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... and ribbon like stools. ... (1 replies)
... I do not know what they mean when GI's refer to "flat, ribbon like stools? ... (1 replies)
... surgery was done but I still continue to have thin pencil like or even flat ribbon like stools. ... (0 replies)

... it is said to be ribbon like. This happens because the tumour is growing on the inside of the rectum and squeezing the stool on one side as the stool moves past the tumour. ... (4 replies)
... In doing to some reading about Colon Cancer, I heard something about stools being ribbon like or narrow. Does anyone have any information about that, like what ribbon like means, trying to equate it to something. ... (4 replies)
... we have the same issue... I have clear colonoscopy 10 months ago. And got cleared the only dx I have is internal hemmorhiod and diverticulosis. But my symptoms persist like on and off bleeding/change in bowel habits/ribbon like stools/ pain in the lower left ab/and shortness of breath. Other than colonoscopy I have ultrasound/ctscan/blood test and all came back clear. My GP... (1 replies)
... never ribbon like stools. ... (0 replies)
... It sounds more like IBS to me, if you were passing blood your Dr would have been more concerned. ... (3 replies)
... Hey, these symptoms sound exactly like mine were before the haemeroids actually made an appearence. ... (3 replies)
... constipation for years, blood after bm, ribbon like stools, etc... strong family history. ... (3 replies)
... I am 44 and last October started having some pains and noticed some bleeding and flat stools about that same time. ... (3 replies)
... ht. Gallstones cause no problem so surgeon said no need to take it out. Recently I have been feeling constipated and then diarahrea and back and forth. I felt like I could never fully empty my bowel for about a week but that has all but gone. When I do go I have thin stools and sometimes ribbon like stools. ... (0 replies)
... rap. There isn't any blood coming out.I've also been farting more, and it smells worse normal. Could stress, diet or exersicing less than normal cause weird crap like this? ... (5 replies)
... at rest. I also suffer with major anxiety and this makes my IBS symptoms worse. There are so many different things that come with IBS and they can sometimes feel like something far more sinister but probably wont be. ... (5 replies)
... I have no bloody stools thank god. My stools are the same color as they were usually. I am not anemic. ... (5 replies)
... For the past few months I have had flat ribbon like stools and am staring to get worried after reading that could be a sign of something bad like "C" and im having some bad anxiety over it. ... (1 replies)
... While it is possible that you have a cancerous growth there are several factors that suggest otherwise. You had a colonoscopy only 18 months ago and CT scans since then. A growth large enough to cause problems should have been at a size that was noticible during those procedures. You have a history of other serious bowel problems and that makes it likely that this new... (1 replies)
... It means that rather than the usual cylindrical shape it is flattened out. If you took a hot dog weiner and trimmed it by cutting it lengthwise into three long pieces then the middle one is basically the shape referred to. This is caused by an obstruction in the rectum that squeezes the stool into this shape. The obstruction can be a tumour or (lower down) large... (1 replies)
Toughts, please?
Oct 15, 2003
... You really have to take some of your care into your own hands. I know that one symptom of a blockage is having narrow, "ribbon like" stools. You don't sound like you have that. But, the constipation could be from pain pills too. It's really all a guessing game until you have the colonoscopy. ... (11 replies)
... er posting this, the bleeding stopped and my stool went back to normal for the most part. Now fast forward to here and now I am experiencing, I am feeling gassy. Like feeling the need to burp every 20 minutes or so usually after I eat a meal. I am not losing weight or anything.. gaining if anything!! haha.. ... (11 replies)

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