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Blue Green Bowel Movement
Had blue/green bowel movement. Did not consume any food or beverage of this colour. What caused this and should I be concerned?
Check it out : If persistant may need all and ultrasound to check out ...Read moreGet help now ›
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Finished a 10 day prescription of amoxicillin. I noticed I have a bowel movement every day (usually once every 3-7 days) but they are blue-green?..
Med effect: Probably this is a feature of the antibiotic changing the normal microbial flora in your gut. As long as not yellowish and very foul smelling, should be ok. Could also be opportunity to add stool softener (miralax/fiber gummies/prunes--whatever you can take daily and tolerate) to increase the frequency of your bms. Constip & infreq bms can predispose to diverticulitis among other things. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Related to food: Likely related to food items you've eaten. Or sometimes to non-food items: ingesting foods that have been colored with food coloring can change the stool appearance transiently. My brother once ate blue chalk. Yes- you guessed it right. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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Green Stool: Any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leafy vegetables can lead to green stool. Green cabbage, lettuce, peas, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, green salad, green leaves, celery & green beans as well as food that contains green food coloring can lead to green stool. Some meds can change stool >. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Not much.: Stool starts out green in the small bowel, and bacteria turn it brown. Rapid transit of stool through the intestines, or a change in bacterial populations, can prevent this from occurring. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Usually not.: Stool starts out green in the small bowel, and bacteria turn it brown. Rapid transit of stool through the intestines, or a change in bacterial populations, can prevent this from occurring. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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Eating greens: Increased green leafy vegetable intake. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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