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Green Color Stool
Stool color: People attribute a lot of importance to their stool color, when in actuality it often reflects a combination of what they are eating, and what their gut bacteria are metabolizing. Unless your stools are pale and chalky, black and tarry, or bloody, I wouldn't be too concerned. ...Read more
Pretty common: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd ignore the whole issue. ...Read more
My 2 yr old son has low grade fever every night for 3 days.. And have green color stool. What can be the cause of it? No other symptoms aside from it
Viral illness: Most likely a viral illness...Low grade temp and off color stools. Just observe and if he is getting worse then have him seen. ...Read more
Bile: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd ignore the whole issue. ...Read more
My stool has been soft and with some green color to it, when i wipe there's some green slime to it?
Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile a yellow-green fluid that digests fats in your stool. Green food may be moving through the large intestine too quickly, such as due to diarrhea. As a result, bile doesn't have time to break down completely. Green leafy vegetables, green food coloring, such as in flavored drink mixes or ice pops, iron supplement. ...Read more
Is the stool test "positive" when there is only a small speck of blue-green color on the test area?
Guaiac test +: Guaiac (leuco-dye) testing has been available for >100 years--the colorless dye turns blue or green in presence of adequate amounts of peroxidase-like substances (e.g. Hemoglobin) & hydrogen peroxide. Ingested iron, certain fruits & vegetables, some drugs, toilet bowel sanitizers give false-positive reactions. Method of collection & underlying pathology may account for your + finding--see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes i was wondering why your stool is a green color for 2 days now haven't ate enything green i also am a recovering addict with 6 mounths sobriety
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I just had a mostly almost bright green (like the color of a lime or leaf) stool (not hard, mushy). It's never happened before. What does this mean
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