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Can gastritis cause green stool?

Can gastritis cause green stool?

No: May cause black tarry stools if there is bleeding in the stomach but not green stools. ...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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My stool is green. Is it gastritis?

My stool is green. Is it gastritis?

May just be due to: quick transit time through the intestines.

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Hi I have mild inflamed esophagus and gastritis. Ct scan normal, on ppis but food particles in foul green stool, dry hair, headaches, burps,gas help?!

Hi I have mild inflamed esophagus and gastritis. Ct scan normal, on ppis but food particles in foul green stool, dry hair, headaches, burps,gas help?!

A gastroenterologist: is your best bet right now. GI issues can be complex, caused by myriad things. If your primary MD is stumped by your diagnosis, search HealthTap for a gastroenterologist in your state. A virtual consult can answer many questions and provide plan for next steps in diagnosing your issues. Also, I can review your CT scan at healthtap.com/saurbornmd if you would find that helpful. ...Read more

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Have had "really" dark green stools 4 2 days. Been fighting a bad cold 4 2 wks, but also diagnosed w/gastritis yrs ago. Stool color cause 4 concern?:(

Have had "really" dark green stools 4 2 days. Been fighting a bad cold 4 2 wks, but also diagnosed w/gastritis yrs ago. Stool color cause 4 concern?:(

Green stool: Occasional green stool color is normal, usually due to passage through the digestive tract with some degree of rapidity such that bile is incompletely metabolized (which contributes the brown color). Diet high in leafy greens can also cause this. Or iron supplementation. ...Read more

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What foods can cause black stool (i have gastritis)?

Contact doc now: While some foods are produce a black stool, this is often a sign that you are bleeding from the stomach or intestine. See your doctor immediately for testing. ...Read more

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Had gall bladder out2mths ago along with gastritis n pancreatitis. I have had pure watery stool for 5 days n it's green. What's wrong?

Had gall bladder out2mths ago along with gastritis n pancreatitis. I have had pure watery stool for 5 days n it's green. What's wrong?

Bile: Diarrhea after cholecystectomy is common, and often caused by bile (green). This may even rarely last an year. Avoid milk products, oily foods, caffeine, and very sugary food/drinks, and ask your gastroenterologist about some anti-diarrheal medications like loperamide (if diarrhea persists) or bile binders like aluminum hydroxide or cholestyramine. ...Read more

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Hi I have reflux, gastritis, lots of gas and intestinal rumbling followed with dark green loose stool that's foul smelling. Is this ibs? if not help!?

Hi I have reflux, gastritis, lots of gas and intestinal rumbling followed with dark green loose stool that's foul smelling. Is this ibs? if not help!?

Not irritable bowel: Reflux isn't IBS, gastitis is inflammation of the stomach. Foul-smelling stools sometimes mean gastroenteritis or malabsorption. Sounds like it is time for a GI specialist or at least a visit to your usual physician for stool studies if the problem continues and even a gluten sensitivity panel with a later GI referral. irritable bowel synd is a diagnosis of exclusion, although real and painful. ...Read more

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What could cause mild gastritis not to heal w/ use of ppis? No hiv, normal CT scan, colonoscopy, blood& stool tests. Upper endoscopy(gerd/gastritis)

Gastritis: Given your story this can be an infection, a reaction to medication or alcohol. A stomach that is not fully healed due to gastritis may not heal well even on ppis if one continues to drink alcohol or to take toxic medications. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and I'm trying to find fruits and vegetables that help my stools to be soft. What do you suggest?

I have gastritis and I'm trying to find fruits and vegetables that help my stools to be soft. What do you suggest?

Stool softener: Bananas, pineapple, prunes, pears, apples, broccoli, carrots, sweet potatoes and string beans all have good source of fiber. Remember WATER is very important as a stool softener. ...Read more

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