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What causes green poop in a 3yr old?

What causes green poop in a 3yr old?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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What causes poop to be green in some babies?

What causes poop to be green in some babies?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter has had really light green/ white poo with blood going thought it what could be the cause? Thanks.

My  2 year old daughter has had really light green/ white poo with blood going thought it what could be the cause? Thanks.

Most commonly: An anal fissure, however bloody stool should always be evaluated by your physician . Light colored stools can be from too much of one food like milk or more serious reasons, especially if jaundiced or has belly pain. Assess her overall condition to see how urgent she looks. But a visit with your doctor is in order. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why is my poop green now for four to five days and i don't eat green leafe veg, so what can cause this and is it bad for u ?

Why is my poop green now for four to five days and i don't eat green leafe veg, so what can cause this and is it bad for u ?

Green Stool: It could be something else your are eating or a new medication or supplement you are taking. Additionally, bile can cause greenish bowel movements and if you have "rapid transit" of your bowels, for some reason, this could be the cause. It is usually not serious and goes away. If it lasts for another week or so, you may want to have it checked out. ...Read more

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3 month olds poop has been green for a few weeks, what causes this?

3 month olds poop has been green for a few weeks, what causes this?

Green poop…: Is normal for a breast-fed infant. Formula-fed infants' stool will be tan and soft, about the consistency of peanut butter. Take a look at this site for more info: http://www.Justmommies.Com/articles/baby-poop.Shtml. ...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