Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
127 Doctors are Online

Stool had peanut like particles. What can they be?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Gastroenterologist, Surgical
Practicing since : 1984
Answered : 922 Questions
My poop today had a lot of what look like small pieces of peanuts in it. i did eat peanut butter this morning but it was creamy, not crunchy. what could this be?
Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2012 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 3 hours later

Thanks for posting your query.

As you have suggested in your history that you are a patient of hemorrhoids, what I presume is that you are also constipated.

Usually what you would have found in your stool would be undigested particles of food That may appear crunchy to you.

There is a possibility that you could be suffering from collitis in some form.

Please write back to me with a few more details regarding your problem so that I can guide you better. It would be great if you can answer these following questions.

1] Are you constipated?
2] Do you pass mucus in stool?
3] Do you have a sense of inadequate defecation after finishing your motion?
4] Do you have a sensation of passing stool, some time after major meals?
5] Does the consistency of your stool keep changing from hard to ill formed and otherwise?

Please do write back with answers so that I can suggest better.

Awaiting your response.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Gastroenterologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor