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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How do you FEEL?: You don't digest all the stuff that you eat. Some of it's not digestable. And transit times vary for no reason. Why are you even looking, Steve? If yo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Meaningless results: ...Without understanding the context in which your stool was checked, your presenting problems that prompted the need for medical advice, your risk fa ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family Practice: When we test for blood in the stool there needs to be several samples usually at least 3. Yes you may have false negative testing or miss it on any g ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yellow greasy stool: Sometimes when you eat butterfish you get orange oily stool . Oily stool usually represents malabsorption of fat so there is -high fat level ( steator ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Normal: The findings you mention are quite normal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Call your doctor: Depending upon the doctor's suspicion, based on your exposure risks and symptoms, your stool culture may look for salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Contact your dr: Your doctor will be able to submit your stool specimen to an appropriate lab or will direct you to a specific lab.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Food fibers: If you do not have symptoms, do not obsess about the "strings". For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Stool: Simple observation is sometimes adequate to suspect it.If your poop floats,it is usually because there is unabsorbed fat.They can confirm this with a ... Read More

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