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What is the normal average ph value of stool

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
7 - 7.5: The normal stool pH for children and adults is 7 - 7.5. A pH less than 5.5 is considered to be acidic; common causes include poor absorption of carbo ... Read More
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Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Neutral: Or 6-7.

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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist.: Since you have been found to have blood in your stool, it is vital to see a gastroenterologist ASAP. While you are there, you can discuss your sympto ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Elimination diet : try an elimination diet - see WEBMD to help determine which foods are most likely contributing to your burping, fartimg, and frequent loose stools. A ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
28 years experience General Practice
3.5-6.5: Range from 3.5-6.5.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Normal, irrelevant: Despite advice you can find on line, "stool analysis" is not recommended except specific tests for particular problems in people with symptoms or othe ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Badreldin Bedri
11 years experience Pediatrics
Stool is alkaline: The best way to evaluate stool fat is by collecting 24 hours stool. The normal is less than 7 grams. The stool is usually alkaline so ph of 8.5 is not ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not Significant: It has no significan if you otherwise have no symptoms.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple causes: How long did you have flat stools? Any other symptoms? Irritable bowel syndrome can cause flat stools for a long time.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: If melena (black, tarry) this may represent bleeding. Otherwise likely a consequence of what you consumed.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile — a yellow-green fluid that digests fats — in your stool. As bile ... Read More

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