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Why am i Doing Green poop?

Why am i Doing Green poop?

Diet: Green color in stool is often secondary to intake of green leafy vegetables, especially spinach. Rapid transit with loose stool may results in green color due to presence of bile. ...Read more

Green Stools (Definition)

Green stools is a symptom in which there is more greenish color, usually from bile, in the stool. Babies can have yellowish, yellow-greenish, or greenish stools sometimes and still be normal. A person can also get greenish stools during some ...Read more


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Why does it mean to have green poop?

Why does it mean to have green poop?

Ingested foods: The color of your stool is often secondary to what you have eaten and the bacteria in your colon, but also may suggest bile excretion in excess. Do not worry about this unless you have other symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a toddlers green poop mean?

What does a toddlers green poop mean?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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Is green poop bad? What does it mean?

Green feces: Can occur with certain meds (iron), food dyes, green veggies , med conditions ; rapid transit of stool through the GI tract. ...Read more

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Is green poop anything to worry about?

Is green poop anything to worry about?

Changed stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My baby-son has a green poop. is it ok?

My baby-son has a green poop. is it ok?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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Why is my poop all of a sudden green? What are some reasons for having green poop. Should I be worried?

Why is my poop all of a sudden green? What are some reasons for having green poop. Should I be worried?

Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I started having green poop for like a week. I know green poop can back to normal now. So why would my poop be green and white?

I started having green poop for like a week. I know green poop can back to normal now. So why would my poop be green and white?

Poop varies.: without an exam, I can only give general information, and stool can be very very dark or sometimes green if there is iron in it generally from vitamins or foods. Food dyes (natural and artificial) often does this. ...Read more

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Please help I'm 30 a female and been having green poop for a week haven't had any vegetables and cannot go to dr I'm worried it's something bad?

Please help I'm 30 a female and been having green poop for a week haven't had any vegetables and cannot go to dr I'm worried it's something bad?

If it persists...: If a normal, healthy person has unusual changes in stool consistency, color, or frequency, she should record the symptoms on a large calendar, and review it with her primary care doctor. Include on the calendar what foods were eaten each time the stool got green, what activities were done, what meds were taken, what drinks, etc... Sometimes gall bladder problems cause changes in stool color. ...Read more

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I have had green poop for about a week , i have not had veggies or greens for a while . also i have been feekimg nausiated through out the day .

I have had green poop for about a week , i have not had veggies or greens for a while . also i have been feekimg nausiated through out the day .

Green poop: hello ~ this is probably an early gastro of some kind so watch it and if it developes into diarrea then request cipro (ciprofloxacin) but if not and the color of the stool persists have your doctor check some liver enzymes and bilirubin levels in the blood, especially if the nausea persists. thanks ...Read more

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What causes green poop in a 3yr old?

What causes green poop in a 3yr old?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has green poop?

What does it mean if my baby has green poop?

OK if baby is OK: You did not mention the age but as long the baby is acting okay it is alright to have a green stool. Most of the time (as long as the stools are not red or black) they are okay. ...Read more

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What does green poop mean with my 2 year old?

What does green poop mean with my 2 year old?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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Why does having bright neon green poop indicate?

What you ate: Green colored stool is normal (from bile) but neon green is from a food coloring of some sort (for example lime kool-aide used during a colonoscopy prep). ...Read more

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My 10 year old os having hard green poop. Is it normal?

See A Physician: Truly green stool can be normal, depending on diet, but it can also be a sign of an issue with your GI tract. You may want to consider seeing the pediatrician or a specialist, especially if there are other symptoms. ...Read more

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Baby had green poop during birthing and after. What is that?

Baby had green poop during birthing and after. What is that?

Meconium: If baby aspirated meconium, the doctor will observe for respiratory distress. If your baby is sick then it is likely your baby will be observed or admitted to nicu. If your baby is ok, then as your baby takes in breastmilk the stool color and consistency will change to be yellow seedy and mustard like. ...Read more

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4 month old green poop with black specks. What does this mean?

4 month old green poop with black specks. What does this mean?

Depends: This stool could be normal, but the black specks could also represent blood from an illness or allergy. If your child looks well then i would make a doctor appointment for early this next week to be evaluated. Go to the er if your child looks or acts sick. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bright green poop mixed in with blood?

What does it mean when you have bright green poop mixed in with blood?

Blood not normal: Bloody stools are not normal and should be evaluated by your doctor. Bright green poop may be caused by infection, excessive bilirubin, diet, or dyes in food. My son worried me when he had the most beautiful sea-foam green poop as a baby. We found out it was from his cousin's popcorn in the school colors-- blue and yellow. Regardless, you should see your doctor for an evaluation of the blood. ...Read more

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