With respect to bilary obstruction or liver issues, what qualifies as concerning "clay colored" stools?
I read over and over that pale and clay colors are conerning - but I am hoping to uderstand what color the "clay" being referred to is...is it gray (like sculpting clay)? orange-ish (like a clay tennis court)? Far from light brown?
Please let me know the range of concerning colored stools.
Thanks for the info!...just trying to rule things out.
if the liver was causing "abdominal pain" ( i assume swelling since there are no nerves?), would it be in both the front side and the back side? I have some aching in the back, right side - just inside/under the scapula (shoulder blade)...nothing really noticable in the front.
1st thing i had clay colored stools dx was IBS had colonoscopy, i had gallbladder diease dx 3 yrs later dr found polyps i was dumping green antifreeze color liquid yellow neon colors with clay color , the dr will ck for hepetitis (hepatitis) A, B, C varieties , do you have yellow eyes or skin? iv drug user? medical position pancretitis liver enzymes stool specimins , blood work gallstones bile ducts plugged could be anything, see a dr, now walmart sells digestive enzymes look for ingred. amelyse lipase protease if your organs are stressed you will feel better by adding these our organs produce these enzymes but i was lacking one so it helped me,
i was bloated sick nauseaus food made me sick. tender guts ....
ill, you need to have the doc run some tests: liver and pancreatic enzyme level tests and since you mention the right-sided pain, having a gallbladder ultrasound and HIDA scan with CCK injection might not be a bad idea either.
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