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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Sanchez-goettler
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
See a provider: If you have liver cirrhosis or fatty liver, you are high risk for an infection in your abdomen, a GI bleed, and certain types of cancer. See a healthc... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Doubtful: Transient stool color change is very common and is hardly a serious problem. Dark yellow urine is a concentrated one. True liver disease results in ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications ; supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Bhat
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Abnormal stools: Malabsorption comes to mind which can be intestinal like celiac sprue or pancreatic like chronic pancreatitis; also colonic problems, infection, infla... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Grey stools: Have his liver enzymes and bilirubin checked. Could be a sign of a problem with liver or gall bladder called acholic stool., .
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Biliary problems: Stool can be gray or clay-colored if it contains little or no bile. The pale color may signify a condition (biliary obstruction) where the flow of bil... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Biliary obstruction : Can cause grey colored stool. So see your doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Discolored stools happen from time to time, depending on the diet and the transit time through the intestine. Red or black stools are of more concern... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Silver vs. melena?: 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
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

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