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My 5 year old just done a green poo what does this mean?

My 5 year old just done a green poo what does this 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

Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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What symtom is Liver pain,dark green poo mean?

What symtom is Liver pain,dark green poo mean?

Liver pain: LIver pain occurs in right upper quadrant (RUQ) - an area just below the right rib cage. So fat your stool is not watery, bloody, and very foul smelling you should be ok. ...Read more

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My three month old has had 2 green poo nappies & thrown up some of her last 2 feeds what could this mean.?

My three month old has had 2 green poo nappies & thrown up some of her last 2 feeds what could this mean.?

Several reasons: The color of baby's stools can range from green to yellow to brown. The color usually depends on how fast the stool moves through the intestines or items in the diet. If she throws up all of her feeding consistently, see her doctor right away. Otherwise, slightly decrease the volume of her feedings for a day or so and ensure she burps well. If she acts uncomfortable, see the pediatrician. ...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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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 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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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?

Green foods or bile: Either green foods, or bile (digestive juices) which passes through the gut without getting used up or digested can cause a greenish color in your stool. If you are not having pain, diarrhea, or other difficulties, it is nothing to worry about. ...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