Tag: bowel movement

Liquid Poop – Causes

Liquid poop can be caused by varied reasons and most of them trigger a temporary case of loose watery stools. Severe instances of liquid poop are uncommon and are marked by long-term disturbances in bowel movements and prolonged changes in consistency and shape of stool. Liquid poop is usually harmless and short-term and hence medical […]

Continue Reading

Tan Colored Stool

The color of stool can change dramatically without presenting any health issues. People tend to be worried when they observe their bowel movement and see some changes. Stool may be in a variety of colors. Common colors include brown, light brown, yellow, tan, and orange. But some other colors are a concern such as dark […]

Continue Reading

Why is my poop black?

Black stool can be caused due to minor reasons like intake of certain medications or foods, or it can arise due to serious causes like internal bleeding in the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract. Contact of feces with blood can make the poop change its color to black or bright red. It is best to […]

Continue Reading

White Specks in Stool

A lot of people have been reporting about noticing white specks in the stool usually in the morning. The color of stool could be affected due to different medications and food patterns. When bile does not get to the stool, white specks are developed. Something blocks the bile to reach the small intestines. It can also […]

Continue Reading

Slimy Poop

The appearance of your poop says something about your health. The color, size, shape, and some other fecal features may tell you about your overall health, and how the gastrointestinal tract is working. A slimy poop is that which contains excess mucus, a smooth and thick substance that is released in various parts of the […]

Continue Reading

Diarrhea Every Morning

Diarrhea every morning refers to an urgent desire to have a bowel movement after waking up in the morning. Such eliminated stool is usually watery and loose. In some patients, such abnormal urge to pass feces may cause sleep disruption during the early part of mornings. Diarrhea every morning is not a particular symptom associated […]

Continue Reading

Coffee Ground Stool

Bleeding in digestive tract may show up in stool or through vomiting or from tests done on stool for occult blood. The signs of bleeding within the digestive tract could depend on the site where it is occurring as well as the severity of bleeding. If you have coffee ground stool, or blood in stool […]

Continue Reading

Why is my poop blue?

Poop is an everyday term used for feces. Nearly 75 percent of human feces is composed of water. The rest 25 percent is made of varied matter such as living bacteria, fiber or food residue that remains undigested, dead bacteria which aided the food digestion processes, waste matter present in consumed food, protein, fats, cellular […]

Continue Reading

Green diarrhea in adults

Green diarrhea in adults can be caused due to a variety of reasons such as intake of certain medications or a diet that is rich in green leafy vegetables. It is usually a harmless and temporary condition. Causes of green diarrhea in adults It is important to know the functioning of the digestive system so […]

Continue Reading

How to Soften Stool?

Having hard stool makes bowel movement taxing and even painful. Generally, this is because the stool’s softness had been lost due to sluggish muscle contraction, causing the water in the stool to get absorbed in the colon. Every bowel movement often becomes a struggle as the person has to strain for the stool to come […]

Continue Reading