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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
See your doctor: Blood in stool or in vomit is a BAD sign and needs immediate attention! Either consult your doctor or go to ER!
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor now: Vomiting blood and chalky stools are not good signs and you need immediate medical attention so see your doctor or go to ER.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w ga ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Stool color: Decomposed bile, which is originally green, gives stool its yellow color. Having said that, green stool may mean that bile has rushed through the inte ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: Yellow stool, especially if light in color can be caused by problems with the liver or gallbladder. Gastroesophageal reflex, celiac disease, intestina ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
? Dietary intake: Yellowing of the skin (jaundice) and white stools (acholic) would likely be due to failure of the liver and billiary system. This is seen in newborn ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Fast gut movement: Green/ellow stool could be due to a viral gastroenteritis where the stool is moving through your intestines quickly causing cramping and the green/yel ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: Orange stool can be related to rapid transit time through the colon, Liver / gall bladder disease, bile obstruction, inadequate bile production, Food ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yellow stool: Yellow stool, especially if light in color can be caused by problems with the liver or gallbladder. Gastroesophageal reflex, celiac disease, intestina ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
See answer: could be infectious/inflammatory or could be bile with blood from hemorrhoids vs another source of bleeding. Do you have abdominal pain, loose stools, ... Read More
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