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I am a 44 year old male. I have had a green stool for the lasttwo days. Could it have been because of something i ate?

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Dr. Robert Andrews
Radiology - Interventional

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There are some food items that can cause green stool.
Black licorice, for instance, can do so. However, as indicated by the other folks who've answered, this is probably going to be a self-limited thing that requires no treatment. If it persists or you develop pain, fevers, or other symptoms, see your doctor.

In brief: There

There are some food items that can cause green stool.
Black licorice, for instance, can do so. However, as indicated by the other folks who've answered, this is probably going to be a self-limited thing that requires no treatment. If it persists or you develop pain, fevers, or other symptoms, see your doctor.
Dr. Robert Andrews
Dr. Robert Andrews
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In brief: The

The green is simply the bile your body produces.
It is not abnormal.

In brief: The

The green is simply the bile your body produces.
It is not abnormal.
Dr. J. C. DiGiacomo
Dr. J. C. DiGiacomo
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It may also represent a gastroenteritis.
It is usually self-limited. Stay hydrated and if it doesn't clear over the next few days, you should see your physician.

In brief: It

It may also represent a gastroenteritis.
It is usually self-limited. Stay hydrated and if it doesn't clear over the next few days, you should see your physician.
Dr. Patrick O'Neill
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