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will iodine cause green stool

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience 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

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green stool: Stool can turn green due to rapid transit time or can be due to the color of foods you are eating.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Strictly speaking 'gastritis' can only be defined on the basis of biopsies. The 'itis suffix indicates inflammation. This can have many causes: i cann ... Read More
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Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No: May cause black tarry stools if there is bleeding in the stomach but not green stools.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Sometimes: Yes, they do, if eaten in large enough quantity. Purple and blue dye also often cause green stool.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green stool: Any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leaf ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Bile: It means something is irritating the liver or gallbladder or both.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Probable coincidence: Green stool usually is caused by rapid transit - the stool moving through your bowels quickly. It is most likely that this was coincidence, and there ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not specifically: I do not know that gallstones are related to the color of the bowel movements unless gallstones caused obstruction of the bile duct resulting in jaund ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
29 years experience Gastroenterology
Green veggies or ...: In case if diarrhea gastroenteritis. Clostridium difficile is one of culprits associated with recent antibiotic use. The classic sign of an upper gast ... Read More
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