Black Stool, Red Stool, Green Stool or Abnormal Stool
Causes of Rectal Bleeding
IBD can cause rectal bleeding, but so can a host of other conditions. Find out what other lower gastrointestinal tract diseases can cause bleeding.
Can Swallowing Blood From A Nosebleed Cause Black Stool?
Nosebleeds happen to people for all sorts of reasons, and usually they aren't serious. But they can have a weird side effect.
Pale or Clay-Colored Stool
Call it light, grey, or pale -- this color of stool could be nothing serious but it could also mean something is going on in the biliary system.
What Causes Orange Stool?
An orange stool is not necessarily something that needs to be brought to the attention to your doctor, as long as it doesn't happen on a regular basis.
Mucus In The Stool
Seeing mucus in the stool can be a shock at first, but sometimes it is nothing to worry about. Find out what diseases and conditions can cause the passage of mucus.
Can Pepto Bismol or Kaopectate Turn Your Stool Black?
Can taking bismuth subsalicylates, such as Pepto Bismol or Kaopectate, cause your stool to turn black?
Should You Have A Daily Bowel Movement?
Does having a normal digestive system mean having a daily bowel movement? The definition of a normal bowel movement may surprise you.
Causes Of Red Or Black Colored Stools
The color of your stool can be an indication of what's going on in your body. What could red or black stool mean?
Red, Black, Green, Orange, or Pale Stool
Stool can come in colors besides brown, and usually it's not a problem. Find out how you can tell if the color of your stool needs to be evaluated by a doctor.
Causes of Black Stool
What could cause black stools? In some cases it could mean that there is bleeding in the intestinal tract but in others it could be caused by food or medicine.
What Can Cause Green Stool?
There are several very common causes of green stool that are not harmful and are temporary.
Normal Bowel Movement
Are you "normal?" Do you even know what a "normal" bowel movement is? Here's a hint: what's normal for you would not be normal for someone else.