Anxiety, Constipation, Foul Smelling Stools And Frightening Thoughts

Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2021

Foul smelling stools are characteristic of chronic conditions such as cystic fibrosis, but they may also be related to dietary factors. Constipation can be a sign of a medication reaction or maybe due to a digestive system illness such as irritable bowel syndrome. Anxiety and frightening thoughts are seen with generalized anxiety disorder as well as other emotional conditions. If you are experiencing these or any other troubling symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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