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lime green stool in adults

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Green stool: Any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leaf ... Read More

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not to worry: Visit this site for information about this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/definition/SYM-20050708
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: Something you ate could do this however if is occurs in more than one stool it could be bile from the liver and in that case you shold have some bloo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Usually not: Color of stool has much to do with diet.Green is usually vegetable matter and safe.If it persists with less intake of veggies consult your dr.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Reznicsek
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not much: This is usually diet related. Colors to care about: black like tar, red, maroon, and totally white.
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Green stools: This could result from rapid transit of feces through the intestines, or from food colorings such as in liquorice., consuming iron-rich foods or iron ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Iron in formula: Green stool is caused bt the iron present in baby formula.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Strictly speaking 'gastritis' can only be defined on the basis of biopsies. The 'itis suffix indicates inflammation. This can have many causes: i cann ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Sometimes: Yes, they do, if eaten in large enough quantity. Purple and blue dye also often cause green stool.
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