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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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Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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What does normal newborn poop look like?

What does normal newborn poop look like?

Almost anything: Initial newborn poop is usually greenish black meconium. Aftter that it can be any one of a number of colors-brown, yellow, green. It can be dark or light, firm, hard or soft, all of which can be normal. Red or bloody, tarry black or white could mean a serious problem and your pediatrician shoul be called. ...Read more

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What does healthy stool look like

What does healthy stool look like

Brown, soft, formed: Basically, brown, soft, but well formed. Anything else on a consistent basis may need evaluation - especially if other symptoms. ...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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Why is does my stool look like ash?

Why is does my stool look like ash?

Many things.: Ash colored stool often indicates a difficulty with excretion of bilirubin as is seen in hepatitis, gallstone disease, alcoholic liver disease, or medication effect. Should see doc to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your poop looks like worms?

What does it mean if your poop looks like worms?

Has worms?: If your stool has the presence of worms in it, then you should see a doctor for a potential parasitic infestation. ...Read more

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What does the poop look like for a baby who swallowed blood?

What does the poop look like for a baby who swallowed blood?

Tar like: Blood get digested by stomach acid causing tarry black steaky substance called melina. Shahzeidi, md. ...Read more

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My urine smells like poo what does that mean?

My urine smells like poo what does that mean?

Have urine tested: If urine doesnt smell right. Go to your doctor and have it tested. Urine is normally sterile and doesnt have a particular odor. ...Read more

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What does fibre in stool look like? Does it look like strings?

What does fibre in stool look like? Does it look like strings?

Stool quality: You won't see fiber in human stool per se, it will just be bulky and pass out easily when you have enough fiber in your diet. 25-30 grams/day is the target for adults. ...Read more

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What will healthy poop look like?

What will healthy poop look like?

Variable: This depends upon what you eat mostly. The color will varying from dark in a high red meat diet to sandy color for a vegetarian diet. The stool should be solid in texture, but not so hard it is difficult to eliminate. The texture is very loose to runny if you have irritating material in your colon and will be black if there is bleeding. ...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 a baby kicking feel like?

What does a baby kicking feel like?

Variable: The first thing to realize is that most women begin feeling fetal movement beginning around 20 weeks. That said, fetal movement can be perceived as "fluttering" in the beginning to actually being able to see the baby move under the abdominal wall late in pregnancy. Some women say this can be painful at times. ...Read more

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What does diarrhea look like?

What does diarrhea look like?

Charmed existence!: You're 31 years old and you're asking what diarrhea looks like? Really? ...Read more

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What does it mean when your poop is like a dark tar color?

Depends: Most commonly, you had too much coffee or red wine. But it can also be a sign of internal bleeding. So if the stool is still dark, you need to get checked. ...Read more

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Why does my feces look like powder?

Get it checked out: Not sure but you should see your doctor and possibly get a stool test to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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My pee is like bright green , what does that mean ?

My pee is like bright green , what does that mean ?

Urine color: Certain foods and vitamins can change the color of the urine. You can get a bright yellow or orange color with vit C. Have you had a fever, foul smelling urine, cloudy urine? Drink plenty of water and f/u with your doctor for a urine test to make sure you don't have an infection. ...Read more

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What does gastrografin look like and what does it taste like?

What does gastrografin look like and what does it taste like?

"gastrografin": This is a contrast material and has calcium in it, which "tastes chalky", but may have some light flavoring to counteract the chalky taste. It is used to outline the stomach and intestinal lining with x-rays of the area to determine ulcers or other abnormalities. It is white or light pink in general. ...Read more

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Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more