Patient Comments: Stool Color & Texture Changes - Causes

If your stool changed color, what was the cause? Did you receive a diagnosis from a doctor?

Comment from: Boos111866, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 11

For the past few days, I have had bright red blood in my toilet after a bowel movement, one day last week, and it still won"t stop bleeding! I had a painful bowel movement that day and I felt a scratch 2 times. Like I said I have had the bright red blood, not to mention, when I stand up, blood drips on the floor. My husband wants me to tell my doctor or go to the hospital and I really don"t want to!

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Comment from: samsmom60, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 01

My poop color went from normal to pale yellow this weekend. I had been drinking a lot and not eating as much as I should. I have had some pancreatic problem in the past.

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Comment from: MARK, 75 or over Male Published: September 16

Noticed for the last 10 days my stool has changed brown color to mustard yellow color. It is also softer than usual. No other symptoms. Health is good. Diet has not changed.

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