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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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Light Colored Stool (Definition)

Light colored stool is a clinical finding in which the feces are not as dark as normal, often a result ...Read more


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Can amoxicillin cause light yellow stool?

Can amoxicillin cause light yellow stool?

Yes it is possible: Any antibiotics including Amoxicillin can affect the color or consistency of stool and may cause light yellow stool in some after taking Amoxicillin ...Read more

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Can drinking too much milk cause your stool light yellow?

Can drinking too much milk cause your stool light yellow?

No. : Pale stools suggests failure to absorb fat... This can be a sign of serious problems. Please seek attention from an actual doctor. You may need to see a GI doc to get 'worked up', ie to investigate the problem more fully. ...Read more

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Light yellow stool?Everything else is ruled out except colitis.Its been 2 weeks of light yellow stool.My bile ducts are perfect.Endo next.Any ideas?

Light yellow stool?Everything else is ruled out except colitis.Its been 2 weeks of light yellow stool.My bile ducts are perfect.Endo next.Any ideas?

Yellow stool: Yellow stool may be due to absence of normal amounts of bile in the intestinal tract because of stones, but it can be due to rapid transit of stool through the intestinal tract as seen with diarrhea from infection or colitis. Perhaps an antispasmodic like Bentyl (dicyclomine) may slow down loose stools. Your gastroenterologist will advise you after his work up is completed. ...Read more

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Pancreatic cancer?I had a pancreatic protocol ct/hida/liver, pancreas, CBC blood test/stool test/colonoscopy.All perfect.I still have light/yellow stool

Pancreatic cancer?I had a pancreatic protocol ct/hida/liver, pancreas, CBC blood test/stool test/colonoscopy.All perfect.I still have light/yellow stool

Stop worrying: You have nothing to worry about except that fact that you are still a smoker, which i hope you'll stop. If everybody with light-colored stools consumed health-care dollars searching for pancreatic cancer, it'd be a huge waste. Evidently you're not even jaundiced. Please stop reading internet scare stuff, look for another cause of your abdominal pain ; stop reading internet scare stuff. ...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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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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Had light yellow greasy stool since 3 days. is there anything serious & which medical tests should be done to know the exact problem?

Had light yellow greasy stool since 3 days. is there anything serious & which medical tests should be done to know the exact problem?

Yellow greasy stool: Sometimes when you eat butterfish you get orange oily stool . Oily stool usually represents malabsorption of fat so there is -high fat level ( steatorrhea) and so can be from pancreas , (bile acid decrease) gallbladder /liver issues rarely GERD/ celiac or giardia infection, hypothyroidism or Orlistat -used for weight loss . ...Read more

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I observe some small black things like black seeds in my stool today and my stool was light yellow with full of black seeds it was my first time?

I observe some small black things like black seeds in my stool today and my stool was light yellow with full of black seeds it was my first time?

Stool color: is highly variable and often depends on diet. Tiny black flecks in a yellow stool perhaps indicates that you may have eaten something spiced with turmeric or curry. The tiny seeds may be undigested nigella seeds or black sesame seeds. No cause for alarm. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Was only able to handle about half gal of golytely (polyethylene glycol) before midnight, but stool is light yellow, see through, almost clear. Was it enough?

Was only able to handle about half gal of golytely (polyethylene glycol) before midnight, but stool is light yellow, see through, almost clear. Was it enough?

Golytely (polyethylene glycol): You need to have clear stool without fecal material to be considered as adequate prep. If you still have yellow stool, this might not be adequate for us to examine your colon thoroughly. Do the best you can. You don't have to drink all of it. As long as your stool is clear, it should be ok. ...Read more

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Can super b complex cause light brown/yellow stools and softer stools/diarrhea?

Can super b complex cause light brown/yellow stools and softer stools/diarrhea?

Depends: The b vitamins themselves should not, but the preservative agent that the b vitamin is in might change your stool coor. ...Read more

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In hosp. with stomach flu on the 8th. Lots of diarrhea. Better but still having light yellow stool. Normal for this? Gall bladder removed 1/7.

In hosp. with stomach flu on the 8th. Lots of diarrhea. Better but still having light yellow stool. Normal for this? Gall bladder removed 1/7.

Check stool: Might not be a bad idea if you still feel badly to have stool checked for infectious diarrheas. C diff among those if you have been in hospital. ...Read more

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Slimy light colored stool?

Slimy light colored stool?

Med eval: Extremely light colored stool might havecauses such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more

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What is slushy light colored stool?

What is slushy light colored stool?

Stool light-colored: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale, clay-color 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 more

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Is there a concern for light colored stool?

Is there a concern for light colored stool?

Stool light-colored: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale, clay-color 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 more

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Really light colored stool a cause for immediate concern?

Maybe - see your doc: When stool gets light, ei: grey, white or clay colored, it can be due to an underlying gallbladder/liver issue. Bile is what gives stool its color so if not being produced or blocked for its excretion then can lead to light colored stool. See your doctor. ...Read more

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