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What is gray stool

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Biliary problems: Stool can be gray or clay-colored if it contains little or no bile. The pale color may signify a condition (biliary obstruction) where the flow of bil... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Biliary obstruction : Can cause grey colored stool. So see your doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Discolored stools happen from time to time, depending on the diet and the transit time through the intestine. Red or black stools are of more concern... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Silver vs. melena?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly sug... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Gray stool : Gray stool may mean lack of bile in the stool and can indicate a liver problem.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Your average 2 month old has flabby/weak belly muscles leading them to often use their breathing/fussing muscles to help push food along in digestion ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes and the only way to come to a diagnosis would be to have her examined and also have microscopic examination of her stools. In ad... Read More
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Good : Good news! the only stool colors we get really concerned about are red (blood from colon), black (blood from small intestine or stomach), or white (li... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Pancreas? See Dr.: Sounds like an issue with pancreas. Need to be seen by pediatrician for evaluation and possible referral to gastroenterology.
A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: Light-colored, white or clay-colored, this may indicate a bile duct obstruction. Certain medications, such as large doses of Bismuth Subsalicyla... Read More

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