Stools – no, I don’t mean the high circular chairs in bars – but poops. How well do you know your poops?
If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you’ve examined your poops more than once.
Take it from me: Once you examine your stools, it won’t gross you out; it will become very tolerable.
Doctors realize that stools can be very telling of a person’s health, and strong indicators of all sorts of disease, including cancer.
Poops come in so many kinds of shapes, textures and colors.
They can be oily or greasy, hard, come out like pebbles or long ribbons, be soft, full of undigested food, laced with blood, very foul smelling, be floaters or sinkers…
Here are several BM articles featuring a gastroenterologist’s expert answers.