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What Causes White Stringy Matter In Stool?

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Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2015
Question: I am being treated for for yeast in my belly with nystatin, also have a casein and gluten allergy. I noticed little long white stringy matter in my stool--could this be a parasite ?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Klerida Shehu (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
A photo of white stringy matter in your stool is needed

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concern.

Can you please provide a picture of the white stringy matter you found in your stool?

It will help me give you a more specific answer.
From what you are describing, it might be either parasite or fiber.

Looking forward to have the requested picture in.

Dr.Klerida
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What Causes White Stringy Matter In Stool?

Brief Answer: A photo of white stringy matter in your stool is needed Detailed Answer: Hi, I understand your concern. Can you please provide a picture of the white stringy matter you found in your stool? It will help me give you a more specific answer. From what you are describing, it might be either parasite or fiber. Looking forward to have the requested picture in. Dr.Klerida