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A 37-year-old member asked:

What does a pasty dark green stool mean?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It is related to: Rapid transit time of stool through the GI tract.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What does green stool mean?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Varies: Anything from eating a can of spinach to having a nasty bacterial infection such as pseudomembranous colitis. Whether to seek help depends on one's other symptoms if any.
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A member asked:

Why is my stool dark green?

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Dr. Marc Lewbart
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Dietary sources: often time dark green stools are the result of diet. foods that have blue in them such as blueberries or other blue food coloring can cause dark green stools. If this persists after eliminating this from your diet then you may want to consider seeing a medical professional
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