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Hi Dr. My child is 23days old n he has a yellow stool n it's like it's stretching like elastic, is that normal?

Hi Dr. My child is 23days old n he has a yellow stool n it's like it's stretching like elastic, is that normal?

See below: You must be breast feeding, as yellow mushy stools are seen especially with breast fed infants. He may stool after every feeding. Make sure infant is urinating 6-8 times a day or you may need to add some water to his diet.. ...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 dose having bright yellow/ mustered coloured stools sergest or signify?

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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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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What could be the cause of yellow stools?

What could be the cause of yellow stools?

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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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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Yellow stool with a little bit of blood help what could this be?

Yellow stool with a little bit of blood help what could this be?

See answer: Could be infectious/inflammatory or could be bile with blood from hemorrhoids vs another source of bleeding. Do you have abdominal pain, loose stools, fever, or any other symptoms? ...Read more

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What is the reason for yellow stool without any other symptoms.?

What is the reason for yellow stool without any other symptoms.?

Yellow stool: 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. ...Read more

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Is dark brown stool mix with yellow brown normal? What causes it?

Is dark brown stool mix with yellow brown normal? What causes it?

Normal: Any shade of brown is normal. Black stool is abnormal and can indicate bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal area. Iron supplements and Pepto-Bismol can also cause black stools ...Read more

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What could be the reason for yellow stool without no other symptoms?

What could be the reason for yellow stool without no other symptoms?

Liver maybe: Could be your liver. Get liver function tests done, especially your indirect and direct bilirubin and discuss with your doctor. Another possibility you are eating something with yellow dye in it. ...Read more

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Is dark brown stool mix with a little yellow brown normal? What causes it?

Is dark brown stool mix with a little yellow brown normal? What causes it?

Brown /yellow brown: I would not worry. Stool is a combination of bacteria, food residuals, bile. Diet affects color-carrots/ sweet potatoes more yellow. Butterfish orange/ oily. Colors to worry are red current jelly/ black tar (blood) and chalky whitish (gallbaldder) and oily gassy stool (pancreas) and if constantly light yellow. F/u/ w/ doc

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/stool-color/expert-answers/faq-20058080 ...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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Yellow soft stool at least 6 times a day, sometimes just clear mucous. 11 days now?

Change in bowels: The color 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/exposures, inflammation, & other factors. Since your bowel pattern has changed & persists, testing is in order. Please see your doctor to facilitate exam and treatment. ...Read more

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My stool is very dark and flaky and has yellow flaky things floating around it and in water?

My stool is very dark and flaky and has yellow flaky things floating around it and in water?

Dark and flaky: Please make an appointment to see a Gynecologist.
I cannot give you much information because you did not report your age.

That said, please keep me informed. ...Read more

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My stool was a whitish gray for about 18 hours and now has turned to a grayish yellow. What could be the cause?

My stool was a whitish gray for about 18 hours and now has turned to a grayish yellow. What could be the cause?

Changed stool color: Color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Best case scenario for your specific changes: mucus discharge; worst case: partial biliary obstruction. Unless you correlate color change to a food, get checked. ...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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My stool has went from being black & tar looking, to yellow with bright yellow mucus & now it is a really light clay looking color. Why might this be?

Could be trouble. CMD: Black, tarry looking stool can be a sign of bleeding in the gut (>3-4 ounces of blood-a lot), also seen w/iron pills, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). Yellow stools can be seen with a variety of issues, including pancreatic problems. Clay colored stools can be seen with blockage of bile ducts, less with certain antacids, barium from Xray tests. SEE MD ASAP to make sure you don't have a SERIOUS problem. ...Read more

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Am having yellow color stool with little bit of brown stool embedded in the yellow ones. Think this is because of my diet. Suggest a diet for evaluation?

Am having yellow color stool with little bit of brown stool embedded in the yellow ones. Think this is because of my diet. Suggest a diet for evaluation?

Clay colored stool.: Medically speaking, we describe clay colored stool in the context of gallbladder issues, primarily. You need to have an evaluation of your gallbladder, liver, pancreas and surrounding structures, to say the least. The clay color comes from a lack of bile entering the intestines to mix with the forming stool, ...Read more

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My baby is 4months old he do poo like after or between every feed, stool looks sometimes yellowes green sometime only green with white chuckes inside.

My baby is 4months old he do poo like after or between every feed, stool looks sometimes yellowes green sometime only green with white chuckes inside.

Normal: Breastfeeding infant stool can be yellow, green or brown, runny or oatmeal consistency, and zero to several times per day. Seek medical care if there is blood in the poop or if the poop is all white or grey in color. ...Read more

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What is the cause of yellow mucosa on the stool?

What is the cause of yellow mucosa on the stool?

Mucus in stool: Mucus in stool could be from many things, however it is commonly associated with infections as dysentery (intestinal infection). If you continue to note this with or without diarrhea it should be worked up further with an exam and a stool test. ...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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If you have yellow pasty stools, is that an infection or what?

If you have yellow pasty stools, is that an infection or what?

Colitis: It is possible that some forms of intestinal infections will present with pasty stools, although the color is usually immaterial. If you think you may have an infectious diarrhea you should see a doctor and have the stool examined. Good luck. ...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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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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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 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?

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