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... My son was diagnosed at birth and was started on enzymes right away so he never really had the chance to malabsorb his food. On occasion he has had some oily stools. Its like the oil seeps into the diaper lining and you can see oily spots on and through the diaper. ... (3 replies)
... My daughter sometimes has mucusy stools, but mostly we see the oily stools. They look like oil is literally sitting on the stool. Sometimes it all still gets confusing to us, too. ... (6 replies)
... can affect the pancrease and digestive system. My son has to take digestive enzymes when he eats fats or protein, otherwise he has very loose, bulky, sometimes oily stools. ... (3 replies)

... years old. She also had the frequent, oily stools, rounded belly, fingers shrivel rapidly in water, salty skin. I wish you and your family the best. ... (6 replies)
... When he got into food is when I noticed the oily substance, because he needed his enzymes increased. ... (4 replies)
... DS' stools with not enough digestive enzymes were fluffy like cake frosting when he was a baby. Yellowish with flecks of green. ... (11 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)
... eats more than expected there will be a oil slick in the toilet. Sometimes orangish that looks like the fat from frying hamburger. Greasy, oily, bulky stools can indicate CF. ... (14 replies)
... Her stools have been like that of cake frosting but I do not see any oily or fatty substance in her diapers. She currently takes Mirolax because if she doesn't, she has trouble going to the bathroom. ... (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)
Could it be CF?
Nov 14, 2010
... DS was diagnosed due to a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus. Without digestive enzymes he has frequent, sometimes oily, bulky stools. He does sweat a lot, but not sure if it's a cf thing. What IS a CF thing is that he sweats out a lot of salt. He's very salty, crazes salt. Needs salt if he's playing outside. He had a distended belly when he was younger -- once... (8 replies)
... cheesy smelling, stools if he doesn't get enough enzymes to digest his food. ... (7 replies)
Apr 15, 2004
... My 10-month old has been on Actigall (bile salts) since birth. Last appointment the doctor increased the dosage because of his growth. A couple weeks before we'd been battling constipation and now we're dealing with looser, almost looks oily, orange stools. Just not sure if this is normal baby starting to eat different foods, or a reaction to changes in his medication. ... (5 replies)

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