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Light brown poop

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Pale stool color: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale (acholic) stool. Lots of other th... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Not to worry : Without other symptoms i would not be worried.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Colitis?: Is this new? Any fevers? And what's the consistency - normal or loose? This could be an infection if new, or an inflammatory bowel condition if mor... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: It's normal for poop to be all sorts of colors and textures. Light brown is totally normal and is likely related to what you consumed (ate). If you ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Unlikely related but: ...in answer to at least one of your concerns: Stool floats in part when it contains a lot of air or gas. Diet plays a considerable role in stool comp... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Dizzy: Suspect you are volume depleted and potassium may be low. See your Dr.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mccarron
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Light colored or yellow stools is usually due to fat being present in the stools. The cause is fat malabsorption in the upper GI system. Gallbladder... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
ER-now: your symptoms suggest a severe abdominal/gastric/intestinal inflammation. I suggest immediate ER evaluation, diagnosis and treatment
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Check it out: Symptoms are probably not related to hernia. Sounds as if something else going on. Se your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
47 years experience
Need more info: If all of your poops are thin and stringy, you need to get checked. If you had only one poop that seemed to have something like a brown string but y... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
That is probably the most common color of stool. Yes, it is normal.
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