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Floating Harbor Syndrome
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems. ...Read more
Ostomy output is floating in toilet, frothy, foul fatty smell, glistening and shiny/oily in appearance. Possible causes?
Malabsorption: what you describe sounds like a failure to completely absorb in your small bowel. It can be from rapid transit, a lack of pancreatic enzymes or bile, small bowel pathology or from a bacterial overgrowth. This is more common with an ileostomy . It also may be related to your underlying reason for the ostomy such as Crohnes. See your GI doc or surgeon if it doesn't resolve soon. ...Read more
Yes: No mistaking it. The usual cause of a floating stool -- by far -- is gas bubbles. There's an individual who writes frequently with the obsessive fear of pancreatic cancer with basically no evidence. If you are suffering from obsessive thoughts that you have cancer, please get with someone who can help you manage these. ...Read more
Lower in Asia: IBS is present in 10% to 20% of adults in the US.  one study conducted in a health maintenance organization population showed the prevalence of iIBS symptoms in respondents to be 19.5%.  the prevalence is similar in Europe, although it may be lower in Asia and Africa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the intestinal disease caused by a single cell parasite from rat droppings in drinking water?
Possibly: Slipping rib syndrome is also known as tietze's syndrome. As like any joint, if you have increased flexibility, your ribs can easily move in and out of place as well. ...Read more
If floating stools were caused by pancreatic cancer, would they look obviously abnormal? Stool is brown, soft & formed but occ. Floats. Ct scan normal
Reiter's, correct?: "Reiter's syndrome" is now called reactive arthritis and can usually be managed when the underlying infection in gut or urethra or perhaps elsewhere is managed. Dr. Reiter's was an unrepentant Nazi who committed medical atrocities and actually did not discover the illness named for him. ...Read more
No: Apert syndrome is not a contagious illness.It is a recognized pattern of human malformation involving events during fetal development.Cases are thought to arise from a new mutation in genes, with a frequency of 1/70, 000 births. ...Read more
Are very foul smelling loose stools in infants without fever, mucus or blood a sign of Amoebic dysentery ?
Amoeba Shmomoeba...: Think about it this way: Whatever is causing the diarrhea, an infant is very sensitive to fluid loss, and other losses too.So if it has been excessive and persistent and the baby won't take enough fluids by mouth to compensate for the losses(dry mouth, decreased tears and urine volume, acting cranky and tired), it's time to see a doctor. Let him figure out the cause, whether amoeba or just a virus ...Read more
Diarrhea, intestinal: In leaky gut syndrome the lining of the intestine fails to carry out the role of protecting the body. The lining of gut is normally equipped with layers of immune cells as well as mechanisms to deal with changes in the environment in the intestine. When the barrier effect of the lining of the intestinal mucosa is lost, thousands of bacteria and fungi staying at the gut will cause many symptoms. ...Read more
L Nipple single duct discharge. Cytology report no malignant cells seen mostly proteinaceous material; rare foam cells and leukocytes present. ??
That's a rare one: I believe the disease can vary a lot. I have never personally seen a case. Evc can cause cleft palate and cleft lip. It also can cause teeth to be misshapen missing or in the wrong spots. Sometimes it will delay development and sometimes it will cause early eruption. Hope that helps. Nih will probably be the best source of info since it is so rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer