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Gray stools in infants

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Your average 2 month old has flabby/weak belly muscles leading them to often use their breathing/fussing muscles to help push food along in digestion ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Biliary obstruction : Can cause grey colored stool. So see your doctor.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 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 40 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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 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 female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes and the only way to come to a diagnosis would be to have her examined and also have microscopic examination of her stools. In ad... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Nothing of concern: Famotidine is a safe drug with little or no side effects. You should not get too concerned about the color of your stools.
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Good : Good news! the only stool colors we get really concerned about are red (blood from colon), black (blood from small intestine or stomach), or white (li... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Let me explain: Light-colored, white or clay-colored, this may indicate a bile duct obstruction. Certain medications, such as large doses of Bismuth Subsalicyla... Read More
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