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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Using the Occult Blood in Faeces kit my stools seem very sticky

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Using the Occult Blood in Faeces kit my stools seem very sticky and a bit solid. I had not noticed this when using the toilet bowl. Is this caused by bad diet ie too much fat? or what?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. Most likely, if the stools are sticky it's from some fat in the stool. That isn't anything too serious and means that some of the fat in your diet isn't being fully digested.
That in itself isn't dangerous or too serious but I'd suggest you let your doctor know about this and have a stool sample analyzed
Let me know if you need any more information please