How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask PvtCareDr Your Own Question
PvtCareDr, Doctor
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 1060
Experience:  Doctor with experience of many years in General Practice.
Type Your Health Question Here...
PvtCareDr is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have been having very light or tan bowel movements for the

Customer Question

I have been having very light brown or tan bowel movements for the past month or so, they are well formed and pass easily. I had been diagnosed with H Pylori and just had a colonoscopy (no polyps)
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  PvtCareDr replied 10 years ago.


Were there any significant findings in colonoscopy ?

What about your symptoms ?

What is your chief complaint ?

Your age and sex ?

B.P and Pulse ?

Height and weight ?

Customer: replied 10 years ago.
I was just told that there wasn't any polyps. I just had this done on January 30th, and my other smyptoms are pain and burning under the ribs, heart burn with a sore throat. I have had periods of chills and nerve tingling on ocassion on all different parts of my body.
Expert:  PvtCareDr replied 10 years ago.


An H.pylori infection can cause Gastritis resulting in heart burn and burning pain under ribs . Sore throat can be due to inflammation of pharynx . ? ?Viral pharyngitis .

Also tingling sensation you describe can be due to peripheral neuropathy .Peripheral neuropathy is a term used to describe disorders of your peripheral nervous system. Your peripheral nervous system includes nerves in your face, arms, legs, torso, and some nerves in your skull .Peripheral neuropathy often affects people with diabetes and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Certain vitamin deficiencies, some medications and alcoholism can also damage Peripheral nerves .

This needs further evaluation by your physician .

PvtCareDr and 2 other Health Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Dr Anil Munjal's Post: could you please reply to light brown feces?
Expert:  PvtCareDr replied 10 years ago.

Healthy bowel motions are brown . Light-coloured faeces usually means that bile salts are absent .

Check this link