Top
10
Doctor insights on: Green Bowels In Adults

Share
1

1
What would cause an adult to have green stools? Is it something to worry about? Is it a sign of bowel cancer?

What would cause an adult to have green stools? Is it something to worry about? Is it a sign of bowel cancer?

Color: The color of stool doesnt matter unless they are red (bloody) white (acholic , no pigment) or back (tarry) for upper Gi bleed. The color can be affected by what we eat. No, it is not a sign of bowel cancer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


2

2
Cleaning my bowels for colonoscopy and it is green after being clear should I be scared?

Cleaning my bowels for colonoscopy and it is green after being clear should I be scared?

Not necessarily: If you ate green jello or green liquids during the clear liquid prep it would come out green. Also bile from your liver will give a green tinge to output. As long as there is no sediment or solid stool you should be good to go for your colonoscopy. ...Read more

5

5
I had diarreah for 3 days. My bowels went from brownish-green, to an orangish-red color. I had severe pains in my intestines/abdomen also.

I had diarreah for 3 days. My bowels went from brownish-green, to an orangish-red color. I had severe pains in my intestines/abdomen also.

Fast transit time: of the digested material from the large bowel can make these color changes. Infectious diarrhea, IBD or IBS can be the cause of the problem and needs to be treated accordingly. ...Read more

6

6
Nauseated for about 4-5 days now and just noticed stool colour was a dark green, almost black. been really gassy, feel like I can't empty bowels fully?

Nauseated for about 4-5 days now and just noticed stool colour was a dark green, almost black. been really gassy, feel like I can't empty bowels fully?

Empty bowels: Please start by a visit to a primary doctor - have your mother take you. Appropriate labs will be ordered and likely that you will be referred to a Gastroenterologist. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

7

7
Horrible intestinal cramps for the past two days along with a complete muddy emptying of my bowels and now have a green mucous discharge what is it?

Horrible intestinal cramps for the past two days along with a complete muddy emptying of my bowels and now have a green mucous discharge what is it?

There are many: causes of crampy diarrhea.Viral gastroenteritis and food poisoning are 2 very common causes. Initially,this is best managed by changing your diet to clear liquids( lots of) and when hungry,eat only simple carbs like potatoes,rice,toast.If diarrhea and cramps persist for 48 or more hours,c ur doc. ...Read more

8

8
My 3 week old is having a lot of white chunks come through her green bowels. She has had 5 bowel movements today and the chuncks look almost like popcorn pieces. She is a formula fed baby. (changed formulas recently)?

My 3 week old is having a lot of white chunks come through her green bowels. She has had 5 bowel movements today and the chuncks look almost like popcorn pieces. She is a formula fed baby. (changed formulas recently)?

May be a problem: The white chunks imply that baby is not generating enough bile additives to stain the poo a uniform color.There is some bile or you wouldn't have the green mixed in. If this persists through the weekend i would take baby in along with a sample diaper & have you pcp look into this. There are conditions that block the bile from flowing in infancy & success of some rx requires DX before 6wks. ...Read more

9

9
High pain tolerance Awaken at 5am sweating in upper abdomen pain threw up due to pain... Loose bowels all day, now green. Heat helps not pain meds?

 High pain tolerance Awaken at 5am sweating in upper abdomen pain threw up due to pain... Loose bowels all day, now green. Heat helps not pain meds?

Go to the E.R.: The pain you describe can be from either pancreatitis, gall stones, or peptic ulcer. Treatment depends on determining the cause. So please go to the emergency room right away as it could be serious. ...Read more

10

10
What is it when your bowel is green?

What is it when your bowel is green?

Green: stool is a result of food you have ingested or amounts of bile in your stool occasionally greenish diarrhea might be an indicator of salmonella but i think your stool is just a basic green BM ...Read more

Young Health (Definition)

Young Health ...Read more


Old Health (Definition)

Old Health ...Read more