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My 2yr old baby has a green not so watery stool.Im bothered .Pls let me know if its bad or not..Ty?

My 2yr old baby has a green not so watery stool.Im bothered .Pls let me know if its bad or not..Ty?

Can be 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

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more


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My girlfriend had a blood watery stool but didn't experience any pain after. What caused this to happen?

My girlfriend had a blood watery stool but didn't experience any pain after. What caused this to happen?

See Primary Care Dr.: This could be something as benign as a hemorrhoid (enlarged vein in the rectum that leaks blood), but also may represent a more serious illness in her colon. She should see her primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What causes bloody watery stool during marathon?

What causes bloody watery  stool during marathon?

Runner trots: Long-distance/marathon runners can experience an unpleasant symptom associated with prolonged exercise: diarrhea. Also known as "runner's trots" or "runner's diarrhea, " exercise-induced diarrhea can result in severe cramping, constipation and loose, watery stools during or after an exercise session. While the exact cause of exercise-induced diarrhea is unknown. ...Read more

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6 mos old bby. 3x watery stool today. Yesterday no stool. Only milk formula feeding. Is it nrmal?

6 mos old bby. 3x watery stool today. Yesterday no stool. Only milk formula feeding. Is it nrmal?

No: Is he is eating normally? No vomiting? Bring your baby to a pediatrician for eval. He is might developing stomach virus and need a close follow up. ...Read more

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1yr boy pasing type5, 6..4stool/day acording bristol chart but passes a heavy watery stool early morning, had 12oz milk at night in routine, what is cause?

1yr boy pasing type5, 6..4stool/day acording bristol chart but passes a heavy watery stool early morning, had 12oz milk at night in routine, what is cause?

Diarrhea: First of 12ounces of milk is too much for your child to drink at one time. Secondly you are exposing your child to develop dental caries because of the sugars present in milk. Third, if he is developing watery diarrhea after drinking milk you have to consider the possibility of lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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What could cause yellow watery stool and extreme tiredness?

Infected: See your doctor to get properly diagnosed and get the needed prescriptions. Diarrhea can be contagious and you are putting family, friends and coworkers in harms way. ...Read more

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My baby is 2 months old and she started pooping green watery stool, sometimes it's explosive, is this normal, she seems happy and eats well....

My baby is 2 months old and she started pooping green watery stool, sometimes it's explosive, is this normal, she seems happy and eats well....

It happens: All stool is colored by byproducts of metabolism and gut germs. The main color additive is the dark green bile added early in the process.Gut bacteria then modify that color.The longer poo stays inside the more it transitions to brown. When poo moves through faster it is more likely to be green or some shade of yellow.Not a problem. ...Read more

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