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34 weeks pregnant and passing bright green stool?

34 weeks pregnant and passing bright green stool?

Call your OB: This could be a transient thing, but it would be best to inform your OB about the symptoms. ...Read more

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Why am i having green black stool after diarrhea?

Why am i having green black stool after diarrhea?

Green black stools: It may represent a normal stool color but it should be tested to see if tests heme positive. That is it tests positive for blood. ...Read more

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Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?

Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?

Safe: Excellent nutrition and may increase milk production. They will not cause your breast milk to change colour or change the colour of your baby's stool. All the best. ...Read more

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When pregnant, without being on iron tablets is black poo normal?

When pregnant, without being on iron tablets is black poo normal?

Black Stools: If you are not taking supplements with iron, it may mean a possible bleed in your stomach . Observe what you ate a day or two before you had dark stools. Some foods may produce stools with that characteristic. If it is persistent, have it checked out. Make sure you are not taking meds like Aspirin or ibuprofen. It can also cause GI bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have green mucus in my stool while pregnant?

Is it normal to have green mucus in my stool while pregnant?

Green stool: 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 change stool >. ...Read more

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BM 15 minutes after eating broccoli, there was regular long brown stool and a pile of dark green/black unformed stool, not watery. Broccoli culprit?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that the broccoli had even made it out of your stomach at that point let alone through the rest of your digestive tract. BM probably unrelated. ...Read more

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Will i benefit from stool studies at age 35 when i alway have bulky fatty greasy floaty smelly stools light brown not light grey or yellow.Or just ibs?

Yes: The stools that you are describing probably mean that you are not properly absorbing some of the fats in your diet. This could mean that you are not absorbing certain nutrients either. Having your doctor order stool tests for fecal fat would confirm this. Although mal-absorbtion of fats could be associated with ibs, you need to be evaluated to rule out other problems first. ...Read more

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Im 30 weeks pregnant and having bright green stool is this normal ?

Im 30 weeks pregnant and having bright green stool is this normal ?

Yes, it is: It could be related to your diet, or medications you take. It is also related the transit time of the digested food in your bowel . Increased transit time can bring out green stool. ...Read more

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Taking Ferrex 150 BID- have dark greenish black stool and black specs when wiping. Is this from the iron pills?

Taking Ferrex 150 BID- have dark greenish black stool and black specs when wiping. Is this from the iron pills?

Ferrex: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-17009/ferrex-150-oral/details#side-effects Iron pills do cause stool to turn black and may have black flecks. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant and been having soft/loose stools but not like diarrhea?

35 weeks pregnant and been having soft/loose stools but not like diarrhea?

Stools: As you prepare for labor there is an increase in prostaglandin. This aids in smooth muscle contractions. Your bowel is also smooth muscle and this increase causes the smooth muscle of your bowel to contract more. Therefore your stools are softer. ...Read more

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I've bin drnking bigelow herbal tea.For 3 days now...And i noticed my stool.Is dark green?Is it bec of d tea?Im scared ..Is dark green stool notmal?

I've bin drnking bigelow herbal tea.For 3 days now...And i noticed my stool.Is dark green?Is it bec of d tea?Im scared ..Is dark green stool notmal?

Probably it is: Different colored stools can often reflect what we eat, especially if in large quantities; cranberries can cause maroon color, which can mimic lower GI tract bleed; , iron supplement can cause black stool, which may be mistaken for melena or black stools caused by GI bleeding, often in the upper GI tract. Betray the binging of bigelow, and behold--the bowel becomes brown once again! ...Read more

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4months old baby passing stool in green colour and foam like consistency,4times aday .Is it normal?

4months old baby passing stool in green colour and foam  like consistency,4times aday .Is it normal?

Stools in 4mo old: Green stools in a 4 mo old, 4 times a day can be pretty normal. Especially if you are starting to introduce new foods or if the baby is on medication. The consistency can change too from pasty to more formed (like adults-they can smell just as bad too). Beware though! If you see blood in the stools see your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have green mucus in my stool while pregnant?

Green stool: 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 change stool >. ...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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