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Light Brown Poop
Pale stool color: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale (acholic) stool. Lots of other things also affect stool appearance: ingested foods, medications (peptobismol, antacids), swallowed blood or bleeding from gut, infection/antibiotics, inflammation, maldigestion, & the amount of mucus mixed with stool, as well as transit time of food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 4 months pregnant and in the past week or two noticed that I have light brown poop is this a problem am i sick should I talk to my doctor?
My stomach hurts not cramping and I have light brown airy smelly poop. Doesn't mater the temp on our water even just a sip causes excruciating pain, also under my chest my stomach gets hard as a rock. It progressively getting worse.
Pooping clearish light brown liquid, have to keep going back to the toilet. Only started this morning?
Had constipation iss for yrs, now I am pooping several times a day soft smaller amounts. 1 inch round, soft light brown 4-5 inches long is this normal?
Yes: Whatever you're doing, keep doing it. Constipation can cause a variety of deadly illnesses--especially colon cancer. Bile acids break down into potent carcinogens, if transit time is more than 24 hours, bathing the colon and lower intestines with cancer-causing poison. Keep your bowels moving regularly, and avoid colon cancer. ...Read more
I keep having a hard time pooping and ifart and mucus clear with light brown in it comes out & just brown sometimesshould italk to dr i'm 19 yrs old?
Yes consult your MD: You have this problem of chronic constipation.It may just be functional constipation and it may be causing blockage in your rectum and/or colon, or you may have a medical condition causing your symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.You may need just enema and/or laxatives or prescription meds to relieve your symptoms at young age of 19. ...Read more
Noticed a black/darkbrown poop, mixed with light brown 50/50, not tarry. not taking meds or supplements. Is this cause for alarm?
What do u eat to make your poop darker? Its been light brown with a little yellow recently ever since i returned home what can I eat to make it darker
The Color of Stool: This is perhaps the first time this question has ever been asked in any forum for health. There is absolutely no reason to be concerned about the color of one's stool when all else is normal. It is, quite frankly, bizarre to even be worrying about this. Why are you even spending a minute thinking about this? What possible reason would you have to need your stool to be a different color? ...Read more
I have been having lots of watery poop lately. This morning i had blood in my poop. Just now it was a very very light brown and it was just a liquid.
Blood in stool: If you are having blood in your stool, and especially if it is with diarrhea/watery stools, you should see a doctor for further evaluation. This could be for a number reasons. Harmless ones such as hemorrhoids or a tear can cause blood in stool, but it can also be due to more concerning causes such as infection or cancer. You should see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Just got back from traveling/eating diff foods.Ive noticed my poop is lighter light brown with a hint of yellow when i wipe.Is this a normal cololor?
Stool Color: Yes. Of course. There is no disease or medical condition here. ...Read more
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