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Had light yellow greasy stool since 3 days. is there anything serious & which medical tests should be done to know the exact problem?

Had light yellow greasy stool since 3 days. is there anything serious & which medical tests should be done to know the exact problem?

Yellow greasy stool: Sometimes when you eat butterfish you get orange oily stool . Oily stool usually represents malabsorption of fat so there is -high fat level ( steatorrhea) and so can be from pancreas , (bile acid decrease) gallbladder /liver issues rarely GERD/ celiac or giardia infection, hypothyroidism or Orlistat -used for weight loss . ...Read more

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I've been have greasy stool that smell really bad. Along with weight loss but I've noticed the stool vary in color from orange/reddish to green. ?

I've been have greasy stool that smell really bad. Along with weight loss but I've noticed the stool vary in color from orange/reddish to green. ?

Hang in there: Hello Mike, sorry to hear that you haven't been feeling well lately. Are there any foods which you notice that upset your stomach? There are several things to consider in order to come to a proper evaluation and try to narrow down the possible causes. Stress, new dietary changes, new medications, or recent illnesses can all contribute to your symptoms. I can help. Please contact me privately. ...Read more

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Intermitent LUQ pain for 3 weeks. Dull ache or rare sudden stabbing. Yellow or dark brown soft greasy stools. Not black. Lying down sometimes helps.

Intermitent LUQ pain for 3 weeks. Dull ache or rare sudden stabbing. Yellow or dark brown soft greasy stools. Not black. Lying down sometimes helps.

LLQ pain: Even though your gallbladder is on the right side of the abd, you can have left sided pain with GB problems. The stomach can also be an etiology. Other causes may be pancreas, kidney and GI issues. You need to see your MD, get blood work done and prob have an abd US to find the etiology. ...Read more

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I have sleeping disorder since months & strong Headache, Fatigue, BodyPain, Yellow Greasy Stool since 3,4 days.I smoke/take Tea too much and eat less.

I have sleeping disorder since months & strong Headache, Fatigue, BodyPain, Yellow Greasy Stool since 3,4 days.I smoke/take Tea too much and eat less.

Fibromyalgia ?: 25y male c/o "fatigue, body pain, headache, sleep disorder" & needs general medical exam to rule out a systemic disorder. These symptoms are signature symptoms of fibromyalgia; which should be considered if no definite diagnosis is discovered. In young males participation in extreme sports with acute-severe or chronic-repetitive low back and pelvic injury from blows to the buttocks can initiate. ...Read more

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Have enlarged spleen and gallstones...Horrible stomach and back pain. Loss of appetite, eating makes the pain worse. Stomach cramps and greasy stools?

Have enlarged spleen and gallstones...Horrible stomach and back pain. Loss of appetite, eating makes the pain worse. Stomach cramps and greasy stools?

See a surgeon: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. Your spleen may or may not have anything to do with your symptoms. Do you have other illnesses?> anemia? Have you seen an md? Have you had any surgery before? The majority of your symptoms may benefit from removal of your gallbladder but the spleen should be worked-up. ...Read more