Healthy bowel movements come in a wide range of colors, from different shades of brown to green, explains Mayo Clinic. The color of stool depends on the food the person ate and the amount of bile in his stool. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Some common causes for green bowel movements in adults are eating green vegetables, iron supplements and bile, as noted by Mayo Clinic. A common cause of green stool can be a diet that contains large amounts of green veg... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

According to veterinarians, the color of a healthy puppy's bowl movement should be chocolate brown. Depending on the color of the dog food, however, the color may differ slightly. Red streaks in the feces may be from blo... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

The most common signs and symptoms of hemorrhoids include itching, pain or irritation around the anal area, a lump near the anus, painless bleeding during bowel movements and leakage of feces, according to the Mayo Clini... More »

Bleeding occurs when the intricate surface of the hemorrhoids are irritated during bowel movements, states Mayo Clinic. Also referred to as piles, hemorrhoids are inflamed and swollen veins in the lower rectum and the an... More »

Loose bowel movements can be a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome, but constipation is also a possible symptom of the condition, notes Mayo Clinic. Bowel movements also can alternate between diarrhea and constipation in... More »

Mayo Clinic explains that internal hemorrhoids do not usually cause any uncomfortable symptoms, but prolapsed, external hemorrhoids can become irritated by the passing of bowel movements, which can cause itching and disc... More »