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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Probably hemorrhoids: You probably have hemorrhoids which is not life threatening. If you are not convinced then, you will need to see your physician.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be stress : Related. Get checked for infection, inflammation & spasm of your intestines & heart condition. Take care!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience 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.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: Yellow stool can be related to GERD, Celiac Sprue, Steatorrhea, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis & gallbladder diseases.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 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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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience 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
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 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 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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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

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