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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
39 years experience in Gastroenterology
Acute diarrhea: Most likely this is due to something you ate or a gastroenteritis. Diarrhea for a day, unless it is bloody or jet black in color is rarely anything t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marc Lewbart
18 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
It's OK.: A green stool color does not portend any illness or disease. If your stool would turn red or black those would be signs of alarm. No need to do anythi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
^ transit time.: Rapid transit time through the GI track.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Bacteria: The type of bacteria in baby's stool and the speed at which the stool travels through the colon.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Green: You are dumpiing bile intermittantly . Rarely from a food.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not normally: They are full of dietary fiber. Try mustard greens, broccoli, romaine lettuce, cabbage, iceberg lettuce, kalen, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in 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
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Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stool color: People attribute a lot of importance to their stool color, when in actuality it often reflects a combination of what they are eating, and what their g ... Read More
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