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Pale yellow stool

A 29-year-old male 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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Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Could be your gallbladder is not working as well or that your diet changed while you were sick. Should resolve once back to normal diet.
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Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Maybe: Suggests you had liver/pancreas involvement.Should normalize after a few days. If start having crampy abdominal pain or nausea or diarrhea, need to se ... Read More
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Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
See you doctor: These symptoms could be related to you liver, gallbladder, or intestine as well as multiple other diseases. I would strongly recommend you see your p ... Read More
Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Immediate: This needs immediate attention from your doctor. I suspect a blockage of your bile duct system. This can be due to stone, narrowing/scarring or tumo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: The black tarry stools can be a sign of bleeding into your gut. Your doctor will sort this out.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stomach virus: Sounds like she's got a bit of a stomach virus, causing a bit of stomach upset, changing the bacteria in the gut. There can be change to the chemical ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Normal baby poop: The first stools a baby makes are black meconium. These gradually change to that yellow color. As time goes by, then stools will evolve into the brown ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
43 years experience General Surgery
See doctor: Need evaluation for bleeding and possible complications from gallstones such as pancreatitis or common bile duct stone. See gastroenterologist, gener ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gallbladder?: Dear CarlaB, the brown color of the stool is given by bile. Maybe what you have is not gastritis but gallbladder symptoms. I would suggest you do a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Yellow stools: As long as your baby is completely well, then i would give more time, to change to normal. Besure he is not getting something in his diet that has ye ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Change in stool colo: If it is not bothering and blood works including liver functions are normal nothing need to worry about. If the urine color becomes dark or skin and e ... Read More
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