Gray or pale stools represent a cascade of medical conditions originating from the biliary system. When there is not enough bile in your stools, it will present with a pale gray discoloration. Read more to figure out what conditions could be causing this.
When stools appear jet-black in your toilet bowl, there are many reasons behind why this may have occurred. Even though any doctor should be to worry about some type of upper GI bleeding, there a few benign reasons that could also cause this phenomenon.
Many things can be a cause of bad fecal odors. Some are more problematic than others but can give insight into your current health status. If symptoms are too problematic, the best bet is to go to a gastrologist and not try to do something yourself.
Different factors can cause stools that are foul-smelling. Your diet, habits or possible underlying pathologies can all contribute to what is occurring. It is important to learn what could be causing it and what you can do about it.
Anal bleeding after a bowel movement is a very common occurrence in the population worldwide. The severity of what could cause this is highly dependent on your diet and your age. Read more to find out what could be the cause of your bleeding.
When it comes to the smell of stools, it can be an unpleasant but important discussion that you need to have with your doctor if your stools are starting to smell more metallic in nature. Here, we will look at the reasons why that could be the case.
When it comes to your stools, a lot can be said about the size and shape of what is left in the toilet bowel. String-like stools are quite common but some of the pathologies behind what is causing the symptoms can be quite severe.
The link between irritable bowel syndrome and frequent bowel movements may not be obvious in most cases. Not only is IBS one of the most under diagnosed diseases in the world, patients can also present with long-term constipation. So what is the link?
When it comes to an inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease, one of the first things people will notice is increased stool production. What is behind this mechanism and what treatments are available is what I will focus on that may help.
When it comes to Celiac disease, patients may find that they experience an increase in bowel movements throughout the day. Is there an hidden connection between an increase in bowel activity and an underlying gluten intolerance?