Yellowish stool

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Yellowish stool

Postby camper147 » Thu Sep 15, 2005 10:16 pm

is there need to be concerned about a yellowish stool that just started today? 43 year old male, non smoker,non drinker. maybe its just a passing thing but I have never seen anything like it before and some sites make it sound potentially bad.
everything else seems normal, appetite,sleep normal,no fever, minor stress,
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Postby R. Zein, Pharm D » Tue Sep 20, 2005 11:28 am

hi
many times the stools color reflect food intake, however, if you have light color stools, dark urine, and abdominal pain, this might be indicative of some type of liver problem.
" some times jaundice, or yellow color of the skin, eye balls, might be seen). if your symptom continue to occur frequently , i recommend that you see your doctor. other than that, as i said it could be food related, or drug induced (i do not have any info whether you are taking any medication).
thank you
Riham Zein, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


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