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hi ihave noticed yellow oval shapes in my stools.Iam on

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar


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Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2019 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: hi ihave noticed yellow oval shapes in my stools.Iam on metforminxr 2000 perday.could these be undigested pills as they contain a white substance like mashed potato
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
possible worm infestation

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Very likely they are egg or larvae of the worms living in intestines.

Take a course of deworming therapy (you may need a prescription from your local physician).
Tab Bandy plus containing Albendazole 400mg with Ivermectin 8mg at night. Chew the tablet every night for 3 days.

Thanks, and you would be fine soon.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

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