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Green stool: Introduction

Green stool: Green coloration of the stool. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Green stool, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Green stool:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Green stool. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Green stool

Home medical tests possibly related to Green stool:

Green stool: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Green stool, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Green stool Treatments

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Stories from Users for Green stool

Real-life user stories relating to Green stool:

Message Boards for Green stool

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Green stool or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Green stool:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Green stool. Some of these are listed below :

Green stool: Animations

Medications or substances causing Green stool:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Green stool as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Green stool: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Green stool may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Green stool

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Green stool:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Green stool. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Green stool: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Green stool

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities...read more »

Green stool: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Green stool

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Green stool: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Green stool: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Green stool:

The list of organs typically affected by Green stool may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Green stool

The list below shows some of the causes of Green stool mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Green stool?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Green stool. Of the 10 causes of Green stool that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Green stool:

The following list of conditions have 'Green stool' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Green stool Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Green stool based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Green stool?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Green stool, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Green stool:

    Medical Conditions associated with Green stool:

    Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Dark stool (50 causes), Black stool (47 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)

    Symptoms related to Green stool:

    Dark stool (50 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Green urine (7 causes), Black stool (47 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Laxative use, Antibiotic use, Medication side effects, Food poisoning, Celiac disease, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Malabsorption (219 causes), Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Bacterial overgrowth, Infectious diarrhea (7 causes), Traveler's diarrhea, Cancer

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