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Dark Green Black Diarrhea
Dark green diarrhea (based on stool color). Green when wiping with a few black spots. Black seen on TP only. Should I be concerned?
Black stools: The green color is nothing to worry about. It may be bile or something you have eaten. Truly black stools generally should be tested (very simple to do in the doctor's office) to be sure it is not due to old blood. This will probably clear up soon. If not, check with an urgent care facility. Best wishes. Read more
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
I've had watery diarrhea for 4 day now, it was yellow at first but now it has just turned dark black, and today I started to vomit green acid. What is it?
I've had on again off again stomach aches since Tuesday. Thursday I started having diarrhea and it's color is dark green/black. What is the reason?
Gastroenteritis: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis. You need to drink clear liquids to prevent dehydration and you may use Imodium (loperamide) to control diarrhea. If no better see your doctor or go to ER Other possibilities are Bacterial Gastroenteriti due to E Coli, Shigella.Salmonela and others or if you have travelled abroad parasite like Giardia or Ameba Read more
I was told by my doctor that I have ibs. I have daily loose stools/diarrhea. Lately, my stool has been dark green or almost black. Why is that?
4yr old sore stomach 1.5 days. Very dark brown (black?) diarrhea this morning and very dark green solid stool this afternoon. Otherwise fine.? Causes?
Is loose stools, dark green to black, normal after gallbladder surgery? I took no pain meds, have no pain, ate non-greasy food, lettuce, used laxativ
Here are some...: How have you been after gallbladder surgery? Have you slowly got regular in BM and felt better in general well-being? These may suggest how you may and should be after gallbladder surgery. In fact, you may have more pertinent answer from your doctors since they know more your individual situation than anyone else online. More? To articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. 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
It means that the: Stool transited quickly through the GI tract. 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?
I've been taking colonclenz for 2 days maybe 3. I take 2 pills a day. This morning I had diarrhea which was very dark, maybe even black. Is this ok?
See MD: The GI tract moves food, , and eventual stool through the GI tract, so colon cleansing is not ordinarily needed nor should it be taken for any reason. Gi problems that prevent normal bowel movements need to be reported to md colon cleanse may contain laxatives that of course may cause diarrhea. Black stools may represent bleeding in the upper part of the GI tract, so report it to md. Read more
My daughter has no other symtoms and hasn't got diarrhea I am carefull what I give her and its been dark green for few months now?
I suspect I already: Answered, but I'll expand my answer. The color means nothing if she is otherwise healthy. It can reflect what she is eating, it can also be green from iron and vitamin supplements. When to see a doctor? If she has Un-expected weight loss, Indigestion, Diarrhea, Foul-smelling stools, Burning sensation in the rectum, Gas/flatulence, Mucous in stool. If she is otherwise healthy, growing, its ok. Read more
Hi I ate a bunch of Oreos earlier today and now I'm having diarrhea that is black and green. I was wondering if the Oreos would cause the change in color or if something else is wrong?
Cookies should NOT color your stools!! "black stools" need to be investigated since may reflect GI bleeding EG: Bleeding in the CECUM may cause blackish stools ("old blood") In short, get it checked out!
BTW "Green stools may be due to food color eg: green vegetables and is generally normal. Read more
Having diarrhea that is dark olive green w/ what looks like coffee grounds. Have an appt today. Should I be concerned?
I gave birth 1month ago, and had diarrhea almost every other day since. Why? Today it was a really dark green. Should I be worried?
That relationship: Is a bit difficult but stress and bowl habits can be related. With a newborn your sleep cycle is likely off and this may contribute. Consider more fiber in diet, bulky plant fiber or fibercon, but likely not directly related to delivery. Gd luck, get seen if not improving. Read more
I had dark green diarrhea early today? Is that something bad? I ate berry crunch cereal about 3 times in the last 12 hours. Might that be it?
Should I be worried about a sandy, dark brown (not black) sinking diarrhea with a lot of separate floating grease? I've also been extremely dizzy.
Two things...: (1) This diarrhea, if acute, could represent an infection that requires investigation and/or treatment and (2) the dizziness suggests that you may be dehydrated because of the volume loss in the diarrhea. As such, I would certainly be concerned and would see a doctor in an ED or urgent care center today for an evaluation. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers