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Green Bowel Movements In Adults
Possible: If it is the same shade of green it is possible. However it is not good to eat such things i.e. cookies themselves, and also especially when there is artificially coloring since they can be toxic. If you keep seeing food products in your stool you should get checked to be sure your digestive tract is working properly. All the best to you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
I have been having green tinged bowel movements. Not eating anything green and i feel okay but never had this before. Concern?
See below 1st.: There can be many reasons that stool appears green. The most obvious reason for a stool to be green is from eating green foods. Green, leafy vegetables contain chlorophyll, which could be coloring stool green. Foods w/dark purple coloring, such as kool-aid, popsicles, and gelatin (jell-o), can also result in greenish/green stools. Iron supplements can cause this and foods eaten in st. Patrick's. ...Read more
Everybody different: However, in the perfect world the answer would be one or two. As americans we eat so much processed food that there is not enough bulk to allow proper emptying which makes us have air pockets between stool sections. We then have a bowel movement to the next air pocket. This leaves bowel content to stay against our bowel wall causing inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Viral or diet: If a newborn, can be normal. If not can be a viral infection. Could also be dietary. If he is eating something that does not agree with him it can affect the bowels. He may also benefit form probiotics.If it has been going on for over 10 days and bothers you, then make an appointment with your pediatrician for more information. ...Read more
Wat would cause my bowel movements to be green. Like a dark puke green color. Soft muchy fluffy. Always easy to pass. Use to be brown hard.
Speed and veges...: The color of stool is usually the product of what we eat and speed of intestinal transit. Eating lots of green veges is associated with higher fiber content diets which decrease transit time in the intestine (ie faster) resulting in a greenish hue to the stool due to bile vegetable pigments. No worries. Good luck! ...Read more
What causes bowel movements right after drinking or eating? It's usually loose, greasy looking and sometimes green.
The alcohol: Some people respond to types of alcohol with these reactions which are gout precursor symptoms . Especially bad with bourbon drinks but can be from any rye or scotch or beer. Also may be neurotransmitter problems from zoloft. Visit www.Neurosciencemyths.Com to leaarn about the problems with reuptake inhibitors like zoloft and to get an alternative to deal with your problems. ...Read more
I'm a alcoholic and i don't take care of my health ...I can't control my bowel movements any more and I have discharge white clear and green in it?
Need help: It is time for you to start taking care of yourself. The alcoholism can affect your liver and that may cause bowel issues to start as well, with the types of discharge you are having. Get treated as alcoholism is a serious condition that needs aggressive treatment, but the first step starts with you. God bless, best wishes. ...Read more
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