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... It's just the look of the stool throwing me off. ... (7 replies)
Stool shape
Feb 15, 2009
... I have a quick question, does the pencil shaped stool or ribbon shape stool happen all the time or can it come and go. ... (0 replies)
... This is caused by an obstruction in the rectum that squeezes the stool into this shape. ... (1 replies)

... I do not know what they mean when GI's refer to "flat, ribbon like stools? ... (1 replies)
Narrow Stool
Aug 29, 2005
... Today I went 2 times 30 minutes apart from each other and had the same stool each time. Thin little ribbon shaped stool barely enough to fill the bottom part of the toilet bowl. Tell me there's not some type of obstruction there. ... (2 replies)
Narrow Stool
Aug 25, 2005
... I've had narrow stool for the past year. I just went in for a colonoscopy and there was nothing to it. The prep is far worse than the actual procedure. ... (2 replies)
Ribbon shaped BMs
Nov 29, 2004
... I'd think that a stool test would be in order, as well as a visit to the doctor. ... (3 replies)
Ribbon shaped BMs
Nov 28, 2004
... The mucus and flattened stool can also indicate an obstruction in the rectum. ... (3 replies)
Ribbon shaped BMs
Nov 28, 2004
... You did not indicate whether you are male or female. However, spastic colon can cause a change in diameter of stool. The mucus can come from either the interrupted digestive process or from infection anywhere in your digestive system. If this keeps up contact your doctor about your symptoms. Don't let it go too long( not longer than a month). A colonoscopy can put your mind at... (3 replies)
Ribbon shaped BMs
Nov 28, 2004
... he fact that I sit for long periods of time at work. I also blame the mucus and small streaks of blood on hemorrhoids. The thing that really concerns me is the ribbon shaped stools. Some days they are more pronounced than others. ... (3 replies)
... Quick question for you, this is gross but I want to know what you think. I am having some weird bowel movements. They are regular and all, but the stool is usually quite thin and can be painful at times, not always. ... (1 replies)
... an argument going with someone that if someone had thin stools because of Colon Cancer and began taking Metamucil, the metamucil would not change the size of the stool because an obstruction would be causing the thin stools. ... (1 replies)
... Okay. I saw my PCP yesterday, and have a GI appt in 2 weeks, but I am worried. I am a 55 yo woman with several health diagnoses that affect each other - especially med interactions. Bipolar, Type 2 Diabetes, some neurological disorders, PCOS (years ago), and a long history of chronic constipation. I have a 1st cousin with colon cancer. I had a clear colonoscopy 2 1/2... (1 replies)
... I think whoever came up with the flat stool symptom needs to be slapped because it's so vague and has caused a lot of unnecessary worrying in people like you and me. ... (1 replies)
... ncer when they were 56. Anyway I want to know what are my chances that my colonoscopy will not show cancer, I have to go on Oct 24th...I have never seen blood in stool but it was detected by fecal immunological test, I have had symptoms of IBS and GERD for many years, narrow ribbon stools for about a year. ... (8 replies)
... I went to the walk in doc who gave me an xray told me I was constipated with a large mass of stool in my colon, gave me miralax and sent me on my way. ... (1 replies)
... ths ago but i passed already but pain bloating gas colonoscopy in age 23 its so bad any idea if polyps found in colon and remove from colnoscopy then thin pencil stool problems and bloating gas pain can solve after colonoscopy ? ... (0 replies)
Not yet diagnosed?
Aug 11, 2010
... hha. When I finally went to a GI my symtoms where, prolong change in bowl habbit, I had loss 10lb in 2 weeks, was anemic and had low feritin levels, when I pass stool it was flattened and ribbon like, I had a loss of apitite and was always tired. I was positive I had cancer. ... (2 replies)
... in the earlier stages, some people may have blatant symptoms and others won't. Sometimes anemia is the only way colon cancer is discovered and the blood in the stool may not even be visible so the person would have no way of knowing. All depends upon WHERE a tumor is located. ... (3 replies)
... ea 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. No blood and stool is of normal color. ... (0 replies)

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