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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Lactose intolerance: Some people lose their ability to digest milk, and other dairy products, then get symptoms of loose stools or diarrhea, and gas, when they eat dairy ... Read More

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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience Integrative Medicine
Fast transit: I year old have fairly fast transit of foods through the digestive tract. Its not surprising that there is undigested fibrous foods like blueberry and ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Gallbladder or liver: You are describing jaundice. Jaundice is often associated with gallstones or other causes of blockage of bile from the gall bladder. Liver or pancre ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Devane
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible jaundice: If both your sclera (white part if eyes) is yellow, that can be due to jaundice which has to do with your liver...You should see a family doctor to ha ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus: Mucus in stool occurs with colitis or irritable bowel syndrome. Abdominal discomfort after a meal, and especially if associated with loose stools, is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Biliary: It sounds like you may be having gall bladder and/or liver dysfunction. This should be investigated by a doctor. You may have a stone or stones in you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Yellow bile : This can last for months as you do not have a storage container for your bile. Your liver now produces bile and secretes it directly into the gut as i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Chang
11 years experience Gastroenterology
Food Diary: The good news is that given your age and symptoms between alternating loose and hard stools is that you unlikely have a life threatening illness. The ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: If you have no other symptoms and have not lost weight you need not be concerned. Visit this site for abnormal colored stool: https://www.mayoclinic.o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w ga ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be bad: Acholic stools can be normal or caused by a blockage of your common bile duct from a stone or a cancer. See your internal medicine doctor.
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