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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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I just had a pale-colored stool. This is the second time it happened. The last time was a month ago. Should I be concerned?

I just had a pale-colored stool. This is the second time it happened. The last time was a month ago. Should I be concerned?

See your MD: 34 year old lady with concern of pale-colored stool. You should absolutely visit your MD please. Pale colored stools can indicate problems with bile, which is a substance elaborated by your liver cells and stored in your gall bladder.Bile is used in the absorption of fat & bile contains bilirubin, a waste prod of red blood cells that makes stool green/brown. See your MD for a full exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has had pale/light colored stool for 3 days, watery to very loose. No recent diet change; still active; no fever; no other symptoms?

My 3 year old has had pale/light colored stool for 3 days, watery to very loose. No recent diet change; still active; no fever; no other symptoms?

Toddler' diarrhea: This is most like a harmless process called toddler's diarrhea. There are frequently several watery stools per day with frequent bits of undigested food. If the pale color persists, or the condition worsens, you will want to have your child checked by a primary care provider. ...Read more

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Pale colored stool, and lower back pain, rash. What could this be?

Pale colored stool, and lower back pain, rash. What could this be?

Many causes: Not sure how to put all symptoms together under one diagnosis, it could be a viral gastroenteritis, but you really need to see your doctor about this for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What does having pale stools indicate?

What does having pale stools indicate?

Possible causes: Light / pale stool can have a variety of possible causes 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 can cause pale stool?

What can cause pale stool?

Pale stool: Have clay / pale colored stools checked out. This can occur when the liver does not produce enough bile or when bile is blocked from leaving the liver. Some possible causes include: gall stones, bile duct cysts, strictures of bile ducts, hepatitis, some medications, cancer, etc. ...Read more

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What causes pale bulky stool, ?

What causes pale bulky stool, ?

Pale bulky stools: Pale bulky stools are due to steatorrhoea, or called malabsorption syndrome.It is due to failure to absorp nutrients from gastro intestinal tract.There are at least 200 causes of the syndrome.Celiac disease is one of the most common inherited malabsorption syndrome. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more