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My stool is green. Is it gastritis?

My stool is green. Is it gastritis?

May just be due to: quick transit time through the intestines.

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Stool Is Green (Definition)

Stool is green is a symptom in which there is more greenish color, usually from bile, in the stool. Babies can have yellowish, yellow-greenish, or greenish stools sometimes and still be normal. A person can also get greenish stools during some ...Read more


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My stool is black which is just quite icky?

My stool is black which is just quite icky?

? bleeding: Hello. If the stool is black, tarry (sticky) and has a bad odor - then gastrointestinal bleeding could be a cause. Your doctor can easily check for blood in the stool. ...Read more

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What causes green stool? It is a dark green like an olive green stool no diarrhea what does it indicate?

What causes green stool? It is a dark green like an olive green stool no diarrhea what does it indicate?

Normal: Bile changes color as it travels through the intestine. The color generally goes from yellow to green to brown. Green stool usually is that way because it has spent less time in the intestines. Because bacteria in the intestines are responsible for the changing color of the bile, a change in the bacterial population (such as after antibiotics) can also result in changes in stool color. ...Read more

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Why is my stools green and it floats?

Why is my stools green and it floats?

Green stool color: 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, inflammation, other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms see doc.Air=floats ...Read more

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My poo is green, like a greyish green. it is also not supple stools but rather soft and mushy. What does this say about my diet?

My poo is green, like a greyish green. it is also not supple stools but rather soft and mushy. What does this say about my diet?

Great diet: It means you are eating enough high fiber and fluids to make a nice soft quickly passing stool The darker and harder the stool, the less fiber and fluids in the diet. You are to be commended. Fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes and nuts are all high in fiber- and don't forget the whole grains. They are all part of a well balanced diet. Keep it up. Congratuations ...Read more

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If my stool is black and/or dark green what is wrong?

If my stool is black and/or dark green what is wrong?

Although either of : These can be related to medication or foods which have been ingested, green stool is usually associated with rapid transit time through the GI tract. If stool is black, tarry and malodorous - that could be melena (gi bleeding). For latter, please seek prompt medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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If .bm is black does that mean my ulcer is bleeding?

If .bm is black does that mean my ulcer is bleeding?

Possibly: Black bowel movements do tend to make us question whether there may be a bleed in your upper gastrointestinal tract. If you have known ulcer(s) that have bled in the past, this could be an indication it's bleeding again and good reason to be seen by your doctor (GI doctor if you have one). ...Read more

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My poop is green and has blood in. Is this serious?

My poop is green and has blood in. Is this serious?

Blood in the stool: Blood in the stool can be from hemorroids, colon polyps, inflammatory bowel disease, or colon cancer.You should see a gastroenterologist and have colonoscopy done to find out the cause of blood in stool. ...Read more

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What is it when your bowel is green?

What is it when your bowel is green?

Green: stool is a result of food you have ingested or amounts of bile in your stool occasionally greenish diarrhea might be an indicator of salmonella but i think your stool is just a basic green BM ...Read more

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Why is my bowel movement dark green? Is this bad?

Why is my bowel movement dark green? Is this bad?

Green Stool: Any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leafy vegetables can lead to green stool. Green cabbage, lettuce, peas, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, green salad, green leaves, celery & green beans as well as food that contains green food coloring can lead to green stool. Some meds can change stool >. ...Read more

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Toddler is 5 normal poop and it was bright green what could cause this?

Toddler is 5 normal poop and it was bright green what could cause this?

Green is OK: Poo can run the color spectrum from very dark green thru lighter greens to yellows then brown.It all depends on the action of gut germs that convert the very dark bile to lighter shades over time. Geen = less time in the system. ...Read more

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It seems I only get fresh blood in stool for my morning BMs. Evening BM is fine. Why is it this way?

It seems I only get fresh blood in stool for my morning BMs. Evening BM is fine. Why is it this way?

Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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My poop is green like very green is that normal? And my urine

My poop is green like very green is that normal? And my urine

Green Jeans.: More than likely from something you ate. America cheese will make your feces green. Try it. ...Read more

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Why is my stool green?

Why is my stool green?

Likely: Eating anything could affect the color and character of your stools. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my stool is almost black and runny?

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What does it mean if my stool is almost black and runny?

See your doctor: It could mean anything from high iron in your diet, iron supplementation, or an upper GI bleed. Black, tarry stool is called "melena", and is the signature for an upper GI bleed; i would get it evaluated by a doctor soon, and if it is persistent or is associated with fatigue, low blood pressure, high heart rate, or bleed elsewhere, i would go to the er quickly. ...Read more

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My stool is a light brown and very watery i have between 10 -15 minuets of straight watery stool. It is more watery then dihrea is this serious?

My stool is a light brown and very watery i have between 10 -15 minuets of straight watery stool. It is more watery then dihrea is this serious?

Watery diarrhea: In episodic diarrhea, the key thing, assuming there is no blood in the diarrhea, is the possibility of dehydration. If you have diarrhea such as this, it is important to drink lots of fluids to rehydrate yourself. Sometimes medication such as Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is useful to slow it down, although it is usually self-limited. See your doctor if it does not resolve in several days. Good luck. ...Read more

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My stool is light brown and it is has a blood in outer part. What does it means?

My stool is light brown and it is has a blood in outer part. What does it means?

Anal bleeding: Most likely blood coming from the anal area: from a bleeding hemorrhoid or anal fissure (tear). Make sure your stools are soft, and see a doctor if it continues or if you develop pain. ...Read more

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My son is constipated. When it comes out it is almost black pebbles. Is this normal?

My son is constipated. When it comes out it is almost black pebbles. Is this normal?

Constipation: A lot of us suffers from constipation to a varying degree - mild to severe and from babies to adults. Stools also vary in consistency. If stools are hard, round balls, pebbles like you described , large diameters, firm- you are constipated! toddlers ; beyond may suffer from fecal soiling , blood in the stools and consequence of urinary tract infection if not treated. Son's age? ...Read more

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