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195 Possible Causes for Bulky Stool

  • Steatorrhea

    […] by a number of symptoms: Foul-smelling stools Bulky stool Pale stools Red and bloody stools Loose stools Greasy stools Steatorrhea Diagnosis Testing for the root problem[] Therapy with potent pancreatic enzymes usually reduces the passage of bulky stools and permits significant weight gain.[] Steatorrhea in Absorption disorders - cause abnormal absorption which may result in fat not being digested and excreted in stool Steatorrhea Symptoms Steatorrhea can be identified[]

  • Whipple Disease

    Symptoms In addition to weight and muscle loss, malabsorption may lead to diarrhea, bloating, cramping, frequent bulky stools, and a distended stomach.[] […] that are bulky, greasy, foul smelling, difficult to flush away, and leave a film of oil in the toilet pan after flushing.[] […] tract, resulting in weight loss, diarrhoea from malabsorption (the commonest symptom), and less often abdominal pain. 13 , 14 Fat malabsorption (steatorrhoea) results in stools[]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    stools Celiac Screening: Blood tests are used to screen for celiac disease.[] Consult your child's doctor if your child is pale, irritable or failing to grow or has a potbelly and foul-smelling, bulky stools.[] […] in your child: Digestive discomfort or diarrhea lasting more than two weeks Pale appearance Irritability Failure to grow or the development of a potbelly Foul-smelling or bulky[]

  • Constipation

    A diet with 20 to 35 grams of fiber daily helps in the formation of soft, bulky stool.[] Bulk Forming Agents: These are made of indigestible fibre, which absorbs and retains fluid and helps to form a soft, bulky stool (e.g., Metamucil , Prodiem ).[] (Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) journal), the intake of fiber promotes smooth digestion and helps in producing bulky stools that are easier to pass.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Other symptoms you may have: Frequent diarrhea Bad-smelling and loose stool Stools that are light in color or bulky Stools that are hard to flush away because they float or[] You may have light-colored , foul-smelling stools that are soft and bulky . Stools are difficult to flush and may float or stick to the sides of the toilet bowl .[] Oily stools Skin changes Steatorrhoea (greasy, pale, bulky, and offensive-smelling stools) Undigested food in stools Vitamin B12 deficiency Malabsorption can also affect[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    stools or difficulty with bowel movements Male infertility Amy, a 6-year old with CF Listen to CF clinicians explain: Which body parts are affected by CF Common CF symptoms[] Treatment for Digestive Problems CF can cause many digestive problems, such as bulky stools, intestinal gas, a swollen belly, severe constipation, and pain or discomfort.[] […] phlegm Frequent lung infections including pneumonia or bronchitis Wheezing or shortness of breath Poor growth or weight gain in spite of a good appetite Frequent greasy, bulky[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Steatorrhea (foul-smelling, pale, bulky, and greasy stools) is common.[] In the initial phase complaints include fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, severe vomiting , dehydration , and numerous bulky, frothy, greasy, light-coloured stools.[]

  • Celiac Disease

    Consult your child's doctor if your child is pale, irritable or failing to grow or has a potbelly and foul-smelling, bulky stools.[] Symptoms in children include abdominal bloating, bulky, very foul-smelling stools, and failure to grow.[] Steatorrhea (foul-smelling, pale, bulky, and greasy stools) ranges from mild to severe (7 to 50 g of fat/day).[]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    stools abundant with fat (steatorrhea) that are difficult to flush away.[] Steatorrhea Stools that are fatty, pale, bulky, bad smelling, and difficult to flush are called steatorrhea. This is a common symptom of severe EPI.[] Most of these stools were described as small, but some of them were large and bulky. Her stool pattern remained unchanged during subsequent follow-up.[]

  • Carcinoid Tumor

    stools, gastrointestinal (GI) bleed or steatorrhea; may or may not be associated with abdominal pain, flushing, and cramps Cardiac manifestations (60%): Valvular heart lesions[] In these patients, the stool is frothy, watery and bulky. Asthma-like syndrome or wheezing is caused by the constriction of the bronchi.[] […] itching, rash, sweating, palpitation, upper-body erythema and edema, salivation, diaphoresis, lacrimation, and diarrhea Diarrhea and malabsorption (84%): Watery, frothy, or bulky[]

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