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Stool is green

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Normal: Chances are that it is normal if you don't have any more symptoms.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Stool can be green: due to foods or dyes that are eaten or due to rapid transit time through the colon.
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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Likely: Eating anything could affect the color and character of your stools.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Green Stool can: be caused by rapid transit time in the colon, eating foods that are green, green food dye or some medications.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 31 years experience
No: No worries unless you have fever or abdominal pain or bleeding.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 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.
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Dr. Fernando Austin
Gastroenterology 47 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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Shore
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Infection: With or without the low back pain, a greed stool is frequently a sign of infection and should be cultured and treated. There are, of course, numerous ... Read More
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