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'i am having green stool and white spots in stool?

'i am having green stool and white spots in stool?

Byproduct: Of normal digestive processes. Unlikely to represent any pathologic process but if other associated symptoms would seek evaluation. ...Read more

Stool Is Green (Definition)

Stool is green 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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Hi, I've had consistent green stool for awhile now and now I'm noticing dark spots in them. Should I be concerned?

Hi, I've had consistent green stool for awhile now and now I'm noticing dark spots in them. Should I be concerned?

See your PCP: If you have green stool, are you taking any over the counter Iron medications. If not , do you feel the smell of stool is bad and peculiar than usual. Are you exposed to any people who are sick , who may have infections like c.difficile colitis ,an intestinal infection by bacteria with a toxin producing capacity. Need your stool tested for ova and parasite, stool culture, any blood,c.diff toxin. ...Read more

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Am i having small white spots in stool because of my diet or something else?

Am i having small white spots in stool because of my diet or something else?

Mucus on stool?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum, among others. ...Read more

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What do white spots in stool mean if there are no other symptoms? Is there cause for concern?

What do white spots in stool mean if there are no other symptoms? Is there cause for concern?

No: It is not feasible to know what the white spots are without examining the material. However, if you do not have any symptoms it is not likely to be any thing serious. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What do little white spots in stool mean? I just began eating pine nuts, could that be the cause? Or could it be worms?

What do little white spots in stool mean? I just began eating pine nuts, could that be the cause? Or  could it be worms?

Probably not worms: Any change in your diet will cause changes to your stool. There is a good chance that you are not completely chewing the pine nuts. ...Read more

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Gallstones and white spots in stool. What can I do to prevent this?

Gallstones and white spots in stool. What can I do to prevent this?

Not much: Gallstones and "white spots" in the stool may or may not be related. Gallstones are a common condition in the human population and many times just happen for no reason at all. White spots in the stool should be evaluated by a complete GI (gastroenterology) exam. ...Read more

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When u see white spots in baby stool what do that means?

When u see white spots in baby stool what do that means?

White spots: White spots in baby's stool may be due to medication, curdled milk or possibly lack of bile as long as your baby is feeding well and gaining weight i would not be concerned. ...Read more

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What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?

What would cause recurring small white spots / flakes in stool that are almost like seeds and don't seem to be linked to any particular food?

?medicines: Besides foods, the most common reason is medicines that have small capsules within a capsule that enables delivery of the medicine beyond the stomach to avoid harsh acid. There are many medicines, including over the counter or even dietary supplements that use microcapsules. However, if with pain, nausea, blood, fever, or recent change in bowel habits, would suggest following up with a doctor ...Read more

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I get white spots on my stools along with serious nausea what could cause this?

Many possibilities: See a GI doctor. Write out a full history. Bring with you any medical records you have, and get full evaluated. Hope this is better soon. ...Read more

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Constipated off and on for several weeks. 1st noticed small dark spots throughout and now small white spots. Stool medium brown. What is going on?

Constipated off and on for several weeks.  1st noticed small dark spots throughout and now small white spots. Stool medium brown. What is going on?

Likely nothing: abnormal. Constipation and mucus in stool may explain both dark and light spots. Drink enough water so that your urine is watery, colorless and odorless. Increase your intake of fiber. You may wish to take a fiber laxative like Metamucil to relieve the constipation. ...Read more

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