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Doctor insights on: Can Antibiotics Give A Toddler Bright Green Stool

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Can antibiotics give a toddler bright green stool?

Yes: If your toddler is also starting to develop loose stool or even diarrhea, yogurt (if they will eat it) can help. Antibiotics alter the normal bacterial flora found in the intestine, and yogurt can help start to restore balance. ...Read more

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Stool Is Green (Definition)

Stool is green is a symptom in which there is more greenish color, usually from bile, in the stool. Babies can have yellowish, yellow-greenish, or greenish stools sometimes and still be normal. A person can also get greenish stools during some ...Read more


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24month kid taking antibiotics and just had bright green stool, but no diarhea. Does indicate something bad? She needs to see doctor again?

24month kid taking antibiotics and just had bright green stool, but no diarhea. Does indicate something bad? She needs to see doctor again?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris. It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile. Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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My toddler of 22 months has bright green stool and a fever. What is the cause?

My toddler of 22 months has bright green stool and a fever. What is the cause?

Probably viral: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris. It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile. Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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I have experienced green stool couple days after I started to take antibiotics. Should I be worried?

I have experienced green stool couple days after I started to take antibiotics. Should I be worried?

No: If you are not having diarrhea, give it a few days after the antibiotics are done for your bowel movements to return to normal. You may want to hasten the process along with some yogurt or over the counter probiotics. ...Read more

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Is green stool normal? I havnt ate any green or black food. I'm not on any antibiotics just ambien (zolpidem). For sleep

Is green stool normal? I havnt ate any green or black food. I'm not on any antibiotics just ambien (zolpidem). For sleep

Stool color: Green stool can indicate a change in bacterial content of the colon or rapid transit especially if diarrhea is concurrent. ...Read more

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Toddler with green stool?

Toddler with green stool?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris. It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile. Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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Bright green stool (feces) very hard feces, should I be concerned?

Bright green stool (feces) very hard feces, should I be concerned?

No: Drink enough water so that your urine is colorless and odorless. You may take fiber laxative like Metamucil. ...Read more

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I just recent saw bright green stool after using the bathroom. This is new for me. In addition I have also had vaginal + rectal itching..

I just recent saw bright green stool after using the bathroom. This is new for me. In addition I have also had vaginal + rectal itching..

See answer: Green stool indicates that your food is moving through your intestines more quickly than usual and not giving your bile a chance to turn the normal brown color. By itself, this is not a sign of a specific illness. Your itching is unrelated to the green stool. Since your also having vaginal itching Candidiasis may be the cause. For more information on rectal itching go to http://bit. Ly/1Fwloz6 ...Read more

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What can cause bright green stool?

What can cause bright green stool?

Stool color: Stool color can vary because of a lot of factors, most notably diet. It is generally not a concern unless the store is bloody or solid black in color, due to bleeding, and will eventually return to normal. Green stool is not usually a concern. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my 1 year old have bright green stool?

Why does my 1 year old have bright green stool?

Diet: Typically diet is first place to look. Graham crackers and grape juice can actually cause neon green stools. Other reasons include poor gut flora balance and probiotics may help. Usually it is not a big concern...Does give rise to improving diet though. ...Read more

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A week ago, I had a very bad drinking experience that resulted in vomiting. Ever since, I've been having bright green stool. Is this normal?

Bile in stool: Green colored stool is usually a sign there is bile in the stool, unless you were drinking green beer for St. Patrick's day or something and then it might be food coloring. ...Read more

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What causes green stool with bright green in it and should I be concerned?

What causes green stool with bright green in it and should I be concerned?

Green stools: This could result from rapid transit of feces through the intestines, or from food colorings such as in liquorice., consuming iron-rich foods or iron supplements, or leafy green vegetables, taking laxatives, and if with other intestinal symptoms it can result from irritable bowel or intestinal infections. If no symptoms, no worries. ...Read more

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I've had green stool, for about 5 days now I don't have any other symptoms but that, just green stool, at first it was bright green and now it's darkg?

Something you ate: Most likely it is something you ate try to eat yogurt sometime it help resume your own intestinal flora and it might have some effect on the stool color as long as you do not have fever or diarrhea or bleeding do not worry about it ...Read more

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Stomach cramps occasionally loose soft oily green stool with mucus some bright blood barely visible in mucus started 6 days ago bm 2-3 daily?

Stomach cramps occasionally loose soft oily green stool with mucus some bright blood barely visible in mucus started 6 days ago bm 2-3 daily?

Stomach flu?: You may be having a viral gastroenteritis in your locale. 2-3 stools/day are not enough to get dehydrated; so, just treat your symptoms, drink plenty fluids, eat foods that are well-tolerated, use good hand-washing hygiene, and allow a few more days for it to clear. If not improved in another week, then get back to us or see a clinician locally. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Brown & dark green stool. Bright red blood when I wipe. Started after eating spicy sandwich. Stomach making loud noises. Flatulence... What is wrong?

Brown & dark green stool. Bright red blood when I wipe. Started after eating spicy sandwich. Stomach making loud noises. Flatulence... What is wrong?

Not sure: Green stools can be caused by eating certain foods that contain green pigment or if stool has rapid transit time through the intestines. Blood is not normal. If the blood is more than a one time occurrence - would recommend assessment. ...Read more

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