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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, any: parasite infection could be dangerous. But possibility of infection from single exposure is probably low, especially if it did not happen in a rural ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Stool: Stool will float if there is more rapid transit through the intestines with a softer movement. The fact that your stool is Brown and formed suggests ... Read More
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Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas content: Stools float due to gas content from gas produced by bacteria in intestine. Neither a bad sign or good to see bubbles. Normal variant.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Fibromyalgia ?: 25y male c/o "fatigue, body pain, headache, sleep disorder" & needs general medical exam to rule out a systemic disorder. These symptoms ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. You can get green bowel movements when feces transits too quickly through the colon. Bile makes the stool green. As the stool makes it's way th ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You're kidding right: You digest your food by adding enzymes that break it into absorbable parts. The fecal mater is created when the indigestible debris is mixed with bile ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No, Rodent urine: Leptospirosis is maintained in nature by chronic kidney infection of rodents and other small mammal resevoirs. These animals may be infected at birth ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Gi: The change of stool color is serious. The dark purple, maroon, burgundy indicate blood. Once the dietary food intake is excluded. First see the medi ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Most human MRSA infections occur by transmission from other infected humans. Although MRSA is found in cattle, pigs and chicken it is a different stra ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots...: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: A person with Ebola virus does not transmit the virus via body fluids until the person has a fever & is symptomatic. Contacts in this country are ... Read More
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