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A 24-year-old female asked:

What does fibre in stool look like? does it look like strings?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Stool quality: You won't see fiber in human stool per se, it will just be bulky and pass out easily when you have enough fiber in your diet. 25-30 grams/day is the target for adults.

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A 43-year-old female asked:

What does healthy stool look like

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Brown, soft, formed: Basically, brown, soft, but well formed. Anything else on a consistent basis may need evaluation - especially if other symptoms.
Last updated Apr 28, 2014


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