A 23-year-old female asked:
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had light yellow greasy stool since 3 days. is there anything serious & which medical tests should be done to know the exact problem?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yellow greasy stool: Sometimes when you eat butterfish you get orange oily stool . Oily stool usually represents malabsorption of fat so there is -high fat level ( steatorrhea) and so can be from pancreas , (bile acid decrease) gallbladder /liver issues rarely GERD/ celiac or giardia infection, hypothyroidism or Orlistat -used for weight loss .
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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