My question is regarding the difference between flat stool and thin stool and possible causes. Recently my stool has had a flat look to it. I am not sure what constitutes "thin", but it is approximately the width of 2 or 2 1/2 pencils. When one thinks of thin stool, what is the general consensus? There are really no other causes..
Actually, I have one other question regarding diahrea; Is being diagnosed with diahrea the frequency you pass stool a day or is it more of a consistency of the stool? For instance, I probably go 4-5 times a day, but my stool is "softer" sometimes ,loose other times and regualr sometimes. Occasionally I suffer from a upset stomach, but no pain, mucus or blood is present. Any ideas?
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