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what does pasty stool mean

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Stool: Sounds completely normal variant of stool. 2-3 year usually have 2-4 formed stools a day. Vegetable intake makes it grainy, formed, sometimes pasty. A ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is related to: Rapid transit time of stool through the GI tract.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Pasty stool: Is generally a mild form of constipation resulting from being dehydrated. Adding 40-40 extra ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily should r ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple factors:: bile from liver or gallbladder disease,infection or inflammation of the GI tract. You need an exam, abdominal ultrasound, blood testing and stool anal ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Ate blue food...: Blue stool probably means you ate or drank something with blue pigments or blue food coloring.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It might be related: To GI bleeding. Black, sticky, loose with a bad odor - should be medically evaluated.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Some possibilities.: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and froth implies not only diarrhea but diarrhea with ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Change in bowels: 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Ate something: Or drank something blue. That would be the most likely cause.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Absorption: Usually it means a problem in absorption. The fat goes through the intestinal tract not fully digested and ends in the stool. There are many reasons f ... Read More

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