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Doctor insights on: Intermittent Yellow Stool

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Why do I mostly have yellow stool?

Why do I mostly have yellow stool?

Not sure: Yellow stool can be related to GERD, Celiac Sprue, Steatorrhea, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis & gallbladder diseases. ...Read more

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Have white to yellow mucos with stool for months now. What should I do?

Have white to yellow mucos with stool for months now. What should I do?

Mucus on stools: It is not normal
it reflects inflammation and/or infection
you can't treat this at home
you must see a physician. ...Read more

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Evertime time I have yellow stool, I have pain on my lower right side, what's down there that would cause this pain and should I have it checked out?

Evertime time I have yellow stool, I have pain on my lower right side, what's down there that would cause this pain and should I have it checked out?

Have it checked: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Small yellow balls pus in stool, should I be concerned?

Small yellow balls pus in stool, should I be concerned?

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. Consider evaluation please. ...Read more

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Why is my stool loose and yellow-orange? I need some advice.

Why is my stool loose and yellow-orange? I need some advice.

Not sure: Orange stool can be related to rapid transit time through the colon, Liver / gall bladder disease, bile obstruction, inadequate bile production, Foods (carrots, orange food color, sweet potatoes, winter squash, turnip greens, kale,) & medications (aluminum hydroxide/ beta carotene). ...Read more

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Very light yellow stool for a week with no pain shold I call my gastrointologist?

Very light yellow stool for a week with no pain shold I call my gastrointologist?

Is this new or not?: The amount, color, frequency 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. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, ; the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had light yellow colored stools for over 2 weeks. Could this be due to eating too many tangerines? (1-2 a day)

I've had light yellow colored stools for over 2 weeks. Could this be due to eating too many tangerines? (1-2 a day)

Yellow: Please stop taking the tangerines for several days and see if the stool colors go back to "normal". If yes, you know not to take tangerines. If no you must see your doctor.
Please let me know what happens. ...Read more

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The last three days I have had yellow clear liquidy coming out instead of stool, and I am in a lot of pain. I would like to know why please.

Concerning: You did not mention where the pain is, but assuming its in the proximity of the yellow clear liquid. This is concerning for rectal abscess, or other bacterial infections, including some std's. You should get seen asap as infections are easier to take control of the sooner you get to them. Good luck. ...Read more

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My baby is 1 month age. I use fumula feeding no breastfed. Now he has stool around 10 time a day. But his stool is yellow and dark green colour.

My baby is 1 month age. I use fumula feeding no breastfed. Now he has stool around 10 time a day. But his stool is yellow and dark green colour.

Probably fine: I would not be worried about this kind of regular stooling pattern at this age as long as the child appears normal otherwise, is active &feeding well, growing normally and is receiving an approved baby formula, prepared or diluted properly. The baby's digestive system is still getting used to the child's new environment outsdide the uterus. Anything else seems amiss? Do check promptly with your md. ...Read more

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Everytime I eat out my stools are yellow oily and foul smelling. Sometimes have pain in my back. Started happening 2 months ago. Is it gallbladder?

Everytime I eat out my stools are yellow oily and foul smelling. Sometimes have pain in my back. Started happening 2 months ago. Is it gallbladder?

Possibly: If you have any serious concern about your gallbladder, start by seeing your doctor. An ultrasound or certain blood tests might be in order. There are other possible causes that are worth checking as well. ...Read more

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I have yellow like worms in stool, what could this be?

See details: If you actually have worms in your stool, it must be evaluated. Pinworms are not that uncommon. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is my stool yellow?

Why is my stool yellow?

Possible reasons: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w gastroesophageal reflux disease as well. ...Read more

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What could cause yellow stool?

What could cause yellow stool?

Could be bad: Acholic stools can be normal or caused by a blockage of your common bile duct from a stone or a cancer. See your internal medicine doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my stools to be yellow?

What causes my stools to be yellow?

Med eval: Yellow stool, especially if light in color can be caused by problems with the liver or gallbladder. Gastroesophageal reflex, celiac disease, intestinal inflammatory disease and malabsorption can also be causes. I recommend that you contact your physician so that this can be evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause runny yellow stool?

What could cause runny yellow stool?

Yellow stool: The amount, color, frequency 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. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes bright yellow foamy stool?

May be diet related: Usually color and consistency of stool is related to food. But it could also be caused by medications, or problems with liver, pancreas, gallbladder and colon. If after changing your diet it stays the same you need to see a dictor. ...Read more

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What causeswhite stool and no yellowing of skin?

What causeswhite stool and no yellowing of skin?

? Dietary intake: Yellowing of the skin (jaundice) and white stools (acholic) would likely be due to failure of the liver and billiary system. This is seen in newborn infants with biliary atresia and these infants require a great deal of care requiring surgical procedures and finally, if they survive to that point, a liver transplant. White stool without jaundice - maybe diet - white food that is not digested? ...Read more

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Why are stools brown but when you wipe it's yellow?

Why are stools brown but when you wipe it's yellow?

Bile pigment: Stool contains, among other things, a substance called bile which is produced by the gall bladder. Bile helps digest dietary fat. When a thin layer of stool is spread across toilet tissue, the greenish yellow color of bile is more readily visible than it is when it's in, well, a scoop of poop. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stool is yellow and runny?

What does it mean when your stool is yellow and runny?

Lotta possibilities.: Without examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health.
This is a perfect description of a liver problem (but only if the urine is dark brown!). There's lots of liver problems (infection, irritation, poisoning and many others).
Other categories of causes.
Not absorbing food (fat, protein, or carbohydrate).
Mostly, not serious diet or viral causes.
but need dr visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean when stool is loose and bright yellow?

Nothing: Yellow reflects bile in stool, can be green or brown.
If loose all the time then something not right. ...Read more

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My stool had been yellow for a while now is that normal?

Yellow stool: Yellow stool is not normal, especially if it's been this way for a while as you state. The yellow color could signify fat in the stool ("steatorrhea") which could be related to malabsorption of fat from the diet, or a medical issue that is preventing such. ...Read more

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My stool looks light yellow color. What is the symptom of this..

My stool looks light yellow color. What is the symptom of this..

It is normal for: Stool to be anywhere from light yellow to dark brown. Black or white stools are concerning. In the absence of other symptoms this is nothing to worry about and is normal for you and what you eat. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of sudden development of yellow stool?

What are some common causes of sudden development of yellow stool?

Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency 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. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What dose having bright yellow/ mustered coloured stools sergest or signify?

Faster stool transit: Stool color is dependent on bile. Green bile gets excreted from the liver into the stool. As it travels through the bowel, the bile is acted on by gut bacteria and gradually changes color from green to yellow to brown. If the stool moves faster through the gut, bacteria have less time to change the bile color. This is not a problem unless having persistent diarrhea. ...Read more

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My son is 3 months, and he has got a greenish yellow stool, what does it mean.?

My son is 3 months, and he has got a greenish yellow stool, what does it mean.?

He's normal: 3 month old infants frequently have greenish yellow stools. Breast fed infants have yellow seedy stools. If there is lots of mucous or blood in the stools, that's when we worry about milk protein allergy. ...Read more