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A female asked:

I have thread like (almost looks like dental floss) in my stool. doesn't seem to be moving, is long 2 inches or more and white. what could it be?

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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
2: quick possibilities come to my mind. The first is a molt mucous thread and the second is the much less likely parasite
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Call your Physician: May be a parasite, such as a tae worm, but more likely it-s mucous. They may want to see you and obtain a stool sample for laboratory analysis.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2021

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