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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer: The vast major of green and blue discolorations of one's stool are related to diet and not disease. Green (blue+yellow =green)poop can be seen with ex ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Something you swallo: Maybe a pill or candy. Maybe food. Relax.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Zoloft can cause: these things and you could also have a mild gastroenteritis with dehydration. Stick with the Zoloft as your body gets used to it. But meanwhile, dri ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, minimally so: Yes, but may be equivocal. Depends on the circumstance, diet, etc. Worth repeating. If patient is at risk for colon polyps or cancer, by age, famil ... Read More
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Guaiac test +: Guaiac (leuco-dye) testing has been available for >100 years--the colorless dye turns blue or green in presence of adequate amounts of peroxidase-like ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Meglin
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
Color from food dye: the color of your stool is the result of the food you ingested. nothing in the body causes blue colors. blue dye is used in medicine for this reason. ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
34 years experience Pediatrics
Bile/food coloring: Bilious green is seen sometimes in rapid transit time of bowel movements. Juices/berries and food coloring can contribute to color changes. Have a sto ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Change in stool : Color with symptoms is usually benign. However with history of Crohns, you may have stool cytology done to consider exacerbation
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, see a doctor: This does sound unusual enough to merit a visit to a doctor. Waiting more than a week is not likely to help. Hopefully, it is nothing serious - but if ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Blue???: In general, greenish stool may indicate your food is passing through your system too quickly (often caused by fatty/greasy/"fast food") such that the ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Why bluegreen stool?: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications ; supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Blue/green stool: Blue food coloring is a popular food additive, and when ingested in large quantities can make stools appear blue. Blue is not a pigment typically prod ... Read More
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