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Mt 6 yr old daughter had abdominal pain that came and went ,diarrhea for 2 days and now had a clay colour almost whitish BM? Could it be just a virus

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
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In brief: Possible

its possible, if her stools do not return to normal color and remain whitish, she needs to be checked for a blockage in bile absorption since bile is what gives the stool its color. SHe could have any number of conditions that are leading to white colored stools.

In brief: Possible

its possible, if her stools do not return to normal color and remain whitish, she needs to be checked for a blockage in bile absorption since bile is what gives the stool its color. SHe could have any number of conditions that are leading to white colored stools.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Mgt/workup

If your daughter has continued pain, fever or change in her stool color, I would recommend a follow up visit with your PCP.
They may consider hepatitis/liver screening tests.

In brief: Mgt/workup

If your daughter has continued pain, fever or change in her stool color, I would recommend a follow up visit with your PCP.
They may consider hepatitis/liver screening tests.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Possible virus

When there is rapid transit of stool through the intestines,normal pigment and absorption are abnormal causing lighter colored stools.
However clay colored stools can be seen in biliary tract problems such as stones. Notify your pediatrician if clay colored stools persist especially in combination with brownish urine.

In brief: Possible virus

When there is rapid transit of stool through the intestines,normal pigment and absorption are abnormal causing lighter colored stools.
However clay colored stools can be seen in biliary tract problems such as stones. Notify your pediatrician if clay colored stools persist especially in combination with brownish urine.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Dr. Donald Colantino
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