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Our 5 month old baby passed stool that is a large ball of yellow jelly - very jelly like. What could be the cause and what action should we take?

Our 5 month old baby passed stool that is a large ball of yellow jelly - very jelly like. What could be the cause and what action should we take?

Jelly Stool: The stools of infants vary greatly in color and texture ranging from loose mustard yellow to hard dark brown. However, a jelly secretion implies a blockage of stool from passing and is of concern. If your baby is comfortable and without other problems, call your doctor for further advice and care. If your baby has any other symptom (crying, fussy, bloated, etc) seek immediate help, go to ER. ...Read more

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I had bloody stools for a week now the blood has stopped and when I eat even a bit of food I have diareha that's bright yellow and look like jelly?

I had bloody stools for a week now the blood has stopped and when I eat even a bit of food I have diareha that's bright yellow and look like jelly?

Blood in stool: Abnormal and concerning for rectal or colon cancer. Diarrhea is also abnormal, but it is most likely infection. Other possibilities are ulcerative or Crohn's colitis, diverticulitis, or ischemic colitis. You must see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. My child is 23days old n he has a yellow stool n it's like it's stretching like elastic, is that normal?

Hi Dr. My child is 23days old n he has a yellow stool n it's like it's stretching like elastic, is that normal?

See below: You must be breast feeding, as yellow mushy stools are seen especially with breast fed infants. He may stool after every feeding. Make sure infant is urinating 6-8 times a day or you may need to add some water to his diet.. ...Read more

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The last three days I have had yellow clear liquidy coming out instead of stool, and I am in a lot of pain. I would like to know why please.

The last three days I have had yellow clear liquidy coming out instead of stool, and I am in a lot of pain. I would like to know why please.

Concerning: You did not mention where the pain is, but assuming its in the proximity of the yellow clear liquid. This is concerning for rectal abscess, or other bacterial infections, including some std's. You should get seen asap as infections are easier to take control of the sooner you get to them. Good luck. ...Read more

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My baby is 4months old he do poo like after or between every feed, stool looks sometimes yellowes green sometime only green with white chuckes inside.

My baby is 4months old he do poo like after or between every feed, stool looks sometimes yellowes green sometime only green with white chuckes inside.

Normal: Breastfeeding infant stool can be yellow, green or brown, runny or oatmeal consistency, and zero to several times per day. Seek medical care if there is blood in the poop or if the poop is all white or grey in color. ...Read more

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I have yellow like worms in stool, what could this be?

See details: If you actually have worms in your stool, it must be evaluated. Pinworms are not that uncommon. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is my stool yellow?

Why is my stool yellow?

Possible reasons: 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. ...Read more

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What could cause yellow stool?

What could cause yellow stool?

Could be bad: Acholic stools can be normal or caused by a blockage of your common bile duct from a stone or a cancer. See your internal medicine doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I mostly have yellow stool?

Why do I mostly have yellow stool?

Not sure: Yellow stool can be related to GERD, Celiac Sprue, Steatorrhea, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis & gallbladder diseases. ...Read more

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What causes my stools to be yellow?

What causes my stools to be yellow?

Med eval: Yellow stool, especially if light in color can be caused by problems with the liver or gallbladder. Gastroesophageal reflex, celiac disease, intestinal inflammatory disease and malabsorption can also be causes. I recommend that you contact your physician so that this can be evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause runny yellow stool?

What could cause runny yellow stool?

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

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What causes bright yellow foamy stool?

May be diet related: Usually color and consistency of stool is related to food. But it could also be caused by medications, or problems with liver, pancreas, gallbladder and colon. If after changing your diet it stays the same you need to see a dictor. ...Read more

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What causeswhite stool and no yellowing of skin?

What causeswhite stool and no yellowing of skin?

? Dietary intake: Yellowing of the skin (jaundice) and white stools (acholic) would likely be due to failure of the liver and billiary system. This is seen in newborn infants with biliary atresia and these infants require a great deal of care requiring surgical procedures and finally, if they survive to that point, a liver transplant. White stool without jaundice - maybe diet - white food that is not digested? ...Read more

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Why are stools brown but when you wipe it's yellow?

Why are stools brown but when you wipe it's yellow?

Bile pigment: Stool contains, among other things, a substance called bile which is produced by the gall bladder. Bile helps digest dietary fat. When a thin layer of stool is spread across toilet tissue, the greenish yellow color of bile is more readily visible than it is when it's in, well, a scoop of poop. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stool is yellow and runny?

What does it mean when your stool is yellow and runny?

Lotta possibilities.: Without examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health.
This is a perfect description of a liver problem (but only if the urine is dark brown!). There's lots of liver problems (infection, irritation, poisoning and many others).
Other categories of causes.
Not absorbing food (fat, protein, or carbohydrate).
Mostly, not serious diet or viral causes.
but need dr visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean when stool is loose and bright yellow?

Nothing: Yellow reflects bile in stool, can be green or brown.
If loose all the time then something not right. ...Read more

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My stool had been yellow for a while now is that normal?

Yellow stool: Yellow stool is not normal, especially if it's been this way for a while as you state. The yellow color could signify fat in the stool ("steatorrhea") which could be related to malabsorption of fat from the diet, or a medical issue that is preventing such. ...Read more

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My stool looks light yellow color. What is the symptom of this..

My stool looks light yellow color. What is the symptom of this..

It is normal for: Stool to be anywhere from light yellow to dark brown. Black or white stools are concerning. In the absence of other symptoms this is nothing to worry about and is normal for you and what you eat. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of sudden development of yellow stool?

What are some common causes of sudden development of yellow stool?

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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Have white to yellow mucos with stool for months now. What should I do?

Have white to yellow mucos with stool for months now. What should I do?

Mucus on stools: It is not normal
it reflects inflammation and/or infection
you can't treat this at home
you must see a physician. ...Read more

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What dose having bright yellow/ mustered coloured stools sergest or signify?

Faster stool transit: Stool color is dependent on bile. Green bile gets excreted from the liver into the stool. As it travels through the bowel, the bile is acted on by gut bacteria and gradually changes color from green to yellow to brown. If the stool moves faster through the gut, bacteria have less time to change the bile color. This is not a problem unless having persistent diarrhea. ...Read more

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My son is 3 months, and he has got a greenish yellow stool, what does it mean.?

My son is 3 months, and he has got a greenish yellow stool, what does it mean.?

He's normal: 3 month old infants frequently have greenish yellow stools. Breast fed infants have yellow seedy stools. If there is lots of mucous or blood in the stools, that's when we worry about milk protein allergy. ...Read more

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Causes for yellow stool with an assortment of undigested food in it. Also very soft and unformed.

Causes for yellow stool with an assortment of undigested food in it. Also very soft and unformed.

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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My continous 4-5 times stool passing from 2 week and black yellow mix type stool. What is the problem?

My continous 4-5 times stool passing from 2 week and black yellow mix type stool. What is the problem?

Diarrhea: Loose yellow, frequent stools could be from a viral gastrointestinal tract infection with subsequent irritable bowel. However black stool, if not from taking peptobismol, could indicate bleeding from high in the gi tract from gastritis or a peptic ulcer. I recommend seeing your physician who can perform a simple stool test in the office to check for occult blood. Follow a bland, low roughage diet ...Read more

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My stools are normal brown in colour but today was a yellow colour? Is this anything to worry about? It's not loose and normal.

My stools are normal brown in colour but today was a yellow colour? Is this anything to worry about? It's not loose and normal.

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