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Yellow Stools (Definition)

Yellow stools is the normal condition in most babies. Babies tend to have ...Read more


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Does gallbladder removal cause yellow stools?

Does gallbladder removal cause yellow stools?

Sometimes: When the gallbladder is removed, the normal storage of bile and excretion in response to meals, is interrupted. Instead, the liver will constantly make bile and excrete this directly into the GI tract. Without food present, this can cause irritation of the intestine, causing diarrhea in about 20% of cholecystectomy patients. This may be yellow, since there may not be accompanying solid stool. ...Read more

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What causes yellow stools and bile vomit?

What causes yellow stools and bile vomit?

Possible causes.: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w gastroesophageal reflux disease as well. Get checked if recurrent. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of yellow stools?

What could be the cause of yellow stools?

Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency 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. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have smelly yellow stools from major diet change. Should I eat or starve for 24 hours?

I have smelly yellow stools from major diet change. Should I eat or starve for 24 hours?

NEITHER: just CHANGE back to your original dietary habits and TIME will change your stools back to what you consider "normal"! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I've got yellow stools and discomfort in lower back sometimes when lying down what is this?

I've got yellow stools and discomfort in lower back sometimes when lying down what is this?

Bile-colored stool: The amount, color, frequency 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. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a yellow stool what is the most common cause of frequent yellow stools in a 16 year old?

I had a yellow stool what is the most common cause of frequent yellow stools in a 16 year old?

Need more info: Normal stool color can vary greatly from brown to green to yellow. Yellow can result from a fatty meal, but could also indicate liver/gallbladder disease. Black, maroon, bloody, pale, white, clay colored stools or greasy/foamy/floating/mucus stools are all a cause for concern. Stooling frequency can also vary. More important than the #stools/day is a change in the normal pattern of stooling. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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