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Blue Green Diarrhea
5 yo vomiting w/blue-green diarrhea & low grade fever. Hurts when press tummy. No insurance; don't want to assume appendix so quickly. Thoughts?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Bile in the intestine makes the stool green but the bacteria in our intestine changes the color to yellow/brown, in case of Diarrhea bowel content moves too fast the bacterias have no time to change the color so stool stays green.
You might have a case of Gasteroentritis, just try to stay hydrated and don't take medication to stop your diarrhea, if you are not better in 1-2 days see a doctor. ...Read more
I've had diarrhea for about 2 weeks but just recently it started coming out blue green and I'm very dizzy what could be wrong? Should I worry?
Every time I drink blue koolaid, I get diarrhea and my poo is green\blue? Do I have an allergy to it?
No: No. If it bothers you then stop drinking the koolaid. ...Read more
For 4 days, I have gone from diarrhea, to green poop, to a pale grey looking poop, back to green and this morning a greenish blue. What could this be?
Rainbow stools: 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, but if color is odd/unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Had gastro on Monday vomiting (5+) and diarrhea (25+ in a day). Now poo is bright green. Is this the virus coming out or because I had blue Gatorade?
Green is OK: Stool can be green, red, orange, yellow or brown. As long as there is no blood in the stool you don't have to worry about it. Especially if you are starting to feel better and the diarrhea has slowed down considerably. If the diarrhea is still significant, the stool is green and foul-smelling (more than normal poop), see a doctor. ...Read more
Been taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) blue liquid for cold. Now have green diarrhea. Also been eating a lot of splenda sweetened hard candy for cough is this why gassy?
Diarrhea: The sucralose found in splenda can be the cause of your diarrhea. ...Read more
Was tired had cramps in upper stomach with bad gas that moved down. Now explosive green diarrhea. Green by blue Gatorade or get checked?
I just recently started taking 25 mg of Zoloft. I started 5 days ago. I've been experiencing a few things and was wondering if they're normal symptoms. I've been passing loose stools that are a green/blue color. I've also been feeling a bit dizzy.
Zoloft can cause: These things and you could also have a mild gastroenteritis with dehydration. Stick with the Zoloft as your body gets used to it. But meanwhile, drink at least one glass of liquid per hour while awake, eat a bland diet and do not drink any alcohol at all. See checklists on avoiding dehydration. Good luck! ...Read more
Bile: Bile secreted by the liver and reabsorbed in intestine to be recycled through the liver is the chief contributing factor to green color of stool. Having no gallbladder, the storage bag for bile between meals can result in yellow-green bile salt diarrhea in some individuals. Rapid transit of stool through the intestines during diarrheal illness can result in green stools. Some foods & dyes cause. ...Read more
Green, loose 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. See dr for change in stool >>. ...Read more
Many need to see Dr.: If these occurred just today then you could wait as see how you feel tomorrow. If this has been going on for a while then I suggest that you see your doctor. The color of the nasal discharge is not that important but if you have sinus pain you could have an infection. Color of diarrhea reflect what you have been eating or could be caused by other problems. ...Read more
It means that the: Stool transited quickly through the GI tract. ...Read more
Normal variation: The color of poo is derived from the waste pigment that end up in the bile, which is added to the intestines from the liver. It starts out an intense green & over time may change thru yellow & brown. The germs of the intestine convert the pigment as it transits the digestive tract. The less germ action the less color change. Diarrhea is often a greenish color for this reason. ...Read more
No: Parents often worry about the color of their child's feces. Whereas red and white colored stool certainly requires special attention, yellow, brown, and green ones generally do not. Just be sure your child is getting enough balanced electrolyte drink such as pedialyte not to get dehydrated. ...Read more
See below: Bile is green in color. As it travels thru the gut it's color is changed, eventually to brown. Greenish color can be the result of intestinal contents not remaining in the gut long enough to turn brown. Any condition that causes diarrhea can cause green stool. SEE: http://abt. Cm/144EnVu ...Read more
Not normal: But not cause for concern at this point. Really need to know more to give an idea on cause. Do you have fever, chills, abdominal pain, nausea, visiting? Have you had recent travel, use antibiotics or has anyone else been sick? Give it a few days if the answer to all these is "no". If not better or gets worse then go see a doc. ...Read more
I have had diarrhea for the last month...Sometimes it is green in color. What might be the cause?
Many possibilities: There are a number of possibilities that could explain the symptoms you describe. You should see your primary doctor or gastroenterologist to evaluate further. Some other possibilities could include medication-related, gastritis, infection, cancer, ulcerative colitis, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am having runny diarrhea and the color is dark green, also I ate a blueberry muffin today can that be the cause of it?
Possibly: If the muffin was bad or contaminated, it could be. However, it depends on what else you ate and if anyone else who ate the same things also got sick. Usually these infections resolve within 1-2 days. If not, see your doctor for an exam and possible stool test. ...Read more
I've had light green diarrhea for about a week now. There is no pain, but I have to use the restroom more than 3 times a day. Should I be concerned?
Yes: 1 week is getting long for a common type of viral illness that can cause diarrhea, and you become more at risk of getting dehydrated and acquiring electrolyte abnormalities with chronic diarrhea. See a dr. For an evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more