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I had brown, watery stools 2 days ago, and clay colored stools today. should i worry? what if my stools return to normal tmrw?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam/tests: Clay colored stool can be a sign of liver issues and change in your bowel movements can be a sign of intestinal issues. Call your physician and get a complete exam and workup.
Dr. Mohammed Hashem
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Could be worrisome.: Clay colored stool might be due to bleeding. However if stool color becomes normal tomorrow you do not need to do anything. If not, check stool for occult blood.

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