Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

yellow stool in toddlers

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be bad: Acholic stools can be normal or caused by a blockage of your common bile duct from a stone or a cancer. See your internal medicine doctor.
2
2 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not sure: Yellow stool can be related to GERD, Celiac Sprue, Steatorrhea, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis & gallbladder diseases.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in 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
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yellow stool: 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
1
1 thank
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
May be diet related: Usually color and consistency of stool is related to food. But it could also be caused by medications, or problems with liver , pancreas , gallbladder ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bile pigment: Stool contains, among other things, a substance called bile which is produced by the gall bladder. Bile helps digest dietary fat. When a thin layer of ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lotta possibilities.: Without examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health. This is a perfect description of a liver problem (but only if t ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Pancotto
45 years experience in Gastroenterology
Nothing: Yellow reflects bile in stool, can be green or brown. If loose all the time then something not right.
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month