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Pale stools with white balls, very bad smell - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   I have been noticing that my stool has changed to a tan color and there are white pieces that look solid now in the stool. It started about a week ago and was wondering what could be causing this. It does not hurt to go to the bathroom and I do not have any other symptoms.
Doctor :   hi
User :   THere are little white balls in the stool
User :   hello
Doctor :   this is since when?
User :   a week ago
Doctor :   did you check this with doctor?
User :   no
Doctor :   it requires stool examination to know what it is
User :   ok
Doctor :   what other symptom do you have?
User :   none....just pale stool that has white balls in it. My stool sinks to the bottom as well..
Doctor :   ok

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