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@johnwes5819 Has anyone checked your liver and gall bladder function? The liver produces bile which emulsifies fats during digestion, and it is what gives color to your stool. The bile is stored in the gall bladder and squirts it into the small intestine through the bile duct. If anything is blocking the duct such as gallstones, it will prevent some of the bile from getting through. Gall stones can become huge like the tip of your finger. I don't have them, but a friend of mine has had them and she was very ill before surgery removed them. If the timing of how fast things move through the intestines is sped up, the stool can be lighter. The stool is actually white in color if there is no bile. that of course is a question to ask a doctor because one cause of a blocked bile duct could be pancreatic cancer that is in the area and a mass could compress the duct. I also sent you a message.

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Thank you for the reply and message @jenniferhunter

This was my result from my hepatic echo.

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Real-time sonographic examination right upper quadrant obtained. The gallbladder is unremarkable. No gallstones are seen. No biliary dilatation was seen. Common bile duct measures 2 mm. Heterogeneous known uniform echo pattern liver is seen. No discrete focal liver lesions were seen. No solid or cystic lesions were seen. No intrahepatic bile duct dilatation was seen. Findings suggest liver parenchymal disease. Correlate clinically. Pancreas not seen due to bowel gas. No fluid seen right upper quadrant.
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It made sense that it says "findings suggest liver parenchymal disease" but after seeing two gasterologist/liver specialist, they both agreed it was possible fatty liver which is very common. So there was no more look into the liver.

Hi johnwes5819. Have you had a colonoscopy performed? If yes, did they do a biopsy of your colon? I had extreme explosive diarrhea, yellow/white diarrhea, diarrhea with undigested food in the matter, sticky bowel movements, hair loss, brain fog, fatigue and heart problems. Luckily, the gastroenterologist perfomed a biopsy. I was diagnosed with Microscopic Colitis. First thing they want to do is put you on horrible medication that does not work!!! The GI specialists treat MC like a gnat bite. NO medication works for MC – only DIET. If you suspect MC, don't get bamboozled into the drug run around. Only DIET works. I don't care for gastroenterologists. Most are useless. MC is a disease that goes undiagnosed. I was thinking of helping a GI/Researcher gain awareness of MC. He wants me to help him because he has MC, but I can't help because much of the time I am wearing diapers and have embarrassing accidents.My Gut has to heal and that's through diet, not drugs.