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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Fat malabsorption : Oily stool that floats is classic for malabsorption. This is usually more indicative of chronic pancreatic disorders than gallbladder issues. Talk to ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe food related: Orange stool can be related to rapid transit time through the colon, Liver / gall bladder disease, bile obstruction, inadequate bile production, Food ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Black stool : Regardless of what color cloud is needs workup. Most commonly its related to an upper GI bleed. You will need a full history to assess other symptoms ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Stool color: The stool can be colored differently depending upon what we have eaten. The color of the stool can then affect the color of the toilet water. This doe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Stool comes in a range of colors. All shades of brown and even green are considered normal. Only rarely does stool color indicate a potentially seriou ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felizardo Belga
62 years experience General Practice
From food?: Submit stool for blood and ? Colonoscopy.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Fat droplet in stool: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications ; supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Orange stool: Orange stool can be related to rapid transit time through the colon, Liver / gall bladder disease, bile obstruction, inadequate bile production, Food ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
We are what we eat: The orange color can be from your diet or medications - if this happens rarely it is something you are eating and i would not worry about it if thi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tx depends on reason: Orange stool can be related to rapid transit time through the colon, Liver / gall bladder disease, bile obstruction, inadequate bile production, Food ... Read More

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