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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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How much poop is normal?

How much poop is normal?

That's a hard...: ...Question because poop is mostly water, especially breastmilk poop. A child who pumps out the water from poop and pees it out will have very little, one who keeps the water in the poop will have lots. ...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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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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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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Is it normal to poop 5 times a day?

Is it normal to poop 5 times a day?

Maybe: It could be normal with patients who have certain diseases or conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, a colon infection, previous bowel shortening surgery, laxative abuse, parasitic carrier. ...Read more

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What does normal baby poop look like?

What does normal baby poop look like?

Pretty much aything.: Normal colors are shades of brown, yellow, and green; black, white or bloody is abnormal (although some foods can make it in those colors). "too hard" and "too watery" are really subjective measures -- we call it diarrhea if there are too many watery stools with discomfort, and constipation if the child seems to suffer from inability to pass. And breast milk makes a classic "yellow seedy" stool. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poop five times a day?

Is it normal to poop five times a day?

Probably not.: You should get in to see you physician for evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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