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Hello doctor,my son is 9 months 10 days old past 4 days whenever he poops i could see the color is dark green and he does bowl movement every after intake of formula(lactogen 2). please advise if he the problem is because of formula or what would be the

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Color normal: Stool color is made by the bile from your liver.The color range goes from dark green through the yellows and browns based on how the bile is changed in transit. The color you describe is well within the range of normal. The increased frequency of stooling may reflect some difficulty digesting his feed.

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