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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Not dark yellow stoo: You may have normal pale yellow stools and not dark yellow stools.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Absence: Of bile. This is probably related to gluten sensitivity and needs diagnosis.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NEITHER: just CHANGE back to your original dietary habits and TIME will change your stools back to what you consider "normal"! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Now has green stool: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), a ... Read More
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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
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Neither: usually causes yellow stools. The colace (docusate sodium) is to keep your stools soft after surgery and while taking the Vicodin which is constipati ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Bile-colored 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Med eval: Extremely light colored stool might havecauses such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significa ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Yellow stool, especially if light in color ca be caused by problems with the liver or gallbladder. Gastroesophageal reflex, celiac disease and ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Grey: I would think they are grey, although, there are different kind of clay such as white, blue, and black to name a few, but classic one would be grey.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can’t diagnose the reason for your orange colored stool. Passing orange feces may mean the stool either isn’t absorbing or isn’t comin ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Possible causes.: 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. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Jaundiced?: Your symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. Th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. AnYu Chen
Dr. AnYu Chen answered
35 years experience in Gastroenterology
Potentially serious: If your stools are pale & your urine is dark like tea, this may indicate possible potentially serious problems with your liver or pancreas. This ne ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
No: Most of these kinds of worm infections are short-lived, and if it was effectively treated, and you have no symptoms, there should not be a problem.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stansby
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Go to ED: From what you are describing, it shoulds like you may be having problems with your gallbladder. You should seek emergent care in an ed. There the do ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: But most concerning would be a source of bleeding from your upper intestinal tract. Black tarry stools called melena are caused by bleeding from the u ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Diarrhea: That's not an unusual color for a diarrhea. The causes of diarrhea, however, can be as many as you can think starting with infection (stomach flu) to ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends on reason.: Foods that can cause orange stools: sweet potatoes, carrots, winter squash, cilantro, thyme, kale, spinach, turnip greens ; collards. Artificial food ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Urgent care vs ER: What pills are you missing? Yellow stools can be due to a decrease in bile stemming from a problem in your liver, gallbladder, or pancreas.Pain in you ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Pale stools: Pale stools can come from different sources. Usually it is due to poor fat absorption, indicationg a problem with the liver or gall bladder. Sometim ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Variable: Stool coloring is variable. Black, grey, bright red should cause a call to the doctor.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Diarrhea and vomiting is never 'normal.'.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
May be Hapititis: Need blood test for hapititis and liver function testa asap.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrey Manov
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bleeding from PUD: Bleeding froim PUD or any other disease of the upper GI tract above the ligament of traici.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience in Ophthalmology
SERIOUS ISSUE: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. Your associated sx ... Read More

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