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What do semi-solid feces as per the attached image indicate?

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Dr. Shinas Hussain

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Posted on Wed, 1 Aug 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: What does this look like. It's in poop.
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Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It’s just feces mixed with undigested food and mucus.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic!
I have gone through your query and I can understand your concerns.
The picture you have attached probably be semisolid feces mixed with mucus or undigested food. Nothing to worry in it.
You can take laxatives for couple of days for smooth movements of bowel
Wishing you good health
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Shinas Hussain 27 minutes later
could it possibly be Candida overgrowth
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Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Chances are low.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for follow up.
Candida doesn’t look like this. You can send the sample to a microbiology lab for confirmation.
I suggest you to take laxatives like lactulose for couple of days and look for persistence of symptoms.
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Shinas Hussain 1 hour later
I also have hashimottos autoimmune disease and have been off all meds since XXXXXXX 5th does knowing this change the chances
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Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Chances are ok lower side.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for followi up.
Hashimoto’s does not cause such clinical pictures.
You can send the sample to a pathologist to find out what exactly is this.
Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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