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Black spots/sprecks in stool, stool is not completely black but i can see many small spots which don't look normal. Stool color is also different.

Fecal impaction: You should see your primary doctor. Fecal impaction, constipation could be explanation for your symptoms. If you have bleeding ( when stool could be black/dark red) colonoscopy can help understand the source of bleeding. Cancer/cancer bleeding unlikely at age 21. Another test: stool for parasites. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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What shades of brown are considered "normal" stool color? What colors are cause for concern?

What shades of brown are considered "normal" stool color? What colors are cause for concern?

Black: Jet black stools, assuming you are not eating things which will do this, may signify old blood. Also if you see bright red blood this is of concern. If your stool is completely white that is not normal. All other colors are usually related to your dietary intake. ...Read more

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What causes a 3month old baby to stool bright yellow then slightly yellowish but the 3rd day her stool color returns to it's normal color green?

What causes a 3month old baby to stool bright yellow then slightly yellowish but the 3rd day her stool color returns to it's normal color green?

Poop Colors: The color of stool is not usually concerning, as it reflects a lot of things we eat. Dark black, red or white stools are the only colors that are worrisome. ...Read more

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Since three weeks I removed gallbladder, stool color was normal dark color recently i noticed the stool is light color near yellow. Is it normal?

Since three weeks I removed gallbladder, stool color was normal dark color recently i noticed the stool is light color near yellow. Is it normal?

Biliary stricture?: If the liver is unable to get bile into your intestine, it can cause you to have pale or yellow stools. Bile is what makes stools brown. This can sometimes occur after gallbladder surgery which can cause the bile ducts to narrow and cause a stricture. Sometimes stents are needed to open the ducts back up and allow free-flowing bile. See your surgeon if this continues to be a problem for follow up. ...Read more

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Sir i am 21 i have normal stool color with red tints in it. Or in other way little red spots in stool. What they are please tell me. And advise me.

Sir i am 21 i have normal stool color with red tints in it. Or in other way little red spots in stool. What they are please tell me. And advise me.

Cannot say for sure: They could represent specks of blood from hemorrhoids, or the residua of foods you are eating. The best thing to do is consult your doctor and have a physical examination. ...Read more

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Normal liver enzynes normal colonoscopy but stool color is bright yellowish brown what do I test for or is this normal?

Stool study: Depends on if stool is watery; if so, stool studies could be ordered by a medical provider, however if solid stool that is that color, then probably normal ...Read more

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