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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
No : it can change color depending on what you've eaten. If there are other symptoms or if the lighter color stays, then you need to see your physician to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Depends what you eat: I suspect this is due to something you ate. Without any other symptoms it does not seem to be a major issue. If you see persistent change sometimes th ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Stool color: Bile gives color to the stool which is normally yellow to brown. Reduction of bile in the intestines can cause the stool color to be pale. Reasons fo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Diet: Diet can effect the color and consistancy of stool. If the stool is always marble like or always pale, then he may have a problem, but if it changes ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Jaundice: You're describing jaundice, probably obstructive but possibilities include advanced liver inflammation or cirrhosis, stone in gall bladder or pancreat ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs a gastroentero: Your wife clearly needs a full evaluation. While waiting for the doctor's appointment try: enzymes and chromium before each meal and probiotics twice ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Color of BM: Doesn't mean much unless it's red with blood. If your child is otherwise well, it's fine. You might want to hold off the almond milk till she is two. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bile duct disorder : Obstruction of the bile duct can cause pale stools with poor absorption of food & diarrhea. Gallstones may be a cause. Consider a thorough evaluat ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
20mo old diarrhea: Yes - a week of this is not good. Babies can easily get dehydrated. She has also been vomiting which adds to it. Please get her to a pediatrician or t ... Read More
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