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Why is my stool color different?

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why is my stool color different?
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
What color is it?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yellow greenish

this is actually likely related to your diet
yellow green is generally plant based food with chlorophyll
It depends on what the stool looks like to tell what caused it
Pale stools indicate a blockage of bile flow
dark tarry stools indicate bleeding in the upper GI tract
yellow green stools is diet related
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

so should I be worried Doctor? it comes and goes, it last came after I had quite a lot of cereal today. is that related?

No you don't have to worry.
Yes its diet related.
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