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Hello. I was just wondering if anyone experiences "thin" stool, kind of like toothpaste thickness. I haven't been getting D attacks, mostly one or two thin stools a day. Also, they are a bit yellowish. Can my diet cause this? I'm not sure if this can be a symptom of IBS. I've visited two doctors who said I have IBS, but we all know how that goes.
 
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Yes, thin or pencil stools are quite common with a spastic colon/ IBS. However, it can also be a sign of something more serious - trust you've been checked out by your doctor.
 

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Sounds exactly what I deal with most of the time--thin yellowish stools a couple times a day is what I've experienced for 6 years. After years of trying to find an alternative explanation to IBS, I've concluded that IBS is indeed what I have. If you haven't at least had a flexible sigmoidoscopy from a specialist, you should in order to rule-out crohns disease/ulcerative colitis/etc.I was able to reduce the number of stools per day and increase the bulk with plenty of whole wheat fiber and water, but often they're quite yellowish anyway.
 
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Yep Geo3, I have thin stools all the time. As a matter of fact when I tried to bulk up I ended up getting a fissure. Can't win for losing, huh?
 
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