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Doctor insights on: Oily Substance In Stool

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What foods cause orange oily fat in stool?

What foods cause orange oily fat in stool?

Fatty Foods.: Not normal to have orange oily fat in stools. Body usually absorbs 100% of fats consumed. There is something wrong, either medications like 'orlistat' or Alli, or deficiencies of enzymes are causing this. Sometimes a parasitic infection can cause this. See your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Is oily stool a sign of malabsorption

Is oily stool a sign of malabsorption

Possibly: It is more likely indicative of a bad dietary intake. ...Read more

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Creamy coloured poo in an adult?

Creamy coloured poo in an adult?

Doctor can check: Light colored poo can be due to not enough bile getting into the intestine. If a person has gall bladder disease or some other bile blockage, such symptoms can occur. A primary care doctor can evaluate and order some tests. ...Read more

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I often have much mucus(white/ yellowish brown jelly type)wth stool. Utmost rarely i'v seen traces of blood(with mucus)in stool.No pain.A lot of farting. Stool is very soft,unformd & brownish. 2-3 moves/day. No change in bowel habit. Blood HB Ok. CA?

I often have much mucus(white/ yellowish brown jelly type)wth stool. Utmost rarely i'v seen traces of blood(with mucus)in stool.No pain.A lot of farting. Stool is very soft,unformd & brownish. 2-3 moves/day. No change in bowel habit. Blood HB Ok. CA?

Ask your doctor: to do a stool culture &check blood in stool too. You won't know until you go. Also make sure your diet is 'clean;' no fried foods, processed, dairy, wheat, sugars, sodas, desserts & other irritating foods. Your colon health is critical.You're 2 young to have CA, but you could have irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel disease if you let it go. So check it out & feel better! Probiotics will help. ...Read more

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Ostomy output is floating in toilet, frothy, foul fatty smell, glistening and shiny/oily in appearance. Possible causes?

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

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Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need a colonoscopy ...Read more

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Stools with undigested food; diarrhea ranging from watery, explosive, difficulty letting it out; usually darkmustard colored; slimy; fish odor; foamy?

Stools with undigested food; diarrhea ranging from watery, explosive, difficulty letting it out; usually darkmustard colored; slimy; fish odor; foamy?

?celiac disease: Your symptoms are consistent with an intestinal malabsorption disorder and sensitivity to gluten(celiac disease) is suggested. See your physician who will order the appropriate tests and, if needed, send you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Soft fluffy non greasy stool after gallbladder surgery green and yellowish in color not greasy not diarrhea just loose consistency once a day?

Soft fluffy non greasy stool after gallbladder surgery green and yellowish in color not greasy not diarrhea just loose consistency once a day?

Avoid fatty foods: it is very common to have after GB surgery for few month. If troublesome watch what you eat. You may realize how much fat in some foods- regular milk can add to problem. ...Read more

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Is it bad if i'm having light orange greasy oily substance from anus?

Is it bad if i'm having light orange greasy oily substance from anus?

Maybe: If you're on one of the diet aids that inhibit fat absorption, this isi a common side effect. If you aren't, you may want to see your doctor, who will discuss your diet in detail (be honest) and your meds and supplements. ...Read more

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Long thin diarrhea, undigested food in stool, gallstones, sign of gallbladder cancer?

Long thin diarrhea, undigested food in stool, gallstones, sign of gallbladder cancer?

Unlikely: Gall bladder cancer is uncommon. Please consult this site for information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gallbladder-cancer/basics/definition/con-20023909 ...Read more

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Is blood in stool solid? I've been eating things w/ tomatoes in it a lot and now have red pieces in my stool that are chunks you can remove frm stool

Is blood in stool solid? I've been eating things w/ tomatoes in it a lot and now have red pieces in my stool that are chunks you can remove frm stool

Could be tomato skin: Tomato skins, even cooked, are usually not digested and may be excreted in the stool. If you have any doubt you may ask your doctor for FIT test that tests for blood in stool, originating the colon. ...Read more