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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

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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 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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Yellow bile in stool?

Yellow bile in stool?

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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Can beer cause yellow soft stool?

Can beer cause yellow soft stool?

Not usually: Various kinds of gastroenteritis, usually viral, can cause this, and would be concerned about gall bladder problems. See your doctor, who may want to refer you to a gastroenterologist for full evaluation. Easiest way to find out is stop drinking beer. If that hasn't occurred to you, perhaps you have a problem with it. Talk to your doctor about that as well, and consider stopping/ cutting down. ...Read more

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Does the liver cause yellow stool?

Does the liver cause yellow stool?

Sort of...: The liver makes bile which flows into the intestine to help digest fats and oils. The bile is green, but mixed in with stuff in the colon, it gives the stool colors from yellows through browns. Yellow stool is what we see in babies. Yellow would be too light a color for children and adults. Stool without much color, or with grayish/chalky color, may mean the bile is blocked. A doctor can evaluate. ...Read more

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Is stool always yellow if you have c diff?

Is stool always yellow if you have c diff?

No: Stool infected with c. Diff can be many different colors - yellow, green, brown. You can't diagnose it by color. ...Read more

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Is having watery yellow and orange stool bad?

Is having watery yellow and orange stool bad?

Depends on reason.: Foods that can cause orange stools: sweet potatoes, carrots, winter squash, cilantro, thyme, kale, spinach, turnip greens ; collards. Artificial food coloring ; some meds (antacids) are other reasons. Inadequate bile, gallstones, blocked bile ducts, irritable bowel ; diarrhea are possibilities especially with symptoms like diarrhea, constipation or abd. Discomfort. Stooling change warrants eval. ...Read more

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What is the cause of yellow mucosa on the stool?

What is the cause of yellow mucosa on the stool?

Mucus in stool: Mucus in stool could be from many things, however it is commonly associated with infections as dysentery (intestinal infection). If you continue to note this with or without diarrhea it should be worked up further with an exam and a stool test. ...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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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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Yellow stool normal a week after single 1g dose of azythromycin?

Yellow stool normal a week after single 1g dose of azythromycin?

Is this new or not?: 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. Broad-spectrum antibiotics can alter gut flora &/or promote secondary infection like C.difficile. Pls address concern to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the possible cause of yellow colored stool or yellow liquid stool.?

What is the possible cause of yellow colored stool or yellow liquid stool.?

Depends on things...: Yellow is one of the normal stool colors, but usually in babies. For non-babies, stool color changes to more yellow if the stool is looser and is moving through the bowels in a shorter time, but that should be only temporary. Older children and adults don't have yellow stool as their normal stool, so a doctor can check to see if there is an infectious problem or gall bladder (bile) problem. ...Read more

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What is it if you see a small trace of blood and yellow mucus in your stool?

What is it if you see a small trace of blood and yellow mucus in your stool?

Unsure: Could be an intolerance to something like dairy. Could be a one time event. If you develop any other symptoms such as blood or cramping, I would get checked. ...Read more

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I have yellow liquid stool and it doesn't give warnings just comes out. Please help?

I have yellow liquid stool and it doesn't give warnings just comes out. Please help?

Need more informatio: We need more information to beable to answer your question, like how long you have it, are you taking any medicine, do you have fever, abdominal cramps, how many times in a day you have these stools, and what you mean by it just comes out. It may be due to intestinal viral or bacterial infection or parasite like giardiasis etc. It may also be related to your diet and lactose intolerance. See your md. ...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 have mushroom like fresh In my stool . Plus yellow paper like pieces. What may this be?

I have mushroom like fresh In my stool . Plus yellow paper like pieces. What may this be?

It depends on what: You ate but sounds like some stuff has happened since stuff is coming out of your stool. Please be more specific in describing the stool quality next time. ...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

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