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What does dark green or gray stools means?

What does dark green or gray stools means?

Dark stool: 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. Silver-colored stool suggests bleeding from the biliary tree. Get checked. ...Read more

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What does green stool mean?

What does green stool mean?

Varies: Anything from eating a can of spinach to having a nasty bacterial infection such as pseudomembranous colitis. Whether to seek help depends on one's other symptoms if any. ...Read more

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What does green stool mean?

What does green stool mean?

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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Meaning of green urine my pee is green

Meaning of green urine my pee is green

Your : Your urine color generally depends on what you eat. The one caveat here is if you have visible blood in your urine. If this is the case than you should see your physician as soon as possible. As long as the color returns to a more normal color with hydration, i wouldn't be too concerned. ...Read more

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What does dark green phylegm mean?

What does dark green phylegm mean?

Depends: The most common reason for this is a virus that causes acute bronchitis. 10% caused by bacteria. It is very worrisome if you have an underlying lung disease, copd, for example. Shortness or breath or fever (especially a late fever rather than the first few days of the illness) is also bad. Late fever is always a reason to go to the doctor right away. Any fever over 65 would also be worrisome. ...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 vomiting brown coffee grounds mean?

What does vomiting brown coffee grounds mean?

Gastro Bleed: It means a bleed in the upper intestinal tract, usually the stomach or esophagus. The acid of the stomach makes the blood turn black. You need an evaluation as to the cause and you need treatment for the cause of the bleed- this should not be ignored. ...Read more

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Which color ribbon represents spleen cancer?

Which color ribbon represents spleen cancer?

Lymphoma: Hodgkin's is violet, non-hodgkin's is lime green. These are the two that are likely to pop up in the spleen. ...Read more

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What causes green stool? It is a dark green like an olive green stool no diarrhea what does it indicate?

What causes green stool? It is a dark green like an olive green stool no diarrhea what does it indicate?

Normal: Bile changes color as it travels through the intestine. The color generally goes from yellow to green to brown. Green stool usually is that way because it has spent less time in the intestines. Because bacteria in the intestines are responsible for the changing color of the bile, a change in the bacterial population (such as after antibiotics) can also result in changes in stool color. ...Read more

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What does dark-green neon poop mean?

What does dark-green neon poop mean?

Stool color: Stool color does not matter unless it is black, red, or in rare cases colorless . Dark green stool is normal. Don't worry about it at all. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does brown string in poops indicate?

What does brown string in poops indicate?

Need more info: If all of your poops are thin and stringy, you need to get checked. If you had only one poop that seemed to have something like a brown string but you are fine now, it is most likely something you ate. If this experience of a brown string keeps on happening, someone needs to make sure you don't have parasites or something blocking your poops so that they are thinner. ...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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What symtom is Liver pain,dark green poo mean?

What symtom is Liver pain,dark green poo mean?

Liver pain: LIver pain occurs in right upper quadrant (RUQ) - an area just below the right rib cage. So fat your stool is not watery, bloody, and very foul smelling you should be ok. ...Read more

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What does light colored stools mean?

What does light colored stools mean?

Light-colored stool: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale (acholic) 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

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What does blue stool in children mean?

What does blue stool in children mean?

Ate something: Or drank something blue. That would be the most likely cause. ...Read more

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What does black runny stools mean?

It might be related: To GI bleeding. Black, sticky, loose with a bad odor - should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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What does mucusy green stool means in 4 months old baby?

What does mucusy green stool means in 4 months old baby?

Nothing special: 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 or mucousy consistency. The germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd just monitor the issue and discuss your concerns with the doc at the next regular visit. ...Read more

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What colour is clay colored stool?

Grey: I would think they are grey, although, there are different kind of clay such as white, blue, and black to name a few, but classic one would be grey. ...Read more