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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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My stool has blood in it sometimes and mostly there are white spots and foam in it sometimes the colour of the stool. Is dark brown but only sometimes?

My stool has blood in it sometimes and mostly there are white spots and foam in it sometimes the colour of the stool. Is dark brown but only sometimes?

Speak with doctor: Would like to help but not enough information provided to offer any specific advice. The most common cause of blood in the stool is bleeding internal hemorrhoids. But there can be other causes also. If you are concerned speak with your doctor or speak with a doctor online here at Health Tap. For information on hemorrhoids see: http:///wb. Md/1Jj80zo ...Read more

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What could white spots be in my stool? I've started candida diet &sense starting it/ looks like little white small puffs all in stool- hundreds???

What could white spots be in my stool? I've started candida diet &sense starting it/ looks like little white small puffs all in stool- hundreds???

Have you travelled: Lately? Sound like eggs possibly parasitic. You need a stool exam for "ova and parasites" Speak with your Primary Care Professional!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Stool paler than normal with mucus and white spots. Should I be worried? Had liver/pancreas blood tests done recently, normal results.

Stool paler than normal with mucus and white spots. Should I be worried? Had liver/pancreas blood tests done recently, normal results.

Stop worrying: If you feel generally well, are maintaining your weight, and can take part successfully in sports, then there's no reason to concern yourself with the vagaries of stool color and complexion. You describe some abdominal pain and you do need to find out whether this should be managed as functional bowel disease, or whether you have gallstones, or if there's any evidence it may be something else. ...Read more

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I noticed today some white spots in my feces. Scared I have worms?

I noticed today some white spots in my feces. Scared I have worms?

A parasitic: Infection like a tapeworm could present that way. If this continues to occur have your health ; stool checked by your doctor. Possible causes of white spots in stool can be increased mucus in the stool because of irritation of the gastrointestinal tract or infections. Some foods can cause this. A gallstone when passed could have this coloration. ...Read more

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Lately I have had white spots in my feces. The feces is a healthy brown, but is dotted all overin white spots. It began when I started to eat raw peanuts?

Lately I have had white spots in my feces. The feces is a healthy brown, but is dotted all overin white spots. It began when I started to eat raw peanuts?

OK: Sounds like you answered your own question here. I suspect the raw peanuts are not being fully digested and that is what is in your stool. Try stopping the raw peanuts in your diet, and see if the problem goes away. If not, then get checked. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can cause bright green stool?

What can cause bright green stool?

Stool color: Stool color can vary because of a lot of factors, most notably diet. It is generally not a concern unless the store is bloody or solid black in color, due to bleeding, and will eventually return to normal. Green stool is not usually a concern. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do if my stool is green and liquidy?

What can I do if my stool is green and liquidy?

Green stool: 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 consumed in the last few days. If the green color is unusual for you & persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My stool is green and black. Should I be worried?

Possibly.: Green stool can be related to the foods we eat. If green and runny it may be due to transitting the GI tract too quickly. If black and tarry with a foul odor - that would be a cause to worry as that could be related to GI bleeding. Black stools can also be due to certain medications (notably pepto bismal). Regardless, changes to stool habitus warrant assessment. ...Read more

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Recurring green stool but no other symptoms of illness?

Recurring green stool but no other symptoms of illness?

Doctor can evaluate: If a normal, healthy person has unusual changes in stool consistency, color, or frequency, he should record the symptoms on a large calendar, and review it with his 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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Supposing that the colour of your stool is green consistently. What does that mean?

Green eggs ; ham!: (just kidding) any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leafy vegetables can lead to green stool. Green cabbage, lettuce, peas, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, green salad, green leaves, celery ; green beans as well as food that contains green food coloring can lead to green stool. Some meds can >. ...Read more

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What happens if the colour of your stool is green consistently. What does that mean?

Green Stool can: Be caused by rapid transit time in the colon, eating foods that are green, green food dye or some medications. ...Read more

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What causes continous green stool? The past month I've just been having green stool. (sorry TMI)

What causes continous green stool? The past month I've just been having green stool. (sorry TMI)

Green stool: Stool can turn green due to rapid transit time or can be due to the color of foods you are eating. ...Read more

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3 week old green stool?

3 week old green stool?

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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Can gastritis cause green stool?

No: May cause black tarry stools if there is bleeding in the stomach but not green stools. ...Read more

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Do blueberries cause green stool?

Sometimes: Yes, they do, if eaten in large enough quantity. Purple and blue dye also often cause green stool. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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