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WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN YOU HAVE WHITE BLOOD CELLS IN YOUR

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN YOU HAVE WHITE BLOOD CELLS IN YOUR STOOLS?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 7 years ago.
Hello,

Sorry for your sufferings.

I need to know some points regarding your query before answering your question.

What are your symptoms?

Why the test was taken?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Lost 30 lbs in 6 months time because of diareha, so the test was done. No bleeding or anything else showed on the test. This has been going on for about a year.
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 7 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

White blood cell usually indicates that there is an ongoing inflammation.

This can be inflammation as from ulcerative colitis.

Infection can also cause white blood cells to appear in stool.

That is why you have been put on antibiotics.

If the diarrhea & weight loss continue, a colonoscopy can be necessary.

I hope this information helps.

Happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
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