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Can bacterial overgrowth in the colon or small bowel cause loose or watery stools which are. Sometimes pale?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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In brief: Pale stools

Pale stools can be caused by bacterial infection, infestation with parasite, yeast overgrowth, liver/gallbladder dysfunction and other diseases.
Certain foods and medications can also affect the consistency and color of stools.

In brief: Pale stools

Pale stools can be caused by bacterial infection, infestation with parasite, yeast overgrowth, liver/gallbladder dysfunction and other diseases.
Certain foods and medications can also affect the consistency and color of stools.
Dr. Tanya Russo
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