Patient Comments: Stool Color Changes - Symptoms

What symptoms did you experience with changes in stool color, texture, or form?

Comment from: Nasir, 45-54 Male (Caregiver) Published: November 06

I was in a very severe diet, then I start to feel dehydration although I was drinking a lot of water daily. My stool became a very dark red color, there was always a sweet taste in my mouth and my stomach became very sensitive.

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Comment from: nae, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 18

My 2-year-old's stool is bright green, watery, and has a very foul odor, with bright red blood.

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Comment from: worried, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 21

My stool color always varies, I guess depending on what I eat but this morning my stool was an orange color with a bad smell. I have never had this happen before and am worried there could be a problem.

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Comment from: freida, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: November 19

I have no vomiting nor feeling sick. But stool is black.

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Comment from: Margaret, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: October 18

I have had green-colored stools for about a month or more. I'm not sure why. I don't have any pain or any other problems.

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