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green foul smelling stool

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Something she ate: Change in diet can cause changes in the appearance of stools. In a breastfeeding baby, that is what the mother ate.

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A female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: best to see doctor and have the child checked.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santosh Gopalakrishnan
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Likley colitis: you may have a simple infectious colitis. if you have more abdominal pain or nause or vomitting, then you may need antibiotics. otherwise plenty of f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
It could: Only way to know is to submit stool studies. Unfortunately it may be difficult to detect.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience Family Medicine
Not unusal: This is probably due to a change in diet or because your body has some element that it needs to get rid of. If you have other symptoms or this would ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Firas Barakat
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamy ... Read More
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Little info: Need more info about bowel patterns etc. As staters should get stool test done for infection and occult blood. see your doctor.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
See doctor: None of these symptoms are normal and are suggestive of possibly serious conditions such as crohn's disease. You need to see your doctor or a gastroen ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green feces can be: Due to rapid transit time of stool through the GI tract, green food coloring, medications, infection or eating green vegetables. If you have a change ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Several things: These are non specific symptoms that could be as serious as liver problems and as simple as a reaction to what you eat or bacterial imbalance of your ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Now has green 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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor: This sounds like an infection and should be evaluated by your doctor.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: There are many causes of foul smelling stool, e.g., fat malabsorption, c. Difficile infection, certain foods that bring undigested material to colon, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacterial vaginosis : The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasa ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
BV: Your symptoms sounds like an infection called bacterial vaginosis. There is no over the counter medicine for this. See your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Could be either: You need to get the appropriate lab tests. Rotovirus in kids and c.Difficll enterocolitis both cause foul smelling feces. C. Diff can be fatal if not ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Inection: may be a combined UTI and vaginal infection. You must be checked, examined, tested and treated.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can’t diagnose the reason for your orange colored stool. Passing orange feces may mean the stool either isn’t absorbing or isn’t comin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This warrants a: Gynecologic evaluation to rule out bacterial vaginosis or other types of infections.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: Not sure how long ago this was posted but, you should be seen by your physician regardless.

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