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My bowel stood is green and has been like this for 3 weeks

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My bowel stood is green and has been like this for 3 weeks.

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any other symptoms besides the change in color of the stool?

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diarrhea?

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fever?

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green is considered a variant of normal

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if this is your only symptom

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stool is green until full digestion has occured

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also,

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food you may eat can change the color to green, especially if you are eating lots of green vegetables

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I WOULD see a doctor if you are having other symptoms other than a simple change in color of the stool

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in summary

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if the green color is the only symptom you are having this is likely nothing to worry about

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but with other symptoms like persistent loose stool/diarrhea

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I would definitely check with your physician

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again, please do check the link above from Mayo clinic

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