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What happens if the colour of your stool is green consistently. what does that mean?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Green Stool can: be caused by rapid transit time in the colon, eating foods that are green, green food dye or some medications.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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