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What Is The Best Treatment For Fatty Stool
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
Stool: Generally bulky, light-colored (grey-yellow), greasy and oily, floats and smells foul. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is normal transit time from food to stool? Sometimes mine is as little as 10 hours. Fatty stool mucus urgency. Normal flex sig,and fc elastase
Check gallbladder: there are many causes for fatty stools which usually will come out loose. 10 hrs is actually not bad, some people have to go right after each meal. But, RUQ pain can indicate GB problem, which in turn can cause poor digestion of fat. So, avoid fatty foods, oily foods and ask a doctor to get a test for GB function. (It's a start). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Determine cause: Black stools could be due to iron supplements, bismuth antidiarrheal agent (e.g. Pepto bismol), or bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract or sometimes right side of the colon. Bleeding can cause black, sticky, smelly bowel movements. If not taking iron or busmuth, or it continues after stopping, it really is necessary to get seen and be sure there is not a serious but treatable cause.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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