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What would cause someone to have runny, lime green stool?

What would cause someone to have runny, lime green stool?

Green stool: Any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leafy vegetables can lead to green stool. Green cabbage, lettuce, peas, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, green salad, green leaves, celery & green beans as well as food that contains green food coloring can lead to green stool. Some meds can change stool >>. ...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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What does green stool for 2 days mean in adults?

What does green stool for 2 days mean in adults?

By itself, not much: 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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Supposing that the colour of your stool is green consistently. What does that mean?

Supposing that the colour of your stool is green consistently. What does that mean?

Green eggs ; ham!: (just kidding) any conditions which cause the stool to transit too rapidly through the intestines can lead to green, moist stool. On the other hand eating green leafy vegetables can lead to green stool. Green cabbage, lettuce, peas, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, green salad, green leaves, celery ; green beans as well as food that contains green food coloring can lead to green stool. Some meds can >. ...Read more

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What happens if the colour of your stool is green consistently. What does that mean?

What happens if the colour of your stool is green consistently. What does that mean?

Green Stool can: Be caused by rapid transit time in the colon, eating foods that are green, green food dye or some medications. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your stool is green? Is there any make concerns or anything to be worried about?

What does it mean if your stool is green? Is there any make concerns or anything to be worried about?

Bile: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others ; the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd ignore the whole issue. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stool is green? I don't know of anything different that I ate thje past few days.

What does it mean when your stool is green? I don't know of anything different that I ate thje past few days.

Let me explain: Food may be moving through the large intestine too quickly, such as due to diarrhea. As a result, bile doesn't have time to break down completely.
Green leafy vegetables, green food coloring, such as in flavored drink mixes or ice pops, iron supplements. ...Read more

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What does mucusy green stool means in 4 months old baby?

What does mucusy green stool means in 4 months old baby?

Nothing special: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose or mucousy consistency. The germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd just monitor the issue and discuss your concerns with the doc at the next regular visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have green stool? Is that from bile or food or something else?

What does it mean to have green stool? Is that from bile or food or something else?

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 a green stool along with lower back pain in the kidney area mean?

What does a green stool along with lower back pain in the kidney area mean?

Most likely are not: Coneccting togethor. According to mayo clinic reason for green stool:diet high in green vegetables. Such as spinach, food dyes, severe diarrhea
protein hydrolysate formula, lack of
indomethacin — a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
iron supplements
medroxyprogesterone (depo-provera), a contraceptive drug
look for another reason for the back pain (kidney). ...Read more

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I have green stool with little blood clots in it. I also have abd pains with nausea. What does this mean?

I have green stool with little blood clots in it. I also have abd pains with nausea. What does this mean?

Serious: These symptoms are indicative of serious intestinal problem. Please see a gastroenterologist soon. You will need a bunch of tests and colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Does green stool means cancer? I sometimes have this problem along with pellet like stool and constipation. Does this mean colon cancer?

Does green stool means cancer? I sometimes have this problem along with pellet like stool and constipation. Does this mean colon cancer?

No: Color of stool is affected by your diet. It does not mean one has colon cancer. However, if you see bright red blood/bleeding in your stool- then you should see your doctor for more evaluation to see where is the source of the bleeding. You definitely need to make sure you hydrate (drink water) yourself and increase intake of fibers to help your constipation. ...Read more

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What does dark green stool mean (problem in colon or small intestine)? Having for 5 weeks. Waiting for my colonoscopy biopsy results.

What does dark green stool mean (problem in colon or small intestine)? Having for 5 weeks. Waiting for my colonoscopy biopsy results.

Green stool: Green stool doesn't necessarily mean anything, I wouldn't put too much thought into the color of your stool until the colonoscopy report comes back ...Read more

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I just had a mostly almost bright green (like the color of a lime or leaf) stool (not hard, mushy). It's never happened before. What does this mean

No worries...: Your diet likely contained lots of leafy greens in the past 24-48 hours to cause your stool to be green in color. This is not a sign that anything is wrong and will likely return to its normal color in a day or two. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does this mean I just turned vegan 4 days ago. And I have had a bit of tummy pain but it seems to of stopped but I noticed my urine and stool is like a lime green can you tell me why

What does this mean I just turned vegan 4 days ago. And I have had a bit of tummy pain but it seems to of stopped but I noticed my urine and stool is like a lime green can you tell me why

If: If you recently started consuming high amounts of fruits and vegetables then you may be having a difficult time digesting these foods. Also if you are taking vitamins this can contribute to the color change. Usually discoloration in urine and/or stool is from food/substance intake that is high in vitamins or food coloring. It is hard to say. If the pain persists please see your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your feces is brown but you have white and lime green specks in your feces?

Dyes: It is likely dyes or other undigestible elements of your diet, such as particles of a vitamin or some similar substance. If it is bothering you, be seen by your physician. ...Read more

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What is the cause of green stool?

What is the cause of green stool?

See below: Usually a change in the bacterial flora of the colon, which is normal if there are no other symptoms. ...Read more

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3 week old green stool?

3 week old green stool?

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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Toddler with green stool?

Toddler with green stool?

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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Can gastritis cause green stool?

Can gastritis cause green stool?

No: May cause black tarry stools if there is bleeding in the stomach but not green stools. ...Read more

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Do blueberries cause green stool?

Sometimes: Yes, they do, if eaten in large enough quantity. Purple and blue dye also often cause green stool. ...Read more

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My stool is green. Is it gastritis?

My stool is green. Is it gastritis?

May just be due to: Quick transit time through the intestines.

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My stool is green and has white flecks?

My stool is green and has white flecks?

Stool color: In general, what goes in, comes out. Stool color & content may be based upon diet, medications including otc products. Travel history may also be a factor. Information provided is limited so this response is very general. See your doctor for more thorough assessment. ...Read more

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Dark green stool. Is this from bleeding?

Usually no: Blood usually makes stool maroon or black not green unless you were vulcan. ...Read more

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Why does my 1 year old have bright green stool?

Why does my 1 year old have bright green stool?

Diet: Typically diet is first place to look. Graham crackers and grape juice can actually cause neon green stools. Other reasons include poor gut flora balance and probiotics may help. Usually it is not a big concern...Does give rise to improving diet though. ...Read more

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My 8 month baby is passing green stool but its not loose?

My 8 month baby is passing green stool but its not loose?

Green stools: Stool color in infants can vary depending on their diet, especially of consuming pureed foods such as green vegetables. Green stools are also common when an infant has upper respiratory congestion that is being swallowed and passed in the stool. Stool colors that would be concerning are white (Acolic), red (with blood) or black (digested blood). Fortunately, these are rare occurrences. ...Read more

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