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If you have yellow pasty stools, is that an infection or what?

If you have yellow pasty stools, is that an infection or what?

Colitis: It is possible that some forms of intestinal infections will present with pasty stools, although the color is usually immaterial. If you think you may have an infectious diarrhea you should see a doctor and have the stool examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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3mo formula changed from Similac Sensitive to Enfamil AR. Wet stools/diarrhea, awful diaper rash, & very pale yellow-green pasty stools. Milk change?

3mo formula changed from Similac Sensitive to Enfamil AR. Wet stools/diarrhea, awful diaper rash, & very pale yellow-green pasty stools. Milk change?

That is possible: stools expected to change w/formula change until your baby's intestine adjusts to new formula. Greenish yellow seedy stools are a normal stool color for babies. There are many. Is the baby excessively fussy /gassy. If not, give it a bit longer to see how your baby is adjusting. Many changes & you can't tell what works. For rash-barrier ointment & air helpful can mix maalox w/it and apply ...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?

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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