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Red bile when passing stool. Stool is normal color, but bile is red. Causes? Risks? Er or doctor? Internal bleed? Also constipated 2 weeks.

Red bile when passing stool. Stool is normal color, but bile is red. Causes? Risks? Er or doctor? Internal bleed? Also constipated 2 weeks.

BILE IS NOT RED: Your are bleeding, it is not bile, has something to do with your constipation, see your doctor drink plenty of fluid, have lots of fiber and fruits. ...Read more

Bile (Definition)

Dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver for digestion of fats ...Read more


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I keep developing stones in my bile duct. Been happening since August 2014. I'll pass them in my stool, then the pain comes back a few weeks later. Y?

I keep developing stones in my bile duct. Been happening since August 2014. I'll pass them in my stool, then the pain comes back a few weeks later. Y?

Stones : Sounds like you have lots of gallstones. If your having symptoms of right upper abdominal pain, pain with fatty foods, you should be evaluated for a laparoscopic cholestectomy, aka gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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I throw up bile every morning and have excruciating pain in my upper abdomen I have started passing blood in my stool ?

I throw up bile every morning and have excruciating pain in my upper abdomen I have started passing blood in my stool ?

Go to hospital now!: You have a stomach ulcer or another serious abdominal condition that needs immediate attention. Go to the emergency room now! Delay could be life threatening. ...Read more

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Yellow bile in stool?

Yellow bile in stool?

Bile-colored 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 does it mean to have green stool? Is that from bile or food or something else?

What does it mean to have green stool?   Is that from bile or food or something else?

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 your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes yellow stools and bile vomit?

What causes yellow stools and bile vomit?

Possible causes.: 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. Get checked if recurrent. ...Read more

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I have loose stool and what looks to be bile in the toilet, also some light pain in left side, should I be concerned? Pain on left side started wednesday and was not severe and has subsided a little!

I have loose stool and what looks to be bile in the toilet, also some light pain in left side, should I be concerned? Pain on left side started wednesday and was not severe and has subsided a little!

Abdominal : Abdominal pain must always be taken seriously. If a patient has diarrhea, sometimes it can cause left-sided pain as that is where the colon is. Other causes of left-sided abdominal pain can be diverticulitis (from little loops on the bowel that get inflammed), or pain with the pancreas, though that is usually higher up in the abdomen. A patient should be evaluated if they have persistent abdominal pain, vomiting, or fever associated with their pain. ...Read more

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I am trying to get over having enteritis.How long does it take to be back to normal. Still having the bile looking stool and vomit. A week later.

I am trying to get over having enteritis.How long does it take to be back to normal. Still having the bile looking stool and vomit.  A week later.

Gastroenteritis: Speed of recovery depends upon the cause. If this is viral or uncomplicated food borne issues it should clear up in 5-7 days. You are now at the outer limits and if does not get better in the next day or two would definitely recommend that you see a doctor. Best wishes for a rapid recovery. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more