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Can Omeprazole Cause Green Stool
Probable coincidence: Green stool usually is caused by rapid transit - the stool moving through your bowels quickly. It is most likely that this was coincidence, and there is no documented "scientific" reason for this that I am aware of....However this is not the first time I've heard this. Eat plenty of fiber, drink plenty of water, and see if things don't work themselves out (no pun intended). ...Read more
Can Omeprazole cause light loose stool (lightest brown yellow it could possibly be). Started taking Friday - symptoms started on Monday.
Hi. I've been taking Omeprazole for about a month for acid reflux. Yesterday and today I had loose stools that were orange. Is this caused by the Rx?
My stool was green with what looked like a tiny bit of red in it. I've felt dizzy for 2 weeks. Doc had me on omeprazole for pos ulcer shuld I worry?
Green stool: You need to see a gastroenterologist. Stools should be checked for infectious diarrhea an blood. Green stool either represent ice of rapid transit. Possible bile salt diarrhea. Full work up is needed. Especially if accompanied by weight loss. This does not sound like mere ulcer ...Read more
I am experiencing dark-colored stools for the past two days after taking omeprazole and probiotics. Should I keep taking my medication?
No: Sounds like you may have bleeding in the stomach. You may continue the omeprazole, but need to see a Gastroenterologist soon. ...Read more
I noticin Dat I hav mucus in my stool N Dat I'm feelin bloated every night I'm currently on Omeprazole But Idk If Its Helpin Me Wut Should I tel my GI?
Just what U told us!: Your physician can best help you when patient-doctor communication is frank, open, honest, and paints a complete picture of symptom onset, severity, location, circumstances, in the context of meals, activity, position, recurrences, what makes it better/worse. Jot down your thoughts and questions before your visit so you leave nothing out. ...Read more
I ve pain on left side of tummy [on and off for 2 years], had sigmodioscopy, stool test all normal, ultrasound, omeprazole doesn't help;what could it be?
Left stomach pain: I have seen individuals with a vaginal infection w/ mycoplasma/ ureoplasma have such pain. I treat with Zithromax or Doxycycline and Flagyl (if not allergic to these) and I have seen the pain resolve. Mycoplasma and ureo are normal in the vaginal tract but at times overgrow and cause pain. Rare other entities, spigelian hernia, Meckles, check for H pylori. Constipation bowel gas, foods. F/u w/ do ...Read more
When ever I eat anything it take me less than a minute to pass water stool am on librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) & omeprazole that will keep the food for at least 15 minutes?
Dumping syndrome?: Dumping syndrome implies bolus emptying of the stomach into the duodenum with associated release of digestive hormones & insulin. Metabolic, motility, anatomic (shunts of upper GI tract), & iatrogenic (drug side effects) factors are causative. Symptoms: flushing, sweating, dizziness, weakness, hypovolemia, passing out. Consider also gastro-colic reflex as seen in some Irritable Bowel Syndrome. ...Read more
I'm on omeprazole for what my doc thinks is GERD. Having right-side burning pain, some bloating, and unusual stools. Is this normal?
Gallbladder?: A young patient with right sided pain, bloating, and some stool abnormalities should be considered as gall bladder disease patient. Would make GERD worse, due to the typical bloating assoc. With GB disease. Discuss with your doctor. Stay on low fat until sorted out. For you GERD, keep your weight down, don't lie down after eating, limit alcohol and tobacco. Good luck. ...Read more
Lot of burping/belching. Taking omeprazole-bicarb. Always had loose stools now much worse sometimes leads to vomiting. Colonoscopy/endoscopy clear?
I have had lack of appetite, feeling of fullness, gurgling stomach, loose stool for 2 weeks now. No pain at all. Doctor just gave me Omeprazole but for me 2 weeks with this is too much. Any thoughts?
Two weeks of gurgling in stomach and loose stools suggest to me that you are suffering from an infectious condition of GI Tract called Gastroenteritis and usually gets better within 2to5 days if caused by viruses and sometimes with bacteria like E Coli, Shigela or Salmonela
Since it is persisting for2 weeks it may be from parasites like Giardia or Ameba
You can only diagnose by doing stool culture ...Read more
Green veggies or. ..: In case if diarrhea gastroenteritis. Clostridium difficile is one of culprits associated with recent antibiotic use. The classic sign of an upper gastrointestinal bleed is dark blackish tarry stool called "melena". It is usually looser, sticky and has a characteristic smell. Dark green stool usually related to diet rich in green vegetables. If you have diarrhea/other symptoms check with your M.D. ...Read more
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
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 more
Rapid transit time.: Rapid passage of stool through your gut can give you green rather than brown stool due. It is not a problem if you have no other signs or symptoms. ...Read more
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
What could cause a whitish-green stool? Earlier I passed a whitish-green stool and in the same movement had normal brown stool. What's going on?
What you ate,,: Whatever you ate is the likely cause of your abnormal colored stool. Sometimes if you had a lot of vegetables or fatty foods, it changes the way your stool looks. Fatty foods can make it look lighter in color while red meat may make it darker. Different vegetables can make it look greener. Without any health issues and being that you're young it's likely ok. See your dr. If still concerned. ...Read more
Been having green stool for almost 2 weeks now with being extremely fatigued. Is this something serious? I haven't eaten anything green to cause this.
Please consult this site for information on this topic:
https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/stool-color/expert-answers/faq-20058080
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more
Green stool: Stool can turn green due to rapid transit time or can be due to the color of foods you are eating. ...Read more
I've been having loose green stool for the past four weeks. Could this be caused by Effexor (venlafaxine) XR? I started taking it around a month ago.
Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) XR is commonly known to cause diarrhea. If temporally the onset of the diarrhea occurred after the start of the medication, then you may have to either change the medication or the dosage that you're currently taking. Do not make any changes in your medication yourself. You should report your potential side effect to your doctor for advice. Good luck. ...Read more
Newborn exclusively breastfed - 2 months - dark Green stool for 2 weeks- is it a cause of concern?
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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