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What Is The Best Treatment For Green Stools
Followv up w gi doc: Acute flare up with steroid but many option regarding with maintenance treatment. Your local GI guy would be best serve you. ...Read more
Determine cause: Black stools could be due to iron supplements, bismuth antidiarrheal agent (e.g. Pepto bismol), or bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract or sometimes right side of the colon. Bleeding can cause black, sticky, smelly bowel movements. If not taking iron or busmuth, or it continues after stopping, it really is necessary to get seen and be sure there is not a serious but treatable cause.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Stool color changes with diet, with hydration status, with viruses, and other causes. If your child is well, behaving normally, growing normally, eating and drinking normally, and the only problem is the color of the poop, then wipe it up and don't worry about it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Found a rice-like worm in my 2 year old's stool, when it moved it stretched very thin, white very tiny, pinworms? Best OTC treatment? Other info?
On treatment for. C diff. 11day vanco. Normal for stool to be green runny/ mushy? Go about 3x a day. Have gas also. Never so blood or severe side pain
C. difficile: Need to go back and see the doctor and have the stool retested for c. Difficile toxins. You may want to add probiotic to the therapy or eat unpasteurized yogurt regularly to help the normal bowel flora recover. See your doctor and get this worked out. Not an easy disease to treat sometimes. Best wishes. ...Read more
It's possible, but: not necessarily the case. The color of the stool depends on several factors, but most importantly, the time it takes for food/substances ingested to move through the intestinal tract. (which changed the amount of bile excreted into the intestines and then reabsorbed); the faster substances move through, the greener the stools. Some stools that are bright green are from infections. ...Read more
For about a week, loose and solid yellowish-green stools. Diet hasn't changed. Some rectal discomfort and bleeding when wiping. Cause for concern?
Green stool: 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 consumed in the last few days. If the green color is unusual for you & persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Green stools: This could result from rapid transit of feces through the intestines, or from food colorings such as in liquorice., consuming iron-rich foods or iron supplements, or leafy green vegetables, taking laxatives, and if with other intestinal symptoms it can result from irritable bowel or intestinal infections. If no symptoms, no worries. ...Read more
See below: Please consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/definition/SYM-20050708 ...Read more
Green=fast: Green stools could mean your food is traveling thru your GI tract faster than usual. It might be time to visit your dr and have a blood test to monitor your antibodies for celiac. If they are elevated from last test, this could mean, your diet has some gluten in it, that might be affecting the transit of your stool. Also check your weight, and stool for fat. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed about 8 months ago and off and on i have bright bright green stools is this normal?
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