Top
20
Doctor insights on: Fat Globules In Stool

Share
1

1
What are non alarming causes of +fat globules in stool? im 21 &overweight.

What are non alarming causes of +fat globules in stool? im 21 &overweight.

Overweight at 21: You must start with a clinic visit to your doctor. After that you will be asked to see a nurse practitioner to help you lose weight. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more


2

2
+fat globules in stool.21 yrs.Pcos&IBS.But i gain weight completely normal&I'm actually overweight. Could this be bc i have too much fat in my diet?

+fat globules in stool.21 yrs.Pcos&IBS.But i gain weight completely normal&I'm actually overweight. Could this be bc i have too much fat in my diet?

Stool fat: Increase in stool fat may be due to some degree of malabsorption which may be related to ibs and rapid transit if intestinal contents through the intestinal tract, but may also be due to gluten intolerance or biliary tract or pancreatic insufficiency. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. Appropriate tests and diet will be ordered. ...Read more

4

4
My 3 years old kid has few fat globules in his stool exam. watery stool.Is this a serious problem?what it means?

My 3 years old kid has few fat globules in his stool exam. watery stool.Is this a serious problem?what it means?

Fat in stool: Fecal fat generally speaking may indicate a malabsorption problem. However this is usually with large quantities of fat in stool. It's concerning if associated with weight-loss or foul smelling stool that floats. If the symptoms are transient and very few globules are found, it probably doesn't require any acute treatment. Your doctor may monitor the child for weight changes or do a stool study. ...Read more

5

5
Hello, my 3 year old has fat globules present in the routine stool test. What should be done? I can also forward the lab report.

Hello, my 3 year old has fat globules present in the routine stool test. What should be done? I can also forward the lab report.

Stool testing: is not a routine test. The reason for the test may help sort out the significance of the finding. Recommend you schedule an in person consult to address this. ...Read more

6

6
Stool test said extra fat globules.IBS&overweight(dont think i have malabsorbtion?).21yrs.Stool usually brown sometimes lighter/darker but nth weird

Stool test said extra fat globules.IBS&overweight(dont think i have malabsorbtion?).21yrs.Stool usually brown sometimes lighter/darker but nth weird

Unclear question: It does not appear that you have a serious health issue. It would be beneficial to lose weight, easier said than done. 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. 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

7

7
What causes orange globules in my stool?

What causes orange globules in my stool?

Greasy vs. mucusy?: Are you seeing oily stools with floating oil droplets (which implies fat maldigestion from use of dietary fat blockers, pancreatic and/or biliary disease, small bowel malabsorption, or excessive dietary fat intake) vs mucusy stool (due to a range of conditions from inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, or "functional" due to rectal dysfunction, colon delay, or irritable bowel syndrome)? Need tests. ...Read more

9

9
White thick mucus stuff in stool?

White thick mucus stuff in stool?

Mucous in stool: Not normal, Best to see doctor and have this check out. Could be several things but without exam and tests not much to help you at this point. ...Read more

10

10
Why was my last stool white and looked like a fat worm?

Not sure.: Prompt medical evaluation is warranted for pattern of extremely light stools. There are a number of possible causes 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

11

11
Sudan IV test shows fat in stool. What is the next step to finding out why fat is being malabsorbed?

Sudan IV test shows fat in stool. What is the next step to finding out why fat is being malabsorbed?

Number of tests: The work up of fat malabsorption includes the stool study already done, blood work, abdominal imaging and ERCP. These tests can be done under the supervision of a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

14

14
I recently had stool with what looked like a red thick string, is this something I should get checked out right away?

I recently had stool with what looked like a red thick string, is this something I should get checked out right away?

Blood in stool: Blood in a bowel movement is abnormal and in your age group a minor condition like anal fissure or hemorrhoid is a usual cause. Since you are not bleeding profusely and don't have abnormal bowel symptoms otherwise there is no urgency in being examined but you could discuss this with your physician or Gynecologist who will advise you. ...Read more

15

15
My stool is never hard anymore. Always soft & mushy. Hard to pass. Why might this be? Sometimes easy cause it's thick watery.

Multiple reasons: Interfere diet has changed where you are not taking in adequate fiber will have soft and mushy stool. Also if there is a reason to have increased water in urine or stool from gastrointestinal disorder like malabsorption this could be the reason. Any reason that you might have developed diabetes? Has your fluid intake increased dramatically? ...Read more

17

17
Every 2/3 weeks I have thick mucous in and around my stool. It's sticky, quite thick, and has the consistency of rubber cement. what is it?

Every 2/3 weeks I have thick mucous in and around my stool. It's sticky, quite thick, and has the consistency of rubber cement. what is it?

Human Glue Factory: Mucus in the stool is a normal lubricant for passage and ejection but grossly visible amounts indicate some form of irritation or inflammation, unless this is just a normal variance for you. The serious causes are usually accompanied by some pain or cramps and maybe some blood. The consistency of the mucus has a lot to do with hydration. Do you take enough fluids?? See someone about this problem. ...Read more

18

18
My test show that i have malabsorption(fat and amydon on stool) . What diet should i have. And how can i find out what causes it? Thank you!

My test show that i have malabsorption(fat and amydon on stool) .  What diet should i have.  And how can i find out what causes it? Thank you!

Gastroenterologist: There is more than one cause for malabsorption syndrome and you need to see a board certified gastroenterologist who can properly diagnose and treat. ...Read more

20

20
I have been eating more firbre appox 28g a day from 10g. my stools are coming out like thick sludge and I'm finished in a minute shall I call a dr ?

I have been eating more firbre appox 28g a day from 10g. my stools are coming out like thick sludge and I'm finished in a minute shall I call a dr ?

May be due fiber: If you increased your fiber intake rapidly, this may be the cause of the change in her bowels. You might consider decreasing the amount of fiber and then increasing it more slowly to see if this helps matters. If not, then a visit to your family doctor would be advised. If there is any evidence of blood in the stool, or black tarry stool, then I would see her doctor immediately. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer