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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 26 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.
Last updated Dec 2, 2016


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