Stool Changes Directory
Stool changes can be the result of your diet or health conditions. In babies, especially, stool changes may be based on the milk, formula, or foods you give your baby. Diarrhea and constipation can sometimes be treated effectively with OTC medications, although any concerning stool changes should be evaluated by your doctor. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what stool changes mean, how they're treated, and much more.
Why Babies Get Upset During Bowel Movements
Why some babies grunt and groan while pooping.
Learn more from WebMD about first aid steps for diarrhea.
Diarrhea: Why It Happens and How to Treat It
Learn more from WebMD about the causes, complications, and treatment of diarrhea.
Giardiasis: What You Need to Know About Giardia
Giardiasis is one of the most common intestinal parasites. If it’s in the water you drink or a diaper you change, you’re more likely to have tummy trouble.
The Truth About Baby Poop: Colored Stool and Diarrhea in Infants
Find out what color changes, diarrhea, and frequency of baby poop may say about your baby's health.
Diarrhea: Triggers and Treatments
What is starting your chronic diarrhea? How can you treat it? We’ve got the answers you’re looking for.
Slideshows & Images
What Kind of Poop Do I Have?
The Bristol Stool Scale is a way to talk about shapes and types of poop, what doctors call stools. It's also known as the Meyers Scale.
Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Constipation
Constipated? See why you may be having problems with your bowel movements and whether fiber, water, and exercise can help with constipation.