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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
Digested blood: Possible upper gi, partially digested, blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tar like: Blood get digested by stomach acid causing tarry black steaky substance called melina. Shahzeidi, md. ...Read more
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
Same: the same as a non pregnant belly ...Read more
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
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
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
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
"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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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