Banana-shaped Stool

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Banana-shaped Stool

Postby Tim Linkinwater » Sat May 17, 2014 9:48 pm

Right. Apologies for this, but I can't get a proper answer from a doc.

I have had diarrhea for about a decade now. Today it took about 1.5 hours for dinner to come through me, some of it completely undigested. I wonder if I am getting any nutrition at all from what I eat.

So how often do you gentlemen and ladies (not that girlies poop, of course) pass what used to be known as a healthy stool way back when.

Not really interested in the looking down the lavatory/eating pulses debate, just want to know how many others suffer the same or similar affliction, if any.

Thanks. Gotta run.
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby jonnohitler » Sat May 17, 2014 10:09 pm

Sounds like bowel cancer
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby Tim Linkinwater » Sat May 17, 2014 10:18 pm

Gee, thanks, jonno.

I am one of those sad bastards that can't handle gluten and wheat. Being a total drunkard, I pop esomeprazole (Nexium) at least once every two days to cope with the acid, avoid wheat and gluten where I can but fuck up all the time. Obviously drink lots of beer, whisky and vodka and have no intention of changing this.

Anyway, main point of thread: anyone else after a few decades or even years in the region?
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby jonnohitler » Sat May 17, 2014 10:21 pm

When I first moved here I didn't have a solid shit for about 3 months. Over the last few years though it's normalised and I normally only get the squits once every couple of weeks. I've found it smells better than it used to as well.
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby jah steu » Sun May 18, 2014 5:49 am

OP, why don't you get some tests done? Something will show up. For all you know it could be something simple to fix. Some stool culture tests, a colonoscopy etc.

I speak as one who just had a colonoscopy two days ago. I was dreading it but it was ok. And it reassured me that all was well 'up there'.

But yes I agree that living and eating in Cambodia results in quite a bit of acclimatisation for stomach and bowel...
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby Jaap N. » Sun May 18, 2014 10:30 am

Tim Linkinwater wrote:Right. Apologies for this, but I can't get a proper answer from a doc.

I have had diarrhea for about a decade now. Today it took about 1.5 hours for dinner to come through me, some of it completely undigested. I wonder if I am getting any nutrition at all from what I eat.

So how often do you gentlemen and ladies (not that girlies poop, of course) pass what used to be known as a healthy stool way back when.

Not really interested in the looking down the lavatory/eating pulses debate, just want to know how many others suffer the same or similar affliction, if any.

Thanks. Gotta run.
I think it's perfectly normal to have diarrhea once in a while, but a decade? :shock:
And a meal in 1.5 hours? I think you seriously need to seek some medical attention asap.
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby Milord » Sun May 18, 2014 10:47 am

This will sound crazy but there is a growing health therapy to obtain the right lower tract culture to treat disease.

Using a non parasitic local stool donor, apply via tube through nose to the upper tract, enema, or "milkshake" different micro bacteria can be introduced to our bodies.

Google it. 90% of the cells in our body are bacteria, we're just a host. Studies in the UK indicate these cultures impact IQ and wellbeing. Maybe those pervy Japanese scat eaters know something.

Sorry for the shitty reply, but it's for your own good.

p.s.: One of the Professors doing this research is a my son's University. No Bull.
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby vladimir » Sun May 18, 2014 10:51 am

Milord wrote:Using a non parasitic local stool donor, apply via tube through nose to the upper tract
I can see many sme's opening up in Phnom Penh soon.

Sir, shit-shit? Mien peanuts..., achgai, tomato skins? :bad:
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby Ttr » Sun May 18, 2014 10:53 am

How can diarrhea be banana shaped? :facepalm:
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Re: Banana-shaped Stool

Postby Milord » Sun May 18, 2014 10:56 am

Funny Vlad, but the uTube "milkshake" how to video shows a strainer.

Slogan for your new clinic: "Better than Barf"

I'm not making this shit up. Why do you think this "therapy" has been hushed up since the '70s;

1st: It's disgusting.
2nd: Pharma companies can't make money off it.

edit: Just remembered the article recommended a double coated gelatin capsule to allow it to pass through the stomach to the intestine.
How about a shit-swap thread.


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