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New Britain, CT
A 59-year-old male asked:

I have been having floating stools for a week, my gi doctor wants me to have a fecal fat testing done. i would like to know what the results would show and what would be the next step after that. also been having abdominal pains, maybe ibs.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Malabsorption: Increased fat content of stools is seen with malabsorption conditions like celiac disease,pancreatic disorders and obstruction of biliary system.

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