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Dark brown colored stool on my toddler

A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Observe : As long as the changes in stool consistency are only occasional, non-bloody and not associated with weight loss, pain, vomiting or fever, observation ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: The stool color isn't worrisome, but if its been intermittent for a few months then needs more thorough evaluation. Could be toddler's diarrhea, mayb ... Read More
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Dr. P. Malini Ariyawansa
Specializes in Pediatrics
Would watch and wait: If hemocult is neg and he is doing well, obviously you have checked with your doctor too. It is likely some undigested food particles and i would watc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
You're bleeding: Gi bleeding can be without warning, brisk, & originate anywhere in the gut (from esophagus, stomach, to rectum. Don't hesitate to seek urgent evaluati ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience Dentistry
Get prostate exam: blood in semen and dark stool suggests blood in stool ....have prostate exam and a prescription for Bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin) to rule out prost ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Could possibly: Be blood. Have you ever been constipated and gotten hemorrhoids? When they belled it is usually on the toilet paper. Stop eating tomatoes syndrome see ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
No: A couple glasses of red wine are not responsible for this. More likely it was what you ate the day before. If the condition persists, see your dr.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: Green stools can be caused by eating certain foods that contain green pigment or if stool has rapid transit time through the intestines. Blood is not ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is possible. As far as no bleeding not to concern. If have similar episode recurrent than consider to see gastroenterologist
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: 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 yellows ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Underlying condition: You obviously have a very complex toddler you are dealing with. I would be more suspicious of child's underlying problems and/or medications for the s ... Read More
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