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Green Stools

Green stools usually occur due to the intake of excess green leafy vegetables. Chlorophyll in the plants produces a green color. Green stools can occur in children due to artificial colored frosting at birthday parties. But, if a person has recurring diarrhea and vomiting with green stools, it indicates Crohn's disease or irritable bowel syndrome.

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My baby has jaundice. Will breastfeeding help?

Query: Hi doctor, Our baby is 16 days old and is suffering from jaundice. Both mom and son have same B positive blood group. TSH level is normal and vitamin D oral drop is given. I have attached the bilirubin test report for your reference. Does breastfeeding affect jaundice in any way? Please advise us. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the reports that you have attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). 1. It is day 16 of the baby. Bilirubin levels have increased to 15 and it is mainlyindirect bilirubinemia. 2. Thyroid-stimulating hormone levels are normal, so hypot...  Read Full »

I am suffering from frequent urination. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old girl. Sometimes, I pee frequently in a day but do not feel any pain or burning sensation. Besides this, my stool is light green in colour. I feel scared when I see the colour of the stool everytime in the toilet bowl. My pubic area is also itching sometimes. Curre...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you can answer my questions I can help you better: Did you get diarrhea also? If yes, since how many days do you have? Did you get any fever or any rash on your body? Are you sexually active? Are you taking any iron supplements? Did you have food outside in a restau...  Read Full »

My baby girl has developed rashes, and her stools are green-yellowish in color. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a parent of a baby girl born a few days ago. We seek your advice regarding our challenges with her feeding and digestion. Our daughter started with Aptamil milk initially, but we switched to Novalac AC due to colic symptoms. Additionally, she developed a nappy rash, which we suspect ...  Read Full »

Dr. Wafia Modood

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your baby is very much normal. Regurgitation issues are prevalent in babies up to three months of age. After that, they settle down. The thing we should be taking care of is weight gain. If the baby gains weight despite her regurgitation issu...  Read Full »

After experiencing green, loose stools, I subsequently developed lower abdominal pain, which has persisted for the past 20 days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently experienced green, loose stools after eating a burger one night. I sought medical attention, and the stools persisted for about a week until they stopped due to the medication provided by the doctor. After that, I developed lower abdominal pain, which has been constant for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jagdish Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The ongoing lower abdominal pain you are experiencing could be related to post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). To manage this condition, I would suggest you consider making some lifestyle adjustments: Eng...  Read Full »

What causes headaches, left eye strain, green stools, and trouble sleeping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male with a weight of 154 lbs and a height of five feet seven inches. I have weird symptoms nowadays. I have occasional headaches for the past two weeks. I also have pain in my left eyes. I usually do dancing and exercise every day. But today, I just went for a jog and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sehrawat Manisha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have mentioned your routine activities and work hours. It seems that you have migraine headaches. The most common causes are stress and lack of sleep. Both these factors are present in your case. First of all, try to monitor your sleep pattern and any added stress w...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing persistent stomach issues with green stools, and slightly elevated liver enzymes after a diagnosis of celiac disease. How do I proceed?

Query: Hello doctor, Throughout my adult life, I have had persistent stomach issues like diarrhea, cramps, and more. Approximately six months ago, I received a diagnosis of celiac disease and also had slightly elevated liver enzymes. Since then, I have been adhering to a strict gluten-free diet without ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have thoroughly reviewed your case history, and I would like to provide a step-by-step analysis: Your altered bowel habits, including diarrhea and cramps, align with the diagnosis of celiac disease, especially given the improvement you have experienced since adop...  Read Full »

How to treat loose motions in a 12 days old baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My 12 days old baby boy has more frequent loose motions of up to 15 to 20 times a day. I am afraid of this. What is the treatment for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. At 12 days of age, there can be increased frequency of stools, but the stool amount should be very less and not watery. The stools can be green or yellow in color, which is normal at this age. However, if there are decreased feeding, fever...  Read Full »

Can ketosis cause abdominal pain with green stools?

Query: Male, 21, 5'7, 130lbs Hello, I went to the urgent care yesterday because I've been feeling morning sickness for a while and what I figured out there is the doctor said from viewing my urine that my body is in ketosis and I'm severely dehydrated. He had me fast the rest of the day and this morning I...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Thank you for reaching out to us. I’m very sorry to learn about what you have to go through. I will try my very best to help you. Based on your height and weight you are by no means underweight, your BMI is completely normal. Of course it can be that you suffer from malnutrition due to some ...  Read Full »

Why does my baby spit milk, and her poop appears green?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is 25 days old and feeding only formula milk. She is pooping in green color, sometimes spitting small amounts of milk, and sometimes not burping. Is there any special request? I am feeding stage 1 type of formula milk. Sometimes at night, she is not sleeping, asking for the honey ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. 1. Can you specify a problem with more details like, a. Are you saying she is not tolerating feed? b. Are you asking for an alternative to formula feed? c. What is honey nipple? 2. Change in stool color is known, which is physiological, a...  Read Full »

How to ease the symptoms of chronic diarrhea and cramps?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 39-year-old male currently on Ramipril for high blood pressure. I also have asthma and use blue and brown pumps. For the last few weeks, I have noticed my stools are green-colored. This is because I had food poisoning three years back. Last week I had vomiting, fever, and diarrh...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. You have bad gastroenteritis, probably food poisoning. The effects will take some time, maybe a week or so. You have to take a few precautions to be out of danger. Make sure the water you use is clean and warm. ...  Read Full »

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