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What is the normal average pH value of stool?

What is the normal average pH value of stool?

7 - 7.5: The normal stool pH for children and adults is 7 - 7.5. A pH less than 5.5 is considered to be acidic; common causes include poor absorption of carbohydrates or fat. A high pH may be seen with antibiotic use, inflammation / colitis, certain colon polyps, and sometimes colon cancer. ...Read more

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For about two years I've had chronic pruritus - for various reasons I suspected PBC. For past months I've had very sticky stools, and tested positive for blood in stools, though color is normal. I'm vegetarian so less fat in diet than average. I'm now

For about two years I've had chronic pruritus - for various reasons I suspected  PBC. For past months I've had very sticky stools, and tested positive for blood in stools, though color is normal.  I'm vegetarian so less fat in diet than average.  I'm now

Gastroenterologist.: Since you have been found to have blood in your stool, it is vital to see a gastroenterologist ASAP. While you are there, you can discuss your symptoms that may be related to PBC. A simple blood test could determine if that is likely. Do not delay getting your blood in the stool checked out! Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the normal pH of urine &stool &stomach?

What is the normal pH of urine &stool &stomach?

PH of urine, stool,: Ph is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of water soluble substances (ph stands for 'potential of hydrogen'). A ph value is a number from 1 to 14, with 7 as the (neutral) point. Normal ph of urine has a range-4.6--8 normal ph of stool has a range-7--7.5 normal ph of stomach has a range-1.5--3.5. Please see your physician for the meaning of specific ph in the context of your medical condition. ...Read more

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I am 24 yrs old male, my stool analysis have the pH value alkaline pH8.0 , and it have 1-3 pus cells, are these values in the normal range ?

I am 24 yrs old male, my stool analysis have the pH value alkaline pH8.0 , and it have 1-3 pus cells, are these values in the normal range ?

Normal, irrelevant: Despite advice you can find on line, "stool analysis" is not recommended except specific tests for particular problems in people with symptoms or otherwise at high risk for certain digestive or intestinal disorders. In a healthy person without symptoms, these findings are meaningless. See your doctor if you have symptoms like unexplained diarrhea, abdominal pain, etc. Otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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In a 16 mo old boy is 11% fecal fat considered normal? What about a stool pH of 8.5?

In a 16 mo old boy is 11% fecal fat considered normal? What about a stool pH of 8.5?

Stool is alkaline: The best way to evaluate stool fat is by collecting 24 hours stool. The normal is less than 7 grams. The stool is usually alkaline so ph of 8.5 is not worrisome. ...Read more

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Darker than normal stool.

Depends: If melena (black, tarry) this may represent bleeding. Otherwise likely a consequence of what you consumed. ...Read more

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Which colour stool is normal?

Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile — a yellow-green fluid that digests fats — in your stool. As bile pigments travel through your gastrointestinal tract, they are chemically altered by enzymes — changing the pigments from green to brown. ...Read more

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Mocus on stool? Is that normal?

Not normal but: Likely not serious or it could be a sign of ibd/ inflammmatory bowel disease. See ur pcp or GI for work up. Take care! http://ibdcrohns.About.Com/od/relatedconditions/f/mucusstool.Htm. ...Read more