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Stools with white clumps, stringy substances. Changed to high protein diet. Causes for symptoms?

The last 3 days I ve passed stools that appear to have white clumps of a stringy like substance intertwined in it. I have changed my diet and eat more protein than usual. I also started working out. The diet change was about a month ago as well as the working out. Any idea what it could be? Is it just something associated with the high protein diet and a reduction in carb intake?
Mon, 22 Apr 2019
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Hello,

Your symptoms seem to be related to parasites in the stool.

I suggest doing a stool test to confirm the diagnosis.

If the diagnosis is confirmed I suggest taking Mebendazole tablets.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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