Oil droplets in the water are a sign of steatorrhea (malabsorption of fats). In someone with a history of GI symptoms, the most likely causes are celiac disease and Crohn's disease. I hope it doesn't recur, but if he starts to see this relatively frequently, he should probably have a GI work up.
[Sorry, I was replying to your question about your husband, Fitzy, but somehow the reply showed up in a new thread.]
This is from Writer I just put it in the right place.
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