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Old 04-25-2008, 11:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Straight poop on poop (diahrrea? colitis? normal?)

My sister sent me this, it maybe ought be a sticky...(no pun intended)


Reading Stools: Poopology 101


Yellow or greenish stool -- indicates rapid transit (small bowel).

Black, Tarry stool -- indicates bleeding in the upper digestive tract.

Bloody stool -- red blood or clots indicate bleeding in the colon.

Pasty, light-colored stool -- indicates lack of bile (liver disease).

Large, gray, rancid-smelling stool -- indicates inadequate digestion or absorption (malabsorption syndrome).


Watery stool -- indicates small bowel wall irritation (toxins and severe infections).

Foamy stool -- suggests a bacterial infection.

Greasy stool -- often with oil on the air around the anus: indicates malabsorption

Excessive mucus -- a glistening or jelly like appearance: indicates colonic origin.

Odor (the more watery the stool, the greater the odor)

Food like or smelling like sour milk -- suggests both rapid transit and malabsorption.

Putrid smelling -- suggests an intestinal infection.


Frequency

Several in an hour, each small, with straining -- suggests colitis

Three or four times a day each large -- suggests malabsorption or small bowel disorder.



Condition of Dog:

Weight loss, malnutrition -- suggests small bowel disorder.

Normal appetite, minimal weight loss -- suggests large bowel disorder.

Vomiting - small bowel origin, except for colitis.



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Old 04-25-2008, 11:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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This should definitely be a sticky!
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bookmarking it for future reference!
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Old 04-25-2008, 06:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Great list! Another vote here for it becoming a sticky
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Old 04-26-2008, 12:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I printed it to have for future reference
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Old 04-27-2008, 11:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This is a cool webpage that I just found. It's intended for humans, but there's a lot of cross-over.

What's not to love about a website called: Studying Stools ??
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:03 PM   #7 (permalink)
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There is even a poop group!

If you are looking for a Poop Group, somewhere to ask questions about interesting body by-products, you can go here http://groups.yahoo.com/group/enzymesandautism given on the link posted by 3K9Mom
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Old 11-11-2008, 06:56 PM   #8 (permalink)
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This actually goes for humans as well. If any human has those symptoms they need to get checked out by a doctor.
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Old 11-21-2008, 04:53 PM   #9 (permalink)
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GULP. wini has had several of these. but she is doing better than before. she had a foamy stool today. and a green stool. and she had a bloody stool in september. its always pretty soft. we have treated her with worm medication, several times. and we are in CONSTANT contact with the vet and her breeder. we have went to the vet soooo many times since we got her, its not even funny. but yeah its been tuff
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Old 12-20-2008, 12:45 AM   #10 (permalink)
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More info on poop:

http://www.enzymestuff.com/rtstools.htm
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