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I have light colored stool with about 3 inch clear tubes floating it it. I have been battling H Pylori now for ore than a month. What could be causing?

I have light colored stool with about 3 inch clear tubes floating it it. I have been battling H Pylori now for ore than a month. What could be causing?

Cannot diagnose: This cannot be diagnosed without the ability to examine both you and the stool specimens and do appropriate testing. See an infectious diseases expert. Often the solution to Cl. difficile colitis that has been difficult to manage is to replace the normal colonic flora. The first attempt might be with yogurt, and then with fecal flora from a normal donor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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My stool has been soft narrow like and I have had increased clear anal mucus discharge, no pain and can pass stool. What's wrong? Should I see a doc?

My stool has been soft narrow like and I have had increased clear anal mucus discharge, no pain and can pass stool. What's wrong? Should I see a doc?

Rectal discharge : rectal discharge may be indication of colitis and may require endoscopy for proper diagnosis. A diet high in fiber may change the caracter of your stool. Acidophilus may restore your normal flora ...Read more

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For over a year now my feces has a clear/yellowish tinted slimy discharge with small feces particles in it. Even when wiping. What could be wrong?

For over a year now my feces has a clear/yellowish tinted slimy discharge with small feces particles in it. Even when wiping. What could be wrong?

Likely nothing: What you described is not suggestive of any disorder. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My son has white stool what do I do?

My son has white stool what do I do?

Call your Peds: White generally means no bile is emptying into the intestines so the stool will have no color. If an infant, an urgent visit to your pediatrician is needed. There may be need for an urgent surgical procedure that may not help if delayed. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat white stool?

What are some ways to treat white stool?

Warrants med eval: Hello. I recommend prompt medical evaluation. White stool is not normal. There are a number of possible causes such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Light colored stool can be related to lack of bile salts. ...Read more

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Is it natural for a 20 months baby to have white stool?

Is it natural for a 20 months baby to have white stool?

White as in "white": The color of stool comes from liver secretions. If the liver is not functioning or its ducts are blocked, then the child will have white (acholic) stools. This rare condition (biliary atresia) is unlikely in a 20 mos old who would have been noted to be ill from infancy. If the baby is well, then the color of the stool likely represents her diet. Too much milk, not enough meat/veg/grains/fruit. ...Read more

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My wife has an occasional grey or white stool. It is not diet or medication related. Is this anything to be concerned about?

My wife has an occasional grey or white stool. It is not diet or medication related. Is this anything to be concerned about?

See MD: See your primary care doctor or gastroenterologist. Consider abdominal ultrasound with attention to pancreas and gallbladder. ...Read more

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My stepson whos 11 forgot to flush his bowels. I thought i seen a big white stool in there but there were smaller brown ones too, should i be worried?

My stepson whos 11 forgot to flush his bowels. I thought i seen a big white stool in there but there were smaller brown ones too, should i be worried?

See Your Doctor: Stool color is affected by the diet and digestive processes. Some diseases interfere with normal digestion which can also lead to abnormal stool color and consistency. More information is needed regarding dietary habits, stool patterns, abdominal pain, and more. Be aware that children may not complain of symptoms. See your doctor for a targeted exam which may also include inspection of his stool. ...Read more

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Slimy light colored stool?

Slimy light colored stool?

Med eval: Extremely light colored stool might havecauses such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more

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What is slushy light colored stool?

What is slushy light colored stool?

Stool light-colored: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale, clay-color stool. Lots of other things also affect stool appearance: ingested foods, medications (peptobismol, antacids), swallowed blood or bleeding from gut, infection/antibiotics, inflammation, maldigestion, & the amount of mucus mixed with stool, as well as transit time of food. ...Read more

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What would cause a white stool?

Not normal: White stool is usually caused by a lack of bile which is secreted by the gallbladder. It needs to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of white stool?

What are the common causes of white stool?

Variety of causes: Hello. I recommend prompt medical evaluation. White stool is not normal. Possible causes include hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). ...Read more

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I had white stool for 2 days which I ignored was about a month ago hasn't happened since anything to worry about?

I had white stool for 2 days which I ignored was about a month ago hasn't happened since  anything to worry about?

Steatorrhea: Steatorrhea is the presence of excess fat in feces, which give stools white appearance. Stools may also float due to excess lipid, have an oily appearance and can be especially foul-smelling. Common causes of steatorrhea include: lack of bile acid due to biliary dyskinesis, hypolipidemic medication, celiac disease, pancreatitis or insufficiency. If symptom persists, please consult your physician ...Read more

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I had a white stool today; could this be related to eating white powder donuts yesterday? Should I see a DR ASAP or wait to see if it happens again?

I had a white stool today; could this be related to eating white powder donuts yesterday? Should I see a DR ASAP or wait to see if it happens again?

White stool: Do you have pain? Was it mucus/ from strainign ? constipation? usually it is not from white powdered doughnuts ,but may represent gallbladder issues. Would call /be seen over next 48 hours. if pain go to ER ...Read more

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20 year old male tired with white stool?

20 year old male tired with white stool?

See doctor : Fatigue or tiredness and white stool could indicate hepatitis, or other liver related disease. Could be a liver drug reaction if you are on medication. Alcohol or drug abuse may be an issue, as well. See your doctor immediately for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

Light Colored Stool (Definition)

Light colored stool is a clinical finding in which the feces are not as dark as normal, often a result ...Read more


Feces (Definition)

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