(Warning Picture Included) Yellow stool for months and a second colour just appearing.

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hello , i have yellow floating fatty stool for months however i didnt pay much attention and thought it was normal. however in the past week i have had cramping and severe bloating/flactulence and i have noticed a second colour and mucus alongside my poo. is the second colour blood like? (im colour blind) any ideas what it could be?image

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    could be a few things. fatty stool is a sign of malabsorption, could be an issue with liver, gallbladder, pancreas, you could have a gi infection. there are a number of issues, you would need to go doctors. what other symptoms do you have, age? etc

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    I have had the same issue since Jan 2017 along with upper left abdominal pains. I have had many many scans, blood tests, and endoscopy with nothing to note but Gastritis and low Amalayse. I have found however, only 1 solution which I discovered the past two days has given me non fatty floating stool two days in a row, for the first time since Jan 2017. I have been taking a liquid antacid that contains the following ingredients:

    Aluminum Hydroxide - 400mg

    Magnesium Hydroxide - 400mg

    Simethicone - 40mg

    Regular tablets haven't done a thing, and attempts at probiotics, vitamin regiments, and dietary changes (literally dozens of different ones) have not worked. I am keeping my fingers crossed that the good results will continue and after I finish this bottle that I will remain symptom free. Perhaps may just be severe gastritis causing malabsorption? We shall see.

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