are wbc in stool normal? what could this mean? already had upper endo, ges, stool cultures. having bowel issues, feel full quick, pain
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Pathology 49 years experience
Sign of inflammation: Wbc in stool are not normal and indicate inflammation in the colon. However, these are not diagnostic of any particular disorder.
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not usually: Fecal leukocyte a typically indicate an infectious or inflammatory process. Colonoscopy may be useful.
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Last updated Jun 27, 2014
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