A member asked:

My bowel movement floated but then bubbles came out of it with a liquid and then it sank. is that a malabsorption problem?

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Dr. Faiz Shakir answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

See answer: Fat malabsorption is usually classified by oily / greasy stools that usually float and are almost always very stinky. Malabsorption is a chronic issue, usually occuring for months. If it happened one time, it is probably nothing to worry about.

Answered 3/11/2016

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