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lisa71971 posted:
I have had yellow stools for about 3 months now. Always yellow. I have upper right quadrant pain...lower/mid right back pain...feels muscular. also pain in my lower righ abdomen. I went to the er they did a bunch of tests and couldn't find anything wrong. Do they test for cancer when they take blood at the er? He said I was healthy. Could this be from my back being messed up? Maybe from my spine causing the muscles to be out of whack causing pressure somewhere? I feel fine other wise. This all started when I started wearing heals. I got a new job and I wore heals for a week. But that was 3 months ago..I am going to see a gastroentologist in January, but this yellow stool worrries me.
Thanks for any insighe anyone can give me.
Eloise0613 responded:
I have no idea... I would go see another specialist if yours is not helping you because that does not sound normal at all.
calgal37 responded:
Lisa, some of the symptoms sound like you may be having a problem with your gallbladder. Have you asked your doc if he's considered that? Testing for that condition would include a gallbladder ultrasound and HIDA scan with CCK injection along with a blood test that checks your liver and pancreatic enzyme levels.

You may want to consider following a low fat diet to see if that helps. For some with gallbladder issues it does help.

What specific tests did they do in the ER?
lisa71971 replied to calgal37's response:
The doctor said all those things look good. Ive had tests at the doctors office for those things too...they said everything is working normal. I'm thinking its my back somehow.

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