Patient Comments: Stool Color & Texture Changes - Causes
If your stool changed color, what was the cause? Did you receive a diagnosis from a doctor?
A Doctor's View on Stool Color Change Causes
Read the Comment by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Changes in the color of your stool is usually harmless and can occur to changes in diet. However, your stool may change color and odor due to medications, diseases, or medical conditions. Variations in your stool color can be green; black, tarry and foul-smelling; purple or maroon; bright red; clay-colored; or pale yellow color. If you notice changes in your stool color or odor and particularly if there is blood in the stool, contact your doctor. Read the entire Doctor's View
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