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A 23-year-old male asked:

What does it mean when most of my stool is a pale brown with some darker brown bits in it?

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Dr. James DuRant
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Color doesn't matter: Color is not important in stool. It can vary depending on what you eat. If you are concerned that there may be blood in the stool then go to your doctor to get it tested for blood. It would be important to investigate where the blood is coming from.

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Last updated Feb 10, 2021

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