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Doctor insights on: Different Color Poop Meanings

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What does different color poop mean?

What does different color poop mean?

Various: The color of stool depends on various factors including what you eat, transit time through the intestines, amount of bile secreted into the intestines, presence of blood products, amount of undigested fats in the feces, etc. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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Is it normal for the consistency of your poop to be different everyday? Can it be different depending on things you ate?

Is it normal for the consistency of your poop to be different everyday? Can it be different depending on things you ate?

Change in stools: Yes, it is normal for your stools (medical word for poop) to change depending on what you eat. You'll find it gets softer with more fiber in the diet (fruits/veggies), and firmer with more animal products (meats/cheese). The color can change a little too. Black,tarry stools are a worry, as that represents digested blood from the small intestines. Bright red blood is ongoing bleeding needing eval. ...Read more

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I have noticed recently blood in my poop. It has been going on for a week or so, but I don't feel any different, or anything of that sort.Is that bad?

I have noticed recently blood in my poop. It has been going on for a week or so, but I don't feel any different, or anything of that sort.Is that bad?

See doctor: Blood in stool lasting for a week is always of concern. It may be from hemorrhoid or something far more serious even though you do not have other symptoms yet. Make an appt with your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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3 year old daughter has been pooping different colors of green in one sitting for about a week. Is this something to worry about? She isn't sick curre

3 year old daughter has been pooping different colors of green in one sitting for about a week. Is this something to worry about? She isn't sick curre

Green is normal: The body adds bile to the digestive process that colors the poo.It starts out dark green & gradually changes through green, yellow & brown as agents make metabolic changes to the bile.Green is a normal stool color that can infer things are moving through quickly. ...Read more

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Poop often normal consistency for a few days, then mushy-watery for a few days. Normal schedule though. Is this common if u eat different everyday?

Poop often normal consistency for a few days, then mushy-watery for a few days. Normal schedule though. Is this common if u eat different everyday?

Many possibilities: Bowel pattern can vary quite a lot, so this may be normal for you. If you have any degree of abdominal pain a pattern that waxes and wanes may suggest irritable bowel syndrome. As long as you are not having any bloody stools, fevers or weight loss it is not likely anything serious, but a visit to your doctor should help better identify the cause and appropriate treatment, if any. ...Read more

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Why is my 2 yr/o pooping so much 5 or more x a day, and different colos, textures, and causing burning diaper rashes?

Why is my 2 yr/o pooping so much 5 or more x a day, and different colos, textures, and causing burning diaper rashes?

At this age : Two years old love juice and consume tons of it and parents let them . Unaware the large sugar content in these juice cause diarrhea/ loose stools making it too acidic for the skin leading to excoriation and sensitive skin. Stop the juice.Apply an antacid like maalox to the diaper areas to neutralize the acid and speed up healing process. See peds for script if positive for yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can anal sex make you poop different ?

Can anal sex make you poop different ?

Possibly: If damage to the sphincter occurred, control of gas and or stool can be a problem. Best to avoid anal sex. The anus was designed as an exit, not an entrance. ...Read more

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Is your poop different at early pregnancy?

Is your poop different at early pregnancy?

See below: It can be. However as it progresses can have more constipation and hemorrhoids. If you have black tarry or bloody stools or persistent diarrhea, let your doctor know. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more