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I've had floating stool 3 days, then small non-floating stool, then floatin

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I've had floating stool for about 3 days, then small non-floating stool, then floating, then non floating this has been going on for about 1 month.
No weight loss, just more gas. No other symptoms.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.
This is Dr. Davidyour symptoms could be due to irritable bowel syndromeor it could be just normal variation in your stools from differences in what you eat daily .since you are over age 50, you still need a screening colonoscopy since everyone over age 50 should get a screening colonoscopy.your symptoms are not pointing towards cancer at this point.let me know if i you have questions.