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A 19-year-old female asked:

light, clay colored stools? i have had no change to my diet, nor have started taking any new medication. recently suffering from extreme exhaustion.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Medical eval.: Clay colored stool is usually associated with lack of bile salts in the stool. Have the whites of your eyes or your skin turned yellow? Possible causes include: gallstones, hepatitis, biliary cirrhosis, as well as issues occlusions of bile ducts or biliary tree. Since you also have extreme exhaustion would encourage prompt medical eval. Take care.

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Last updated Dec 2, 2016

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