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Symptoms of disease - Change the color of feces

In a healthy person, brown color of feces due to the content of it stercobilin, formed as a result of pigmentary exchange. Change color of stool may depend on the nature of food and drugs taken.

If you prefer more meat, the feces will be darker (from dark-brown to black-brown color)or more of the plant, the chair becomes a light-brown or yellow-brown color. If you eat more dairy foods, chair becomes a light yellow. Bilberries, black currant give the chair a brown-black color, beet, raspberry- red-red, sorrel, spinach - greenish tint.

Drugs that alter the color of the feces: the activated coal, bismuth drugs give the chair, black iron-containing drugs - greenish-black, pirvinium, pirkon (treatment enterobiosis)-a bright red color. If you were conducted x-ray examination of the stomach or intestines and you took radiopaque substance (barium sulfate), then within a few days chair will grayish color, clay.

However, changing the color of feces can be and in various pathological conditions.

Black color of a feces in conjunction with his watery consistency indicates bleeding from the upper parts of the digestive tract (ulcers, erosion of the stomach). The red color of the feces - in bleeding from the rectum, haemorrhoids.

Greyish-white - with obstruction of bile ducts (stones, tumor), violation of the liver (hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver).

If you found out the change of color of her feces, not associated with food or medications, be sure to tell your doctor, since this is of great diagnostic value.



Which diseases there is Change the color of feces

  • Stomach ulcer
  • Erosion of the stomach
  • Bleeding from the rectum, haemorrhoids
  • The Tumor
  • Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis of the liver


Which doctor should I contact if there is a Change the color of feces

  • Gastroenterologist
  • Oncologist
  • Hepatologist


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