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What causes feces to float?

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What it mean when your feces float
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 in General Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Much vegetables/fiber in it!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Feces floats when its density is lower than that of water. It happens mostly after consuming leafy foods and vegetables. There is nothing wrong and this should be transient and not permanent. Unless you have any other symptoms, there is nothing to worry about.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if you meed more information and clarifications.
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