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... Everyone with Cf is so different but my daughter's stools were as you descibed mucousy and slimey looking.They were also very fatty looking on the diaper. Usually a strange greeny colour with a very offensive smell. ... (3 replies)
... When my son was bottle fed, I never saw greasy stools, his were just frequent- 4-5 a day and sometimes looked foamy, they were yellowish. When he got into food is when I noticed the oily substance, because he needed his enzymes increased. The oil was orangey- and I saw it mostly on his diaper- it looked kind of like orange cooking oil. We haven't had this happen often. ... (4 replies)
... I keep eading infants with cf tend to have "greasy" stools. My 8wk old has had very odd sools consistently since 2wks old. Now his growth as all but stopped and we're being talked to about testing for cf. This is my 4th son and the first babe with this type of poo. i'v described it as quite mucousy- slimey almsot stringy instead of the seedy yellow that hsi brothers had.... (3 replies)

... very thin, had no cough, did not have greasy stools, had salty tasting skin, did not have bulky stools, but they were rather foamy, was dx failure to thrive, then developed pnuemonia. ... (5 replies)
Greasy Stool?
Mar 28, 2007
... I'd also heard that breast milk actually has enzymes in it, so the stools of bf babies aren't as bad as formula fed babies. That's apparently not the case with you. ... (6 replies)
... Sounds more like allergy/chronic sinus problems to me. While there are people diagnosed at a later age, think you'd probably have more problems... And while I do feel some holistic methods are beneficial, those of us who have children with CF already feel overwhelmed with the number of medications used just to help maintain their health. What are the symptoms of cystic... (5 replies)
... Hi, I'm a mother of a 2yr old with CF. I diagnosed my son at 5 months by reading the symptoms on the CF website-- Greasy stools - there's an oily substance that would show on the diaper & BM. Its mostly the mal-absorbed fat from food. My son did not have this- Frequent and or foul smelling stools- my sons were just frequent Hearty appetite with little weight gain... (4 replies)
Greasy Stool?
Feb 5, 2007
... Shiny -- as if oil was poured over it. When DS was on formula, his tended to smell like feta cheese (sorry tmi) and was almost a creamy, fluffy consistency. Looser stools. "not well formed" There's also the float test -- now that DS is potty trained, if he's malaborbing, his poo tends to float and sometimes it looks as if there's an oil slick on top of the water. (6 replies)
Anybody else?
Oct 21, 2005
... My 13 montho-old daughter is having trouble gaining weight. Her enzyme dosage seems to be good because she does not have any signs of malapsorbtion (gas, bloating, greasy stools) and she has been on a high calorie diet since she was just a few months old. She now drinks Pediasure, Just For Kids, and we use Duocal in everything. And still she only weighs 16 pounds, 14... (10 replies)
... tasting skin, persistent cough, anemic...Many physicians ignore nutrition altogether...The fact that she had so many greasy stools and was severely anemic due to malabsorption should have been big clues. Physicians do not always try to get to the root of the problem.... ... (12 replies)
... otherwise they have loose, sometimes foul smelling, greasy stools. Before each meal, we sprinkle the contents of a couple of the capsules on applesauce and then feed him. ... (6 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 2, 2005
... I have kissed her and she does not taste salty. The foul and greasy stools started about four weeks ago. Thanks! ... (6 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 2, 2005
... My 16 month old daughter has Type I diabetes, and about four weeks ago she started having orange greasy stools (really stink) and she has not gained any weight from her 12 mo. to 15 mo. check up (she weight 18lbs). She has had RSV once and several colds. We had a sweat test done on her, she tested boderline, we are having st repeated tomorrow. What does this mean? Do you... (6 replies)
... When my son was a baby, the first 3 month of life I breast fed, I did not really notice any greasy stools. But every diaper was a poopy diaper, that was about 6 or 8 times a day. Being a new mom I didn't really realize that this was a abmormal thing. ... (4 replies)
... e answers as to why our infant has problems with constipation. Unfortunately, all we were told is how odd that is 'cuz CF kids usually have problems with loose, greasy stools. At the beginning, when first getting his enzymes adjusted we had problems like that. ... (2 replies)
Cycstic fibrosis
Jan 27, 2003
... ith your sons doctor but it's a suggestion if you haven't thought of it. A couple of the ways to tell if there is or might be a malabsorbtion problem is fatty or greasy stools, really exceptionally smelly, a bloated or extended belly, perhaps even an aversion to certain fatty foods. ... (8 replies)
... Sometimes shiny, greasy looking stools? ... (4 replies)
Poo Question
Sep 21, 2004
... however, the first few stools when he was on pregestimil were soft and the color of grass. Doctors told us that was good, when we thought it looked awful. ... (3 replies)
... however, he was born with a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus. He has greasy loose stools if he doesn't get enough enzymes, he's got a poochy belly. His blood tests showed two copies of the cf mutation delta f508. ... (6 replies)
... He doesnt taste salty but then he doesnt sweat so that might be the reason, when I asked the dr about it yesterday she said being sweatless is not a symptom of cf so I of course asked if that would have an impact on whether he would even be able to taste salty and she didnt seem to think so. All I know is when i change his diaper ( he isnt trained yet this is the month when... (14 replies)




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