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I've had floating stool for about 3 days, then small

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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

your symptoms could be due to irritable bowel syndrome

or 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.