All Digestive System Topics

Dark Brown Stool

Is dark brown stool okay or something to worry about? That really depends on your diet and other symptoms that might be present. Here’s what you need to know about dark brown stool and whether it’s okay.

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Alcohol and Diarrhea

Alcohol and diarrhea often go hand-in-hand. The physical changes brought on by alcohol consumption are largely to blame for the problem. Here’s what causes it and what you can expect if this problem hits you after a night of drinking.

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Hard Stools

Having hard stools or constipation is a common problem that most people have sometime in their life. There are several home remedies to combat this condition as well as symptoms that make it necessary to visit your physician.

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Partial Bowel Obstruction

There are many causes of partial bowel obstruction that can occur in various parts of the small and large intestines. Treatments vary from fibrous diets to hospitalizations and surgery, all varying on the obstruction’s severity.

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Coughing Up White Mucus

There are a number of reasons of coughing up white mucus. For most cases, home remedies and over the counter treatments work well, but be sure to take note of any unusual symptoms that require medical attention.

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Foods to Avoid when Constipated

Constipation is a very common problem. You can often manage constipation by learning what is triggering it and making adjustments to your lifestyle. Avoid many of the foods that cause constipation trouble so you can quell your discomfort.

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Blood in Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

Blood in stool (rectal bleeding) is often an alarming symptom. Though it might be due to colorectal cancers, there are many other causes. Any amount of blood in the stool requires medical attention and a thorough evaluation.

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Can Smelly Farts Indicate That Something Is Medically Wrong?

Smelly farts can be a major source of embarrassment and may even be a sign of an underlying digestive disorder. Read on to find out what dietary changes you can make to eliminate foul odor from your farts and to determine when to seek medical intervention.

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