Oily film in toilet bowl

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jeanneac
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   Posted 7/23/2010 7:06 AM (GMT -7)   
Does this mean I have malabsorption or a gall bladder issue? At first, I ignored it b/c I thought it came from my wipes but I just put some wipes in the toilet by themselves and there was no oily film. I had a bad morning with diarrhea. Ugh!!!!!
d 1/09 with colitis sigmoid colon with some diverticular disease as well
IBS, high BP, fibromyalgia, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
claritin, diovan, progesterone, VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D, colazal, plaquenil, omeprazole for reflux, wellbutrin, 5 mg prednisone/day.
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Positive ANA, LOTS of joint pain followed by a recent set back with the colitis.


karasmommy
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   Posted 7/23/2010 7:30 AM (GMT -7)   
I have this same problem some days- my GI told me that it was because I am not absorbing fat properly, especially with constant diarrhea or rapid transit :)

So I guess that would be malabsorption...
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MMMNAVY
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   Posted 7/23/2010 7:32 AM (GMT -7)   
it is basically your food is shooting thru your body too fast...
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jeanneac
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   Posted 7/23/2010 11:07 AM (GMT -7)   
So, it sounds like it is somewhat "normal" when you have diarrhea then, so I won't worry. My stools don't float, so I guess I am ok. I wonder sometimes if it could be causing the diarrhea. I don't eat a high fat diet either.
d 1/09 with colitis sigmoid colon with some diverticular disease as well
IBS, high BP, fibromyalgia, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
claritin, diovan, progesterone, VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D, colazal, plaquenil, omeprazole for reflux, wellbutrin, 5 mg prednisone/day.
Blood test positive for Crohn's via prometheus ibd serology panel ASCA
Positive ANA, LOTS of joint pain followed by a recent set back with the colitis.


Roni
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   Posted 7/23/2010 11:11 AM (GMT -7)   
As far as I learned, it doesn't matter whether your stools float or not. That has to do with fat content too.
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