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Oily Stools

Oily stools or greasy stools indicate digestive disorders or malabsorption. Abdominal cramps, indigestion, bloating, gas, etc., are the symptoms associated with oily stools. Oily stools can be seen in the case of pancreatic disease, Whipple disease, food intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, cystic fibrosis, etc.

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I am 71-year-old, and my stool is light yellow colored. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 71 years old and have light yellow-colored stools. I am taking Rosuvastatin for five days. No other symptoms. Is there need for concern? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have read your query and am sorry for such discomfort. Is there foul smell associated with it? Kindly revert. Thank you.  Read Full »

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