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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

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...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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What does green flem mean?

What does green flem mean?

Usually infection: Yellow or green mucous usually indicates an infection, either viral or bacterial. ...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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Is green poop bad? What does it mean?

Is green poop bad? What does it mean?

Green feces: Can occur with certain meds (iron), food dyes, green veggies , med conditions ; rapid transit of stool through the GI tract. ...Read more

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What does green phlegm means?

What does green phlegm means?

Green phlegm: Phlegm can vary in color and character. Yellow, green, rust colored, or a combination of colors can be indicative of a bacterial infection, but not always. ...Read more

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What does a toddlers green poop mean?

What does a toddlers green poop mean?

Normal variation: 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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Why does it mean to have green poop?

Why does it mean to have green poop?

Ingested foods: The color of your stool is often secondary to what you have eaten and the bacteria in your colon, but also may suggest bile excretion in excess. Do not worry about this unless you have other symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you poop green?

What does it mean if you poop green?

Depends : If otherwise normal bowel movement residual food stuff or bile. If diarrhea could be bacterial cause. There are organisms such as shigella that can cause green watery stools. ...Read more

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What does purple baby poop mean?

What does purple baby poop mean?

Color of poop: Baby's poop is a reflect what they have been eating. Has your baby eaten prunes or other fruits or had juices that are of that color. Speak to your pediatrician to review dietary recommendations. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

Its Christmas!!! LOL: No really, it is usually some dietary change you have made, as long as the stool is fairly normal consistency - the color changes sometimes dramatically with changes in your diet. Should go back to normal in a day or two... As long as it is not black and tarry - that would be worrisome! have a great holiday! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

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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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

Either you ate: something that turned your stool green, or else you pooped out some extra bile acids in stool. Nothing to worry about, unless you are having diarrhea and abdominal pain-then it could be an infection ...Read more

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What does clay-colored stool mean to doctor?

What does clay-colored stool mean to doctor?

Acholic stool: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale, clay-color 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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What does it mean if my baby has green poop?

What does it mean if my baby has green poop?

OK if baby is OK: You did not mention the age but as long the baby is acting okay it is alright to have a green stool. Most of the time (as long as the stools are not red or black) they are okay. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have runny yellow poop?

What does it mean when you have runny yellow poop?

Diarrhea: It means you have diarrhea and need to change your diet, depending on the severity, you may need clear fluids and gradual increaese in diet in severe case if associated with vomiting, you may need IV fluids and/or hospitalisation it may be caused by viruses, or bacteria like e coli, salmonella, shigella or others most of the time it gets better on its own with change in diet. ...Read more

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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