A 48-year-old member asked:
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what does green stool mean?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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.
Answered on Jul 24, 2018
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