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What causes green stool and what should I do about it?

What causes green stool and what should I  do about it?

Green food, bile: Green stool, dark, not like day-glo, is usually from dark green foods, e.g. Spinach. Bile gives stool its brown or green color. Normal consistency, likely no problem, and nothing to do about it. Yellow, greasy, fatty, foul smelling stool-not normal. ...Read more

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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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What causes green stool with bright green in it and should I be concerned?

What causes green stool with bright green in it and should I be concerned?

Green stools: This could result from rapid transit of feces through the intestines, or from food colorings such as in liquorice., consuming iron-rich foods or iron supplements, or leafy green vegetables, taking laxatives, and if with other intestinal symptoms it can result from irritable bowel or intestinal infections. If no symptoms, no worries. ...Read more

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What would cause green stool with no green intake other nyquil?

What would cause green stool with no green intake other nyquil?

Rapid transit time.: Rapid passage of stool through your gut can give you green rather than brown stool due. It is not a problem if you have no other signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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If i eat a lot of cotton candy and I have hepatits a and now my stool is green is that danger ? If cotton candy was green isthat what cause green stool

If i eat a lot of cotton candy and I have hepatits a and now my stool is green is that danger ? If cotton candy was green isthat what cause green stool

Should be fine: The stools are green most likely from the coloring of the cotton candy. The color should return to normal once you stopped eating the cotton candy. Best wishes. ...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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What could cause green stool, fatigue, nausea, and burning in stomach?

What could cause green stool, fatigue, nausea, and burning in stomach?

Maybe an ulcer: Symptoms/signs as described may signal ulcer, but ulcers can be painless and don't necessary have to bleed. How serious the problem and what organ(s) is(are) involved will be determined by appropriate medical evaluation--see your doctor. In the meantime, if you're taking nsaid's (aleve, advil)--discontinue them now, since you expressed concern about an ulcer and these drugs may be a contributant. ...Read more

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What would cause green stools (have not had any green food)?

What would cause green stools (have not had any green food)?

Rapid transit: Stools often indicate the color of what you have recently eaten. If you haven't eaten anything green then it likely indicates just a rapid transit time. Stool normally stays in your gut long enough to turn brown under the action of gut bacteria. If it moves too fast it comes out green. ...Read more

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What is the cause of green stool?

What is the cause of green stool?

See below: Usually a change in the bacterial flora of the colon, which is normal if there are no other symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause a whitish-green stool? Earlier i passed a whitish-green stool and in the same movement had normal brown stool. What's going on?

What could cause a whitish-green stool? Earlier i passed a whitish-green stool and in the same movement had normal brown stool. What's going on?

What you ate,,: Whatever you ate is the likely cause of your abnormal colored stool. Sometimes if you had a lot of vegetables or fatty foods, it changes the way your stool looks. Fatty foods can make it look lighter in color while red meat may make it darker. Different vegetables can make it look greener. Without any health issues and being that you're young it's likely ok. See your dr. If still concerned. ...Read more

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