Friday, October 1, 2010

What Is a Healthy Stool ?

Of Interest - posted Feb 2018:
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH)
February 2018 Volume 16, Issue 2, Page A22
What Causes Constipation?
Constipation is usually a symptom, not a disease. Some of the most common causes of constipation are as follows....

What Does My Stool Color Or Change In Bowel Movement Mean?
On this page an overview of stool color changes due to either medications, diet, or indicate an underlying medical condition such as gallstones and liver disease is explored. Further down this page is the famous Bristol Stool Scale, developed by UK gastroenterologists at the University of Bristol. The chart explains various stool types by identifying physical attributes and the length of time the stool remained in the colon.

1 comment:

  1. I've had strong Ammonia smelling stool when extremely constipated resulting in a huge stool which is hard to pass without manual manipulation.

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