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Bowel movements r fatty, slimy and greasy and float. Yuck. ! blood wk for Celiac disease negative. Can you help?

 

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So first, I was wondering if this might have something to do with your diet because I remember this was a side effect of 1) eating olestra (fat free chips) and 2) some of the weight loss medications.

Then I looked to see why this happens and the explanation was malabsorption. 

Here is an older article on Olestra but it gave me lots of good information.

Hope this helps!



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