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If i had my gallbadder out and now i'm having orange stool that is oiley what does that mean?

If i had my gallbadder out and now i'm having orange stool that is oiley what does that mean?

Fat malabsorption : Oily stool that floats is classic for malabsorption. This is usually more indicative of chronic pancreatic disorders than gallbladder issues. Talk to your doctor about having some tests done to see if you are truly not absorbing. ...Read more

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Black stool with orange cloud. What could this mean?

Black stool with orange cloud. What could this mean?

Black stool : Regardless of what color cloud is needs workup. Most commonly its related to an upper GI bleed. You will need a full history to assess other symptoms and then workup. Please see a GI doctor. ...Read more

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Why would you have orange, oily stool?

Why would you have orange, oily stool?

Poly stool: Could be from fat malabsorption also called steatorhea . Can be associated with pancreatic disease or medications. ...Read more

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Why would I have dark orange oily stool?

Why would I have dark orange oily stool?

Fat droplet in stool: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications ; supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, ; other factors. You are describing steatorrhea--due to maldigestion, pancreatic insufficiency, ingestion of olestra or orlistat, high fat intake... ...Read more

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Orange colour stool is normal?

Yes: Stool comes in a range of colors. All shades of brown and even green are considered normal. Only rarely does stool color indicate a potentially serious intestinal condition. ...Read more

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When i go to the toilet sometimes after I have a stool i wipe and there is an orange jelly on tissue what could cause this?

When i go to the toilet sometimes after I have a stool i wipe and there is an orange jelly on tissue what could cause this?

See a GI doctor: Need a lot more information, examination and tests on the stools. You should definitely be seen and make sure this is not blood. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had orange stools for more than six months with no other identifiable symptoms. Is this something I should be concerned about?

I've had orange stools for more than six months with no other identifiable symptoms. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Stool change: Foods that can cause orange stools: sweet potatoes, carrots, winter squash, cilantro, thyme, kale, spinach, turnip greens & collards. Artificial food coloring & some meds (antacids) are other reasons. Inadequate bile, gallstones, blocked bile ducts, irritable bowel & diarrhea are possibilities especially with symptoms like diarrhea, constipation or abd.Discomfort. Stooling change warrants eval. ...Read more

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I just noticed a lot of pulp in my stool. I have been eating about 2 oranges a day for 2-3 days. Is this something I should worry about?

I just noticed a lot of pulp in my stool. I have been eating about 2 oranges a day for 2-3 days. Is this something I should worry about?

No: Some things are not digested and are normally expelled in your stool. Cell wall material from plants, fruits and veggies fall into this category. ...Read more

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What is wrong when your stool is orange and runny?

What is wrong when your stool is orange and runny?

We are what we eat: The orange color can be from your diet or medications - if this happens rarely it is something you are eating and i would not worry about it if this is a regular issue then it is something that needs to be checked out good luck! ...Read more

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I have oily orange stool with no major changes to my diet. Should i be concerned.

I have oily orange stool with no major changes to my diet. Should i be concerned.

See your doctor: See your doctor to discuss this. Sometimes stool can change from diet, medications, infection, or other problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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