Korinna Kriemhild stools, 2018-01-31 22:44:00. Light green stools can be result of taking too much of iron in diet. You may need to cut down on the iron tonics or supplements under the advice of doctors or change the child's diet of high iron.
Corina Marisol stools, 2017-10-04 03:28:27. As we all know, the bile (digestive juices) mixes with the food once it reaches the small intestine. Bile, which is green in color, promotes breakdown of fats to boost digestion. Thus, the food attains green color when it enters the small intestine. Undigested green food is diverted to the large intestine, where it changes to light brown. This happens because of bacterial activity in the large intestine. However, if the undigested food has traveled at a faster pace through the large bowels, there will be hardly any interaction between the stool formed and the bacteria present in the large intestine. As a result, the stool color doesn't change to light brown and instead appears green.
Corina Marisol stools, 2017-10-03 08:44:20. Before initiating the treatment, the underlying cause of green stool in children or in adults is confirmed with a lab diagnosis. It is done through an examination of a stool sample. The tests which are usually employed include X-ray, blood tests, a procedure known as stool culture, and colonoscopy procedure. The type of treatment for a particular patient is driven by the nature of the symptoms, the causal factor(s) and test results. Affected patients may be recommended changes in their diet, apart from administrating medications for maintaining digestive health.
Rashmi Jameela stools, 2017-10-04 11:06:04. The consumption of processed food can burden the digestive system, as these foods are difficult to digest. Hence, there's a need to cut down on the intake of these foods. Also, cut down on the intake of caffeinated drinks, as these can lead to dehydration.
Sonja Mairenn stools, 2017-10-02 20:00:45. Taking certain medications during pregnancy can also cause green bowel movement. For instance, pregnant women reeling under a sinus infection often use antibiotics to get relief. Defecation of green feces has been attributed to intake of these antibiotics. Green bowel movement after taking antibiotics is not uncommon and usually stops after the medication is halted. Reducing the dosage after consulting a doctor might also help to restore normal stool color.
Clarissa Bancroft stools, 2017-10-04 04:22:01. Very Light Brown It can be caused due to excess fat or constipation. Liver problem can also lead you to this color.
Rajya Maureen stools, 2017-10-05 00:42:25. Dark Red or Maroon Colon cancer, internal bleeding of the lower section of the GI tract, internal hemorrhoids, anal fissure, diverticulitis, colon polyps etc. are some of the major causes of this color.
Doubravka Tamara stools, 2017-10-05 09:29:59. This was a brief overview on the medical conditions that may cause stool color to change. I hope that the aforementioned stool color chart provided you with the required information on stool color meanings and the possible causes. If you have been experiencing abnormal bowel movement with abnormal stool color, consult a doctor immediately. A timely diagnosis and treatment will certainly ensure a speedy recovery.
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