Steatorrhea (Fatty Stool): All Facts To Know


Have you ever thought about the components of your stool? It is made up of main water and:

  • bacteria
  • fats
  • fiber
  • mucus
  • protein
  • salts
  • various cell linings

If you’re having steatorrhea, make an appointment to talk with your doctor. They can help you figure out the underlying cause and recommend treatment options.

Steatorrhea is also known as fatty stool, it happens when there is too much fat in the stool. Stools or feces contain a mixture of undigested nutrients, such as proteins, fibers, and salts. Generally, the stool also contains mucous, dead cells, or any other waste the body is able to excrete. In this article, we will be discussing some facts about fatty stool earn and how it is treated.