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Stool Discoloration
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Stool Discoloration
I hope someone can answer a question for me. For about the past few weeks I have noticed that my stoll is a "lighter" color that normal. It's not white or yellow just lighter. I read on another page that drinking alot of milk can cause this. Also I have been feeling tired at times. I think it's just where I go to bed too late and get up too early. What else could be the cause? And is this something I should see a doctor about right away??
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EJ
No--you are absolutely fine.  Stool color can vary everyday according to diet.  Don't worry your fine.
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Stool color is usually not anything to get worked up about unless it does turn yellow, green, black, white, or has bright red blood in it and it occurs more than once.
Also you want to report to your physician if your stool is clay colored as that can also indicate a problem.
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what does it mean if your stool is bright yellow?
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Green stools are absolutely normal, yellow stools may indicate a problem with your Pancreas, and i stress the word "may", yellow stools on occassion can be the result of many things, food, meds,nervous bowel.To put your mind at ease, consult you Dr.
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aem
Try this website

http://www.afraidtoask.com/bowel/index.html
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