I sure hope you’re not eating anything right now, because it’s not going to get any less gross from here. When some condition impairs the body’s fat absorption, a common symptom is floating poop, since fat is less dense than water.
Such conditions include celiac disease, bacterial overgrowth, and chronic pancreatitis. A certain amount of floating poop is normal depending on the fat content of one’s diet; the body has a certain capacity to digest fats. However, if you notice a recent increase in the number of floating poop, it is recommended that you visit a doctor to measure the amount of fat present in your poop.
If access fat is discovered, you may want to be tested for any of all of the 3 conditions above. However, if you’re poop floats just the right amount; sit back, relax, and find out even more about it by checking out the source!