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dark green sticky stool

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Baby poop: Dark green thick and sticky sounds like normal baby stool. White chalky stool by itself is Never normal in a baby and can be a sign of a bowel blocka ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
More Fiber And Water: Stools can vary in color in spite of diet. Most common cause of constipation is inadequate dietary fluid & fiber. Eating a well balanced diet: fre ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Color: As long as the stools have color that is a good sign. How rapid they pass often changes the color. Soy bases formula will often color the stools grey. ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Lewbart
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dietary sources: often time dark green stools are the result of diet. foods that have blue in them such as blueberries or other blue food coloring can cause dark gree ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Stool color: Decomposed bile, which is originally green, gives stool its yellow color. Having said that, green stool may mean that bile has rushed through the inte ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical evaluation: Would be prudent if you have black, tarry, malodorous stool as this may be melena (gi tract bleeding).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Dark stool: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly sug ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Only colors of concern are white, black and bloody.
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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Green stool: One time occurence probably from something you ate.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Define melena: Melena, by definition, is passage of dark stools stained with denatured blood. As we established in prior healthtap answers, all dark stool is not me ... Read More

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