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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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Treatment for green color stool for kid?

Treatment for green color stool for kid?

None: Stool color changes with diet, with hydration status, with viruses, and other causes. If your child is well, behaving normally, growing normally, eating and drinking normally, and the only problem is the color of the poop, then wipe it up and don't worry about it! ...Read more

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On treatment for. C diff. 11day vanco. Normal for stool to be green runny/ mushy? Go about 3x a day. Have gas also. Never so blood or severe side pain

On treatment for. C diff. 11day vanco. Normal for stool to be green runny/ mushy? Go about 3x a day. Have gas also. Never so blood or severe side pain

C. difficile: Need to go back and see the doctor and have the stool retested for c. Difficile toxins. You may want to add probiotic to the therapy or eat unpasteurized yogurt regularly to help the normal bowel flora recover. See your doctor and get this worked out. Not an easy disease to treat sometimes. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you poop green stools if you haven't been eating right ? Like no more meat , fat things like that ? I've been sick & stressed out i bearly eat

Can you poop green stools if you haven't been eating right ? Like no more meat , fat things like that ? I've been sick & stressed out i bearly eat

See A Family Doctor: It sounds like you have not felt well for a while. I recommend seeing a family doctor for help. Try to eat healthy: fruit, vegetables, low fat protein like yogurt, chicken and fish. Avoid alcohol, soda and junk food. ...Read more

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My 3 mo old is having dark greyish green stools for a month, sometimes sticky others watery. what could be the cause of this? haven't changed anything

My 3 mo old is having dark greyish green stools for a month, sometimes sticky others watery. what could be the cause of this? haven't changed anything

Color: As long as the stools have color that is a good sign. How rapid they pass often changes the color. Soy bases formula will often color the stools grey. As long as your child shows good growth color is fine. All the best. ...Read more

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What would cause green stools (have not had any green food)?

What would cause green stools (have not had any green food)?

Rapid transit: Stools often indicate the color of what you have recently eaten. If you haven't eaten anything green then it likely indicates just a rapid transit time. Stool normally stays in your gut long enough to turn brown under the action of gut bacteria. If it moves too fast it comes out green. ...Read more

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Are green stools an indication of a bad thing?

Are green stools an indication of a  bad thing?

Not usually: Stools often indicate the color of what you have recently eaten. If you haven't eaten anything green then it likely indicates just a rapid transit time. Stool normally stays in your gut long enough to turn brown under the action of gut bacteria. If it moves too fast it comes out green. ...Read more

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What can yellow/green stools mean?

What can yellow/green stools mean?

Fast gut movement: Green/ellow stool could be due to a viral gastroenteritis where the stool is moving through your intestines quickly causing cramping and the green/yellow color because not enough transit time was available for turning the stool to brown. ...Read more

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Celiac disease and having green stools, is this normal?

Celiac disease and having green stools, is this normal?

Green=fast: Green stools could mean your food is traveling thru your GI tract faster than usual. It might be time to visit your dr and have a blood test to monitor your antibodies for celiac. If they are elevated from last test, this could mean, your diet has some gluten in it, that might be affecting the transit of your stool. Also check your weight, and stool for fat. ...Read more

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Is green stools a sign of cancer, I'm 18 and been having them lately. ?

Is green stools a sign of cancer, I'm 18 and been having them lately. ?

No: Stool color is determined by their content of bile ( gives yellow to brown to green color depending on concentration of bile pigment or bilirubin) and semi-digested colorful food residues. Color variations happen all the time and that is not a cause for concern. It becomes significant if the color change persists for a long time, in which case green color may signal liver, GI or blood disorder ...Read more

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For about a week, loose and solid yellowish-green stools. Diet hasn't changed. Some rectal discomfort and bleeding when wiping. Cause for concern?

For about a week, loose and solid yellowish-green stools.  Diet hasn't changed.  Some rectal discomfort and bleeding when wiping.  Cause for concern?

Bleed on wiping: Could be due to anal fissure or hemorrhoid. Try to take laxatives for a week and see if the bleeding abates. If not, may need to see your pcp. ...Read more

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8 month old baby boy passing liquidy green stools frequently and after every food having occasional fever?

8 month old baby boy passing liquidy green stools frequently and after every food having occasional fever?

Mild viral illness: Sounds like a mild "viral gastroenteritis" or stomach virus. Feed through the diarrhea and protect his bottom with diaper creams and rinsing gently (not wiping after his bowel movements). Starches like rice, cereals may help. Yogurt has friendly bacterial and may facilitate more formed stool. If he is has persistent fever, vomiting and not tolerating anything orally, have him evaluated. ...Read more

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Green stools, little black dots in stool and also when I wipe. Scared this may be rectal/colon cancer at 18. What are the chances?

Green stools, little black dots in stool and also when I wipe. Scared this may be rectal/colon cancer at 18. What are the chances?

Unlikely to be signi: at your age and this is not likely to be colon cancer. It is likely some thing related to either your diet and/or some inflammatory disease of the bowel. Go see a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Can extended use of Metamucil cause bight green stools? does the light food intake while using Metamucil contribute to this when present? Bile ?

Can extended use of Metamucil cause bight green stools? does the light food intake while using Metamucil contribute to this when present? Bile ?

Metamucil: Metamucil does not cause bright green stools. Stool color can change on its own, and bright green is not only not abnormal, it's just fine. I would continue the Metamucil since it provides great fiber for the bowels. No need to stop it. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have very sharp pains in ab radiating to back after i eat with elevated BP and a low grade fever, some n&v and green stools x30 days, pain is 7-9?

I have very sharp pains in ab radiating to back after i eat with elevated BP and a low grade fever, some n&v and green stools x30 days, pain is 7-9?

Abdom pain: You need to see your doctor and be checked out, your symptoms could be gall bladder or pancreatic and should be worked up. ...Read more

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Last week I vomited and had pain in the upper abdominal area. I am now on Pantoprazole and have been getting dark green stools. What is causing this?

Last week I vomited and had pain in the upper abdominal area. I am now on Pantoprazole and have been getting dark green stools.  What is causing this?

Stools: Vary in colour according to your diet and the transit time through your bowel. Green stools indicate a rapid transit. An abnormal stool is one with blood or colourless. All the best. ...Read more

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Green stools, abdomanal pain along with gas, not nauseus and still have aappitite, hard for me to use the bathroom sometimes.What could be the problem?

Thoughts..: Depending on how long it's been going on for, it can be infectious (like a viral gastroenteritis), inflammatory (like crohn's or ulcerative colitis), constipation (which will give you abdominal pain, but usually not green stools), or it can be related to changes in your diet. So a long list of things it can be - would be more concerned if there were fevers, blood in the stool or prolonged course. ...Read more

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Can you poop green stools if you don't eat right ? I bearly eat i don't eat like meat or junk food like before cus i got sick & i'm underweight

Can you poop green stools if you don't eat right ? I bearly eat i don't eat like meat or junk food like before cus i got sick & i'm underweight

You answered it!: Yes, you can if you don't eat right, and pooping bile. Do see your doctor, or an integrative physician, who can get you started. You're in san diego, and there's scripps medical integrative center, and private doctors practicing too, who can assist your low bmi. You health starts with your nutrition foundationally, and you're young. So, you can turn this around quickly! don't delay. ...Read more

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