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Stool color

Stool color: Introduction

Stool changes color with changes in diet, but also with various medical conditions. Stool color may also be associated with bloody stool (causing varying degrees of color change to the stool), mucus stool, and also with related symptoms such as black stool, stool odor or other stool symptoms. Seek prompt professional medical advice about such symptoms....more »

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Causes of Stool color:

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

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Causes of Types of Stool color:

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Stool color: Symptom Checker

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Stool color: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stool color

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Stool color: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Stool color

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, 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 contains a variety of "good" bacteria 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 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. 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 diagnosed with fatal effect) 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). more »

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

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Stool color: Related Rare Diseases

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Stool color: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Stool color listed in Disease Database:

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Detailed list of causes of Stool color

The list below shows some of the causes of Stool color mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Stool color?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stool color. Of the 387 causes of Stool color that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 11 causes are "common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 18 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 359 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stool color:

The following list of conditions have 'Stool color' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Stool color:

The following list of medical conditions have Stool color or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Stool color Based on Risk Factors

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

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    What are the alternative names for Stool color:

    Stool colour change
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Stool color:

    Subtypes of Stool color:

    Black stool (47 causes), Pale stool (103 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Rubbery, orange precipitate in stool, Green stool (10 causes), Stools, clay-colored (8 causes), Bloody diarrhea (75 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), White stool (93 causes), Yellow stool (87 causes), Dark stool (50 causes), Anal bleeding (13 causes), Bright red blood on toilet paper (7 causes), Black tarry stools (2 causes), Clay-colored stools (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Stool color:

    Stool symptoms (2508 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 Stool color:

    Bloody stool (406 causes), Mucus stool (88 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Certain foods, Blood in stool (406 causes), Salmonella, Giardia, Black stool (47 causes), Pale stool (103 causes)

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