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Light brown poop

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 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
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 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 25 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. JOHAN HENDRIK LAMPRECHT
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Pale colour stools: There may be several causes. If it does not clear, see the doctor again for evaluation and investigations. Check the whites of your eyes, if they a... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 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
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Dizzy: Suspect you are volume depleted and potassium may be low. See your Dr.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mccarron
Specializes in Internal Medicine
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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ER-now: your symptoms suggest a severe abdominal/gastric/intestinal inflammation. I suggest immediate ER evaluation, diagnosis and treatment
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 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.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
Emergency Medicine 46 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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