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Dark Green Loose Stool
I've had dark green loose stool off and on for about 24 hours. Is that something serious? If not what are some home remedies?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
What can cause dark green loose stools. I have been on my normal diet. No abdominal pain or fever?
Rapid transit: Our liver and gallbladder secretes a green substance called bile. It helps digest our food that contains fat/oils. This green fluid is partly responsible for the brown color of our stool.There may be instances where this green fluid either is not well absorbed in the distal small intestine(ileum) resulting in rapid transit through the intestines(especially the colon , where it may irritate). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My child is 2 and half yrs, she has fever, vomiting , rough cough and dark olive green loose stool, and stomach cramps.Wat could it be.Its been 5 days now?
Crippling stomach cramps, loose dark green stool with blood had it for just over a month but had blood for longer what's happening?
GI: Given that you have noticed blood for 2-3 months. I think going to a GI specialist is your best bet. As specified by another physician, IBD at your age is most likely, and for that an actual clinic visit and tests are required! Good luck and please send me a message with what you find! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
Diet and bile: The color of stool is quite variable and most often just reflects the interaction of the food you have eaten and your bile. Dark green is often normal. White, black and tarry or frank blood should be evaluated promptly but most other colors are not important. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not necessarily.: An infection with giardia can present with diarrhea or constipation or neither. Stool color is not a reliable way to determine the organism responsible, if any. Only a test for parasites can do this, and it takes checking 3 stool samples, because the parasites may not be present in every stool. See your doctor and get tested. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Green is bile: When your stool passes fast through the intestinal tract the green bile is the color you see in the stool, because the bile doesnt have time to get reabsorbed and give the darker colored stool you are used to. Yellow colored diarrhea is seen in even faster traveling stools. The darker the color, the slower the transit and greater reabsorption of bile. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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