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Yellow Curdled Poop
Yes: 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
It means you have diarrhea and need to change your diet, depending on the severity, you may need clear fluids and gradual increaese in diet
in severe case if associated with vomiting, you may need IV fluids and/or hospitalisation
it may be caused by viruses, or bacteria like e coli, salmonella, shigella or others
most of the time it gets better on its own with change in diet. ...Read more
Evaluate if persist: Do consult Healthtap, since it may not be a quick answer. It can be nl if transient. If blood noted, it needs stool testing. Some intolerance to lactose/ fats etc mat present like this. Excessive milk may cause it....there are many more causes depending on the detailed history. ...Read more
Yellow poop during 8 months poignancy — past 18 hours & loose — should I be worried about my Fiancee?
Depends...: Yellow stools can be related to malabsorption. It can be food poisoning. If she has diarrhea, you want to make sure that she remains hydrated with adequate water intake. If she has vomiting as well, it may be worthwhile to see a doctor to get IV fluids. Moderate to sever dehydration can put stress on fetal growth. ...Read more
For the past 2 days my poop has been yellow, smooth and soft. The odor has became more strong and unpleasant. What is wrong with it?
What's the cause?: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more
My son is 2 months and formula fed. He is taking between 3.5 – 4 oz each feed. Today his poop was thick and green usually runny and yellow. Normal?
My breastfed 2 weeks old son is pooping 5 to 6 times a day in which he poops 1 or 2 times in light yellow color instead of dark yellow. Is it normal?
My 8 week old started having very smelly farts and large poops that fill her whole diaper. Still, mustard yellow. Why so smelly now?? Formula & BF
Gut bacteria: Babies swallow air when they eat and have germs in their intestine. The intestinal germs include whatever they suck off their fingers that survives the stomach acid. These germs live off the undigested material in the gut & produce a variety of gasses during that process. Swallowed air plus gut gas produces stinky farts. Sometimes adding probiotics to their feeds can change but not eliminate the odor ...Read more
What do u eat to make your poop darker? It's been light brown with a little yellow recently ever since I returned home what can I eat to make it darker
The Color of Stool: This is perhaps the first time this question has ever been asked in any forum for health. There is absolutely no reason to be concerned about the color of one's stool when all else is normal. It is, quite frankly, bizarre to even be worrying about this. Why are you even spending a minute thinking about this? What possible reason would you have to need your stool to be a different color? ...Read more
My son is 1 these past 3 days he has been pooping back-to-back like 35 times a day & it's like a mustard yellow. What's wrong with him please help.
Stomach virus...: It sounds like your son may have caught a stomach virus (such as rotavirus); however, at his young age and with that large number of stools I would recommend that he be seen by his pediatrician-mainly to ensure that he is not showing signs of dehydration and that his electrolyte levels are normal. It is important that you keep up with his output with an electrolyte solution such as pedialyte. ...Read more
Can be: 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
Normal: This should be normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Poop Color: The color of stool means little unless there is no color or it is black and tarry or bloody. Then these indicate liver or bleeding problems. The yellow may indicate dyes in the suppository or a reaction to foods or viruses. Not to worry Mom. ...Read more
Loose watery stools:
Loose watery stools are also called diarrhea and can be due to a virus, bacterial or prtozoal infection. And sometimes a side effects of antibiotics, lactose intolerance or malabsorption of food like celiac disease
depends on if it is acute which is self limiting and just needs oral fluids to prevent dehydration
if it is chroniv it needs to be evaluated and checked in detail to find the cause. ...Read more
See your doctor: There are many potential causes of your bleeding, but anytime you have rectal bleeding it is important to seek out the source. It may turn out to be nothing important, but there is always the chance that it may be related to something serious, such as colon cancer, so you shouldn't ignore it. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
Yellow 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
My daughter just turned one on September 30 and since she's been born she's had yellow poop is she okay?
Normal: Perfectly normalGet a more detailed answer ›
Why does my 6 week old have really dark green and really thick poop sometimes has a little of yellow in it?
My three-month-old BF baby has normally had yellow colored poop. But tonight she just had a green poop is that normal?
Breast milk poo: The stool of breast fed babies can vary in color and consistency without cause for concern, provided there is no blood, fever, vomiting, irritability, abdominal distension or loss of weight. If other children in the home or daycare are having similar symptoms, it may be due to infection. ...Read more