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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Really?: White poop can be from barium tests; clay colored (pale)poop can be from bile blockage. Some antacids can cause white poop. Pale yellowish (foul smel ... Read More
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus with stool: Additional to dr. Heller's comments, "white poop" may reflect a coating of mucus. Patients often report to me seeing mucus as white stringy material ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Biliary obstruction: The one cause that needs to be evaluated for is biliary obstruction. You should discuss with your doctor.
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe nothing: If a child had a barium study then the white is the barium. It is called an acholic stool and occasionally someone may have one. If they continue to b ... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
White poop: White pasty poop can be caused by excessive dairy products in the diet.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judy Black
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If the stool is completely white or tan, this is something that should be checked out. Bring a sample in to the doctor if you can.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Gallbladder?: Could be your gallbladder is unable to excrete bile. Get checked out asap by a good GI doctor. You may need an ultrasound or ct to image liver, gallbl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Newborn stools...: Newborn stools can be various colors; however, blue and (especially) white sounds concerning. Get an appointment with her pediatrician immediately and ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, would call your obstetrician about this tommorrow. White bowel movements can be due to problems with the gall bladder, liver, pancrease, (pancr ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Pale colored stool in children is usually a transient phenomenon. Seek medical attention if the condition persists or child develops jaundice.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DIARRHEA: As long as the stools are not liquid anymore, they are normal.
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
White stools: I need more informations. I s her urine darker, yellow color of skin or eyes, or change in her diet? Is there white mucus in the the stool or it is ... Read More

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