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Posted by: EL | 2009/02/18

(bowel related)

Please advise what green stools passed would indicate. Is it serious. What would cause this.

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Hi EL

Some causes of green stools include Salmonella infection (commonly called food poisening), Giaridia infection, use of certain drugs and certain foods.

If you have diarrhoea and potentially a fever you should consult your Dr/ Remember to replace lost fluids.

It may be wise to have tests done to establish exactly what the underlying cause is as there could be 1 of many.

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