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What color poop is normal?

What color poop is normal?

Yellow, brown, green: Poop can be a blend of yellow, brown, and green colors. Babies older than a week usually have yellowish poops. Older kids tend to have brownish poops. Worrisome colors are red (blood), black (old blood), or grey/white (lacking in bile). A doctor should evaluate a child, if his or her poop is a worrisome color. ...Read more

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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What color is normal penis discharge?

What color is normal penis discharge?

Widely variable...: The semen color may range from light gray to almost white color, and not even in how it looks. Occasionally, to few, it may look brownish or blood-tinged due to inflammation or bleeding. To sort all related matters out correctly, follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Contact me at www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin to log in for appointments. Best... ...Read more

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What color is blood?

What color is blood?

Mostly red: Freshly drawn out of body, blood is just red..Bright red. The red cells are made from substance heme and appear red. The white blood cells actually appear a bit white but there are few white cells in comparison so not visible unless the blood is spun down. When spun down, the rest of the fluid is called plasma and it is relatively clear. Google up some images. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is this a normal pee color? Why is it greenish?

Is this a normal pee color? Why is it greenish?

If you are well: hydrated. Green Urine Causes: Pseudomonas urinary tract infection, food dyes and some medications could cause green urine. ...Read more

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What is normal baby poop?

What is normal baby poop?

Yellowish, very soft: Babies older than a week should have yellowish poops with the thickness of mustard or thick spaghetti sauce. Breastfeeding babies can have even looser poops. Formula-fed babies have firmer poops, but poop that holds shape would be too firm for the first 3-4 months of life. Poop gets darker, with brown/green colors blended in, and also gets firmer, as a baby gets older. ...Read more

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What is the look, color, texture of normal stool?

Stool: Normal stool would be brown in color, formed or soft like thick oatmeal depending on the foods you ingest, but not watery. It should have no blood or mucus in it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poop black?

Is it normal to poop black?

It depends: If you took Bismuth Subsalicylate (pepto-bismol), your stools often turn black. Iron supplements may also cause dark stools. Black stools (melena) can also be a sign of blood from an upper GI bleed (ex. Bleeding stomach ucler). See your doctor! ...Read more

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Normal liver enzynes normal colonoscopy but stool color is bright yellowish brown what do I test for or is this normal?

Normal liver enzynes normal colonoscopy but stool color is bright yellowish brown what do I test for or is this normal?

Can't fix normal: Stool color is dependent on the main colorizing agent, deep green bile, and the action of germs in the gut as poop moves though it. Normal colors range through deep greens through yellows to browns depending on how long it stays in the gut & the effect of gut germ metabolism. What you describe is well within the normal range for stool color. ...Read more

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What is the normal color of stool?

What is the normal color of stool?

Brown: The color of stool is most commonly various shades of brown due to a combination of several factors (bile content, transit time, diet, medications, intestinal flora/bacteria). ...Read more

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Which colour stool is normal?

Which colour stool is normal?

Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile — a yellow-green fluid that digests fats — in your stool. As bile pigments travel through your gastrointestinal tract, they are chemically altered by enzymes — changing the pigments from green to brown. ...Read more

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Orange colour stool is normal?

Yes: Stool comes in a range of colors. All shades of brown and even green are considered normal. Only rarely does stool color indicate a potentially serious intestinal condition. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have yellow poop?

Is it normal to have yellow poop?

Yes: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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My poo is a light brown colour and floats. Is this normal?

My poo is a light brown colour and floats. Is this normal?

Yes: This could be normal. Stool could vary with diet. There are some rare diseases that cause stools to float consistently so if it persists then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when stool is loose and bright yellow?

What does it mean when stool is loose and bright yellow?

Nothing: Yellow reflects bile in stool, can be green or brown. If loose all the time then something not right. ...Read more

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Dark brown poop? Is that normal

Dark brown poop? Is that normal

Yes: Normal colors range from green to brown to dark brown. If your stool is black or bright red, then it could mean trouble and you would need to get seen right away. Changes in still size(caliper), diarrhea, and or severe constipation would be other reasons to get in to be seen. Take care. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vomit is dark brown color?

What does it mean if my vomit is dark brown color?

Blood: I am concerned that you are bleeding into your stomach -- anything from too much pepperoni pizza to a life-threatening stomach ulcer. A physician's office visit is in order if this persists for more than a few days. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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