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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Cancer Risk: Bile acids are excreted in the stool unchanged in less than 24 hours. However, if the bile acids remain in the body more than 24 hours, they break do ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Maybe bile, fat: Pale, yellow, foul smelling. Bulky, sticky stools can be seen with fat malabsorption , as may be seen with pancreatic disease, cystic fibrosis, celiac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yellow BM: 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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
That is: Normal. Color of food without accompaning symptoms or blood in stool is usually a reflection of diet
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Impossible: Resend this with the proper adjective.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Bile?: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience in Family Medicine
???: Straining increases pressure in pelvis so could increase vaginal discharge. Any other symptoms? Could be 'normal'.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
40 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Anal discharge: Could just be inflamed hemorrhoids, but at age 44, you should see a colon & rectal specialist for further evaluation. Most likely that evaluation ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Different causes.: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. Recommend that this be medi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
29 years experience in Emergency Medicine
See a doctor: Black tarry stools are often from blood being digested in the stomach. You need to see a doctor today and have testing done.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Flashner
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Normal stool: Normal stool contains many components that vary in appearance and color. If normal stool is spread thin (such as on a microscope slide), a yellow co ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: From infectious colitis to inflammatory bowel disease to certain types of tumors, all can produce this in your stools. The only way to find out what ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Should get evaulated: Being a 26 y/o female, it is likely that you have irritable bowel syndrome and with the frequent loose stools can cause significant anal/perianal irri ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can’t diagnose the reason for your orange colored stool. Passing orange feces may mean the stool either isn’t absorbing or isn’t comin ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You may have gastroenteritis so see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Exam: please consult your physician for a complete exam and stool analysis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Megan Debell
18 years experience in Family Medicine
General symptoms...: There are a lot of things that can cause these general symptoms. If your urine is concentrated and you are constipated, make sure you are drinking LO ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, blood with bowel movements needs to be checked as does a significant change in bowel habitus. Please get this evaluated by your physician or a ... Read More
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
May be diet related: Usually color and consistency of stool is related to food. But it could also be caused by medications, or problems with liver , pancreas , gallbladder ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin White
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Malabsorption: Milk; fat or protein.....not digesting! See provider
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
This certainly could: be due to significant blood loss from internal bleeding (gastrointestinal bleeding). You need to be evaluated as soon as possible. Go to a stat care o ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Irritable bowel?: In people who otherwise are outwardly healthy, by far the main cause of such symptoms is irritable bowel syndrome. However, several other kinds of int ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Jaundiced?: Your symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. Th ... Read More
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