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Stool light-colored: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale, clay-color stool. Lots of other things also affect stool appearance: ingested foods, medications (peptobismol, antacids), swallowed blood or bleeding from gut, infection/antibiotics, inflammation, maldigestion, & the amount of mucus mixed with stool, as well as transit time of food. ...Read more
Child 8 no appetite weight loss dizzy episodes grey skin colour changes blue lips then ok again, having funny spells vision blacks out dark sunk eyes?
Distress.: The child sounds in distress and needs to be taken to ER immediately. There are many possibilities such as juvenile diabetes, cardiac or lung problems, infection, thyroid issues, adrenal crisis etc. but the child needs IV fluid and immediate work-up and most likely hospitalization. Don't delay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poop color: Yes the poop can be pale in color. ...Read more
My stool turned from hard brown to very soft mushy light brown. Been like this for few months. Very mushy. Peanut better look texture. Somethin wrong?
Blurry vision,hr later bright spots,Lt side look like kaleidoscope,bright,lost vision,felt like passing out 1 hr.5hr later bad dizziness,no headache.
In stool, see yellow nickel sized oval floating(looked like lupini bean), poke it, it just mushed, what was this? Undigested fish pill?
Relax: There are may things with undigestible hulks such as favs beans, sausage/hot dogs, pills, small peppers, olives, corn, seeds and nuts in general. Unless you are having some dietary issues, abdominal pains/cramping regularly, or constipation that causes problems, I suggest you stop worrying about what's in you poop. If you are concerned, your gastroenterologist can explain in better detail. ...Read more
3 weeks boy. White-blond hair. Pupils seem to be black, but has greyish ring in iris. Fluorescent light reflects off eyes. Has brown freckle. Albinism?
Oculocutaneous: Albinism is a group of 4 conditions, each caused by a specific gene mutation inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. When both parents carry the gene mutation, each of their children has a 25% chance of having oca. See his pediatrician ; a pediatric ophthalmologist for diagnosis ; referral to a geneticist if he has it. Lack of melanin in the retina causes vision problems, so you need to know. ...Read more
Nauseous, dizzy, lightheaded, whole body numbness, blurred, disappearing vision before puking then fine. Diarrhea also. 30hr+. Ate something iffy.
Could be...: A bunch of things. It could be originating from your digestive system - reflux can cause a sour taste. It also could be from an infection which can sometimes lead to a tinny or citrus-like taste. See a dentist for a quick check to rule out anything bad and then see if it persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potentially serious: If your stools are pale & your urine is dark like tea, this may indicate possible potentially serious problems with your liver or pancreas. This needs to be evaluated immediately by a GI specialist, especially if you also notice yellowing of your eyes. Lab tests, ct scan or an ultrasound examination are recommended. ...Read more
Laser hair blondes: Only the ELOS system is the ONLY system that MAY help.. ...Read more
My stools come out in very dark greenish black pebbles. What does this mean? I've had different color, texture, and floating and non float stools
Possibly melena?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums... Persistent melena (without obvious cause) ; symptoms warrants md visit. ...Read more
Many possible causes: A sudden change or reduction in vision is an urgent problem which should be promptly evaluated by an eye md. There are a number of possible causes, from macular degeneration, other retinal conditions, blood vessel problems, optic nerve conditions, or even simple "floaters" which can cause this symptom. Have it checked promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patches of tinny white dots my stomach, dermatologist torched uv light, tinny unevenly distributed glowing spots of varying size & shape. Whats wrong?
Tinea versicolor: Probably tinea versicolor, which is caused by a yeast species called malassezia. It starts in the scalp (where it is invisible), then spreads to trunk & extremities. Treatment is an antifungal shampoo (nizoral, loprox, & others) + an antifungal cream (loprox, naftin, (naftifine) many others). Selsun blue does not work, despite what many web sites say. Should respond promptly to proper treatment. ...Read more
Bout 20 min ago. I vomited pink, cloudy, foggy lookin stuff.did not even match what I 8 4 dinner: dark brown, green and yellow.Should I
No: wait and see what develops. You likely will do well, but see your doctor if you get worse ...Read more