal bleeding. ... (4 replies)
... Over the next month or so, the constipation decreased a bit for a week or so, but then started back. I've taken stool softeners regularly and make sure to eat enough fiber and stay hydrated. ... (5 replies)
... This is not really the place for advice like this, simply because you are going to hear from people who currently have colorectal cancer. What you need to understand, and what I am finally beginning to, is that many gastrointestinal issues mimic other issues (i.e. the symptoms of a benign issue is very similar to that of a malignant source). I am going to a... (5 replies)
... currently not taking anything. About a year and half ago I started noticing that my stools were coming in all shapes and sizes. In the same day I could have a pencil thin stool, a normal width stool that is very flat, and then a stool that is relatively normal in shape. The normal stools are not very often but they do occur. ... (1 replies)
Could this be CC
Jun 10, 2006
... he should schedule an appointment with a GI. Otherwise, symptoms of CC are flattened or pencil thin stool, bleeding rectally, increased frequency of bowel movements, increased mucous, pain, bloatedness, etc. ... (2 replies)
Simple question
Apr 25, 2006
... Pencil thin stool is a possible sign of a polyp. You didn't mention if the second polyp removed was precancerous. ... (8 replies)
... I just wanted to add my two cents again... narrowed stool (or pencil thin stool) IS a sign that there is something growing in the colon, not just flattened stool... precancerous polyp, or polyp. The ONLY way you are going to know is if you get the colonoscopy done. And if you have read any of my posts, I have been probed more times than I like to admit. One of my experts... (25 replies)
... and I'm only able to produce paper to pencil thin stool. It's been this way since the start of June. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you for this thread. It's very encouraging to know that not everyone has cancer despite their symptoms ! I only pray this is the case when I have my colonoscopy! (3 replies)

Associated Tags: bloating, bowel disorders, colon cancer, constipation, diahrrea, gerd, ibs, nausea and anxiety, sharp pains, thin stools

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