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Really embarrassing.. but my stool is. Does that mean I am

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JA: Hello. How can we help?
Customer: Really embarrassing.. but my stool is green. Does that mean I am fighting a virus? I am also not feeling well. I have a cold, cough, and sore throat.
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: 3 days! and I'm not sure i live at college in a dorm so i don't have access to a thermometer
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Nope!!
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Green stool is likely due to the viral infection.

Viruses can reach the intestine causing inflammation and faster intestinal movement.

This results in bile being present unchanged in the stool causing green color.

This is not usually concerning.

Should improve over few days.
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