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Upper Darby, PA
A 17-year-old female asked:

Ever since i used an enema my bowles have changed. it's always green with a strong smell and never brown anymore. did i mess up my digestive system?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, & speak with your physician, but don't use enemas casually again without your doctor's advice please.
Last updated Apr 26, 2015

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