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Why do you have a green bowel movement ?
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Related to food
Likely related to food items you've eaten.
Or sometimes to non-food items: ingesting foods that have been colored with food coloring can change the stool appearance transiently. My brother once ate blue chalk. Yes- you guessed it right.

In brief: Related to food
Likely related to food items you've eaten.
Or sometimes to non-food items: ingesting foods that have been colored with food coloring can change the stool appearance transiently. My brother once ate blue chalk. Yes- you guessed it right.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Green food usually
Dark green leafy veggies can cause green stool.
, iron supplements, algae rapid transit through the gut can cause bile to get into colon (often causes diarrhea). Lots of GI causes: infection-salmonella, giardia, celiac sprue, malabsorption, ibd, gastroenteritis, and more. Ongoing, associated with other symptoms, diarrheal stools, pain, fever, etc- see your doc.

In brief: Green food usually
Dark green leafy veggies can cause green stool.
, iron supplements, algae rapid transit through the gut can cause bile to get into colon (often causes diarrhea). Lots of GI causes: infection-salmonella, giardia, celiac sprue, malabsorption, ibd, gastroenteritis, and more. Ongoing, associated with other symptoms, diarrheal stools, pain, fever, etc- see your doc.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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