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A 42-year-old male asked:

floating stools for several months. color looks normal.no weight loss. been taking more fiber, but when cutting back no change. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Fatty stool: You probably not absorbing fat from your bowels . Some of the names would cause that are: Celiac disease, lactose intolerance, bile duct obtruction, pancreatitis. Need to be investigated . See a gi specialist.

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