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should i be concerned if my poop is green

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Stool Color: Stool color is not important unless there is no color at all or it is bloody. Melena which is black sticky foul smelly stool signifies blood as well ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Steichen
51 years experience Neonatology
Yes be concerned : Green stools could be blood if it is more dark garden brownish safe a few diapers and consult your pediatrician.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe.: Color change in stools can be the result of many things: diet, illnesses, and then the last category: who knows. Sometimes a kid's stool changes colo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No concern: These are generally normal variations, especially in the absence of other symptoms. If you have chronic diarrhea have the issue evaluated.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Crystal
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Brownish urine may be concentrated meaning that you are not drinking enough water. However, i would recommend calling your doctor's office for a urin ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Not concerning: There are many things in a normal diet that can turn urine green. Not just asparagus .Just a green color is not that concerning.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Worrying won't help: See a doctor or midwife, have a few things checked and start taking a prenatal vitamin. Even minor vaginal or urinary tract infections can disrupt an ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Am I hearing U right: Concern is particularly great if your stools contain blood AND you are dizzy. Maybe these two issues are unrelated, or perhaps the volume of blood is ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes - this yellowish color likely represents jaundice. Jaundice is caused by an elevation in the chemical bilirubin that is released from the breakdo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Black stool can be from pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) irpn pills, charcoal capsles, blueberries or other dark foods ( dark, not black stool) o ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Melissa Arca
Specializes in Pediatrics
Usually, No.: Most jitteriness or trembling in newborns is normal. Newborns display this jitteriness when they are crying and is a result of their immature nervous ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Normal stool: That is one of the normal stool colors for infants. Unless there are other symptoms like poor weight gain, poor eating, or increased stool volume ther ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly diarrhea: You have have diarrhea. Also you should always be concerned for possible blood in the stool. See you primary care asap.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Good : Good for you for knowing that black-colored stool can mean that there may be bleeding in the stomach or small intestine. Now that being said, that is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Mucus with stools: Mucus is a clear white or yellow substance with the consistency of jelly that is produced by mucus membrane of large intestine passing mucus in stools ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe the urine: Green is a normal color for stool (only black, red, and white are worrisome). As to green urine it depends on your definition of green. Generally only ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Red is the color of blood.Please see a dr asap.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Did you take the temperature correctly? Was it after a hot drink or exercise? First thing to do would be to take the temperature first thing on waking ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Consider: It may be a urinary tract infection (which could cause pain the lower pelvis that could feel like ovarian pain) or a kidney stone. Ovarian processes ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Paula
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Now normally the answer is no. Considering you have taken the time to ask, you are likely experiencing other symptoms which are concerning you which ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You may have a gastroenteritis type infection. Please call your doctor for an appointment to be seen. This will get you better quicker. In the mean ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Severity determines: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infecti ... Read More
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