Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
162 Doctors are Online

Orange grease bubbles in stool. Have had black stools. What about this is concerning?

I am having orange grease bubbles in my stool. I have not changed my diet at all and I do not eat many fatty foods do to the fact that I constantly battle with controlling my weight. I have had black stools in the past but never thought much about it. This is just too weird for me. Should I be concerned? I am a college student with no insurance so I don t want to go to the doctor unless I have to because I have no money to pay them with...
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  305
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello Dear
Black stool with orange bubbles is a matter of concern in any age. Black stool is due to blood in stool. This can be due to liver disorder or infection of lower GI track.
Get your liver function test, stool for occult blood and Colonoscopy done. If you have no money than follow some instructions: Take higher fiber diet, avoid alcohol and smoking, chew your food properly, avoid fatty and oily food, plenty of water and can take laxative or stool softener.
If this helps you than carry on with following the instruction otherwise you have go through the investigation and consult your doctor.
Best Wishes and have a speedy recovery.
Answered: Thu, 11 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor