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My stool has been green for a week
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or br... Read More
Reviewed Nov 27, 2022
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Visit this site for info on Green stools in adults https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/definition/SYM-20050708 Wish you good health... Read More
Answered Nov 27, 2022
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacinoanswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Normal: Chances are that it is normal if you don't have any more symptoms.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Stool can be green: due to foods or dyes that are eaten or due to rapid transit time through the colon.
2.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Ryan Phasoukanswered
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Likely: Eating anything could affect the color and character of your stools.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years agoMerged
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattanoanswered
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
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
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Possibly.: Green stool can be related to the foods we eat. If green and runny it may be due to transitting the GI tract too quickly. If black and tarry with a f... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Green eggs ; ham !: (just kidding) any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand ea... Read More
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Green Stool can: be caused by rapid transit time in the colon, eating foods that are green, green food dye or some medications.
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
What does it mean if your stool is green? is there any make concerns or anything to be worried about?
Dr. Natalie Gearyanswered
Pediatrics 32 years experience
No: No worries unless you have fever or abdominal pain or bleeding.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 49-year-old male asked:
What does it mean when your stool is green? i don't know of anything different that i ate thje past few days.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadiedanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Let me explain: Food may be moving through the large intestine too quickly, such as due to diarrhea. As a result, bile doesn't have time to break down completely. Gr... Read More
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovskyanswered
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not necessarily.: All stool starts out green in the small bowel. If it goes through the large bowel too quickly to oxidize, it can stay green.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A member asked:
Dr. Fernando Austinanswered
Gastroenterology 48 years experience
Stool color: In general, what goes in, comes out. Stool color & content may be based upon diet, medications including otc products. Travel history may also be a fa... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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