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are green stools a common symptom of celiac disease

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Diarrhea decreases bowel transit time, so any condition that causes diarrhea can result in green stool. Celiac disease can cause diarrhea (decreased t ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: See your doctor for evaluation and likely a stool sample for lab evaluation.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Green=fast: Green stools could mean your food is traveling thru your GI tract faster than usual. It might be time to visit your dr and have a blood test to monito ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Likely unrelated: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yel ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac: The only way to be truly sure is to have the stool evaluated as well as seeing a gastroenterology specialist for an appropriate evaluation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Elim diet: Elimination diet is not the way to test for celiac. As of 2013, the preferred way to test for celiac is an intestinal biopsy. If you suspect celiac, y ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unusual: This often means bleeding in the intestines. See a doctor immediately.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unusual: Tarry stool is not a feature of celiac disease but often a sign of gastrointestinal bleeding. You need to see your doctor very very soon.
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can try again later: When trying older babies or toddlers on new foods, a parent should pick foods that are safe, meaning little or no chance of choking. He can feed a lit ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intolerance/immune: Intolerance consists of any undesired effects from from wheat and there is no definite test for it (other than a double-blind food challenge). Allerg ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
9 years experience Family Medicine
Sprue: The most common symptoms with celiacs disease, or sprue, is foul smelling diarrhea with flautlence, weightloss and fatigue. You may also have anemia ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Abdominal symptoms: Celiac disease causes decreased absorption of nutrients, vitamins, iron, etc... A patient gets diarrhea, anemia, lactose intolerance, tummy aches, ir ... Read More
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