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C diff yellow poop

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Call your Dr.: Depending on your age, size, and other medical conditions, might take a week or so, or might benefit from an increased dose.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zandman
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 15 years experience
No: Stool infected with c. Diff can be many different colors - yellow, green, brown. You can't diagnose it by color.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
C. Difficle: This is perfectly normal. You need to be patient. This is a very hard infection to get control over.
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: The diarrhea usually improvs after 3-4 days of treatment but you need to complete the full 14 day treatment course. I would also recommend probiotic t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
No: You can only tell from a stool test.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
General Surgery 37 years experience
Varies: Could be several days to a week. Symptoms like abdominal pain will abate first. Stool will then slowly firm and return towards more normal over severa... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Smell: may vary but profuse bloody diarrhea after a course of broad spectrum antibiotics is likely C.Diff till proven otherwise
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown de... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
It may be normal: Yellow formed stool may be normal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be caused from bacterial or viral infections. It can also be the result of certain foods you eat or malabsorption issues. If chronic, b... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown de... Read More
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