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Fatty Stool (Definition)

Fatty stool is a clinical finding in which stool is oily and likely floats. This is often due ...Read more


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Mom said shes had floating fatty stool for the last few months. No other symptoms? What could this be?

Mom said shes had floating fatty stool for the last few months. No other symptoms? What could this be?

Poop check: Floating, fatty stools can be a sign that either fat in the diet is not properly being broken down (by pancreatic enzymes) or is not being absorbed by the intestines. There are many potential causes for this but it is recommended that this be evaluated by a health care professional who may want to do both stool and blood tests. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

heme test stool
daily
dietary changes
3x day
stool softener
3x day
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Severe bloating wind and fatty stool also heavy drink and amphetimine user most weekends?

Severe bloating wind and fatty stool also heavy drink and amphetimine user most weekends?

What is the question: I'll agree that you've punctuated your statement with a question mark but I don't think that automatically makes the statement into a question. If you'll reask your question then, I'm sure someone will be able to answer. ...Read more

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Ithink my panctitis, s chronic now. Pain all the time, yellow fatty stool, urine taffy like. Docs say all test came back ok? Why im in pain then?

Ithink my panctitis, s chronic now. Pain all the time, yellow fatty stool, urine taffy like. Docs say all test came back ok? Why im in pain then?

Gallbladder or liver: If your stools are indeed yellow, possible causes are gallbladder disease. Fatty yellow stools are a characteristic of a parasitic infection which is quite common - giardia - but i would not expect constant pain with giardia. Clay colored stools indicate insufficient bile, potential liver disease. Liver or bile duct disease can cause dark urine. See your doctor and ask about these possibilities. ...Read more

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Diarrhea for 2 months lost 18lbs. Has gotten worse sharp pains in upper right abdomen, ate something saw it in stool 4hrs later, fatty stool-concerned?

Diarrhea for 2 months lost 18lbs. Has gotten worse sharp pains in upper right abdomen, ate something saw it in stool 4hrs later, fatty stool-concerned?

Don't wait: Have you seen your doctor recently? With such a drastisch weight löss in such little time and with continued diarrhea, you need to visit your doctor right away. You Will need Some blood work done, imagine studies and possibly an endoscopy. ...Read more

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Smtimes pain after eating+diarrhea+smelly n fatty stool+i got asymtomatic cholecystitis+i also had pruritis....What do u suggest?

Smtimes pain after eating+diarrhea+smelly n fatty stool+i got asymtomatic cholecystitis+i also had pruritis....What do u suggest?

Pancreas: You may want to get your pancreas checked out to make sure you don't have pancreatic insufficiency. This is done with a test where you eat a standard meal with known fat quantity, then measure the amount of fat in the stool over a certain timeframe. You would probably have to go to a referral hospital, and that would be most likely to be done within the gastroenterology dept. ...Read more

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Is fatty stool normally regular in shape, color and diameter?

Stool: Generally bulky, light-colored (grey-yellow), greasy and oily, floats and smells foul. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with u colitis. What is the best treatment ? Also passing a little blood with stool.

Diagnosed  with  u colitis. What is the best treatment ? Also passing a little blood with stool.

Followv up w gi doc: Acute flare up with steroid but many option regarding with maintenance treatment. Your local GI guy would be best serve you. ...Read more

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Ulceritive colitis blood in stool for months now. What is the best treatment?

Ulceritive colitis blood in stool for months now. What is the best treatment?

You need to get: To a specialist right away. It sounds like you are having an acute flare up. This can result in a life-threatening emergency. ...Read more

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