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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: If a normal, healthy person has unusual changes in stool consistency, color, or frequency, he should record the symptoms on a large calendar, and revi ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Varies: Anything from eating a can of spinach to having a nasty bacterial infection such as pseudomembranous colitis. Whether to seek help depends on one's ot ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Green stool color: 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Normal: Chances are that it is normal if you don't have any more symptoms.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Usually a change in the bacterial flora of the colon, which is normal if there are no other symptoms.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Stool color: Stool color can vary because of a lot of factors, most notably diet. It is generally not a concern unless the store is bloody or solid black in color, ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Usually nothing: https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/definition/SYM-20050708 You may visit this site for information on this topic. Have a healthy d ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: If you have no other symptoms, nothing.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is related to: Rapid transit time of stool through the GI tract.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience in 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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