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A 22-year-old male asked:

What my wife and i are here that our son may have worms. changed a diaper with green pellets with semi-transparent strands. should we be worried?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Doubt worms: Green pellets means very little.Bile colors our poo and the green reflects this stain.Semi-transparent strands are usually vegetative debris, since humans cannot digest the cellulose that is found in many vegetables.Docs send studies to the lab looking for worm eggs when they suspect them.

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Last updated May 6, 2016

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