A 43-year-old female asked:
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what does healthy stool look like

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Brown, soft, formed: Basically, brown, soft, but well formed. Anything else on a consistent basis may need evaluation - especially if other symptoms.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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