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My two year olds poop's are very dark blackish green, is that normal?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Possibly: Green stools can occur with ingestion of green vegetables and would be formed. If it is diarrhea it needs assessment from your doctor.
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Yes: The only time you should be concerned about the color of stool is that if it is bloody or black, or clay colored. Otherwise the color can change depending on the diet.

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