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Light Yellow Stool Toddler
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Don't know: But 4 months means it is time to see the doctor and find out what is the cause. ...Read more
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
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
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
I've had light yellow colored stools for over 2 weeks. Could this be due to eating too many tangerines? (1-2 a day)
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
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
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
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
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
Many weeks stool light brown/yellow tint. Daytime consistency greesy soft but well formed s-shaped, at night not formed and leaves streaks. Hepatitis?
Hi akash, age 21.Whenever I goto toilet in a day I watch color of my stools. The color is always yellow. Is it normal? I don't think so color must yello
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
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.
This last week I've found that my stool is light yellow but also a little silverish - very odd. I was wondering can high doses of ibuprofin cause this?
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
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
? 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
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
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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