When I have a bowel movement my stool is made up of a substance that resembles tough rubberized jelly. It is sometimes difficult to pass this. It seems as though once it gets into my stomach it becomes a jelly like substance and my stomach does not digest this.
Metamucil (psyllium) Psyllium is a bulk-forming fiber laxative. It works by absorbing liquid in the intestines and swelling to create a softer, bulky stool that is easier to pass.
So yes it can cause you to have a jelly like stool.
Psyllium is used to treat occasional constipation or bowel irregularity. Psyllium may also be used to treat diarrhea and may help lower cholesterol when used together with a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 17 Sep 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 16 Feb 2012 • 2 answers
Posted 23 Sep 2012 • 3 answers
Posted 15 Jun 2014 • 2 answers
Posted 4 Sep 2016 • 0 answers