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Constant floating stools but no other symptoms

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Likely IBS: Check diet and add fiber and probiotics. If symptoms persist, see primary doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Docktor
16 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Poop check: Floating, fatty stools can be a sign that either fat in the diet is not properly being broken down (by pancreatic enzymes) or is not being absorbed by ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
Specializes in
Yes: Stool that is floating is associated with fat malabsorbtion, that can be due to medications such as Xenical, decrease in pancreas enzymes for digestio ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Could be big issue: You need to be checked by a gi specialist . It is good that you cut dairy and legumes to decrease or eliminate flatulance but the problem needs furthe ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Highly unlikely: You are correct that floating stool can be a sign of pancreatic cancer but I would estimate that at least 99% of those with floating stool do not have ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Parker
18 years experience Family Medicine
Liver stuff?: Hi, Bradley. First of all, don't panic, ok? I really doubt this is life threatening. But u do need to get seen. I'm wondering about your liver. The li ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
You could: You may take Immodim or Pepto-bismol to control the loose stools. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh
20 years experience Addiction Medicine
Go see your doctor: Early satiety, fatigue and bloody stools together are symptoms that are worrisome for a serious condition. The differential diagnosis is wide but thin ... Read More
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