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What does dark-green neon poop mean?

What does dark-green neon poop mean?

Stool color: Stool color does not matter unless it is black, red, or in rare cases colorless . Dark green stool is normal. Don't worry about it at all. Good luck. ...Read more

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 does green stool mean?

What does green stool mean?

Varies: Anything from eating a can of spinach to having a nasty bacterial infection such as pseudomembranous colitis. Whether to seek help depends on one's other symptoms if any. ...Read more

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What does green stool mean?

What does green stool mean?

Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does having bright neon green poop indicate?

Why does having bright neon green poop indicate?

What you ate: Green colored stool is normal (from bile) but neon green is from a food coloring of some sort (for example lime kool-aide used during a colonoscopy prep). ...Read more

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What does dark green or gray stools means?

What does dark green or gray stools means?

Dark stool: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Silver-colored stool suggests bleeding from the biliary tree. Get checked. ...Read more

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What does black/really dark stool indicate?

What does black/really dark stool indicate?

Black stool: Black stools can be due to medications that contain either iron or bismuth, eating certain foods (like black licorice), Gastrointestinal bleeding or ingestion of charcoal. ...Read more

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What does light colored stools mean?

What does light colored stools mean?

Light-colored stool: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale (acholic) stool. Lots of other things also affect stool appearance: ingested foods, medications (peptobismol, antacids), swallowed blood or bleeding from gut, infection/antibiotics, inflammation, maldigestion, & the amount of mucus mixed with stool, as well as transit time of food. ...Read more

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Light coloured stool. Does that mean infection?

Light coloured stool. Does that mean infection?

Not necessarily: Light colored stool may be from taking milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) or other white, non-absorbed substances. Or it may represent bile duct blockage or problems with the liver's bile production. As a single isolated event with no other associated symptoms it may mean nothing at all. As a constant problem, it needs evaluation. ...Read more

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What does black runny stools mean?

It might be related: To GI bleeding. Black, sticky, loose with a bad odor - should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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What does light green discharge means?

What does light green discharge means?

Vaginal discharge?: May represent an infection. Get it checked. ...Read more

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What does pale yellow bowels mean?

What does pale yellow bowels mean?

Diet? : Pale stools, especially gray in color, can often be a sign of liver disease. The yellow color suggests the presence of bile which would mean your liver is functioning normally. I suspect the lighter color of your stool is more related to diet. Certainly if you have diarrhea this is a different story and you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What does a brown orange stool indicate?

What does a brown orange stool indicate?

Orange stool: Orange stool can be related to rapid transit time through the colon, Liver / gall bladder disease, bile obstruction, inadequate bile production, Foods ( carrots, orange food color, sweet potatoes, winter squash, turnip greens, kale,) & medications(aluminum hydroxide/ beta carotene). ...Read more

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What does dark green phylegm mean?

What does dark green phylegm mean?

Depends: The most common reason for this is a virus that causes acute bronchitis. 10% caused by bacteria. It is very worrisome if you have an underlying lung disease, copd, for example. Shortness or breath or fever (especially a late fever rather than the first few days of the illness) is also bad. Late fever is always a reason to go to the doctor right away. Any fever over 65 would also be worrisome. ...Read more

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What does blue stool mean?

What does blue stool mean?

Ate blue food...: Blue stool probably means you ate or drank something with blue pigments or blue food coloring. ...Read more

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What doesit mean if you vomit a dark green colour?

What doesit mean if you vomit a dark green colour?

Dark green vomitis: If you haven' t eaten green vegetables you may be vomiting bile. See your doctor asap to make sure you dont have an obstruction of your bile duct. ...Read more

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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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What does green vomit mean?

What does green vomit mean?

It may mean that you: Are vomiting up bile. If you are still ill consider medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does "bloody stool" mean?

What does "bloody stool" mean?

Nothing that should : Be ignored, but rather needs immediate attention. Can be infectious, inflammatory such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, tumor, hemorrhoids. Or even from an upper intestinal problem such as ulcer or meckels diverticulum. You need to be evaluated promptly. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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