Why do Google posts say colourful stool can be dangerous if it's yellow yet my doctor says yellow stool could be normal?
I have read some posts that yellow stool can be a sign of something serious on the internet yet my doctor says a yellow stool can be normal.
He also said it could be from food I ate.
- e9601:Lv 68 months agoFavorite Answer
Never heard that a yellow stool is normal.
- bluebellbkkLv 78 months ago
Perhaps you don't understand that 'can/could' don't mean the same as 'must'.
- EdnaLv 78 months ago
And of course you believe EVERYTHING that you read on Google on the internet. Google knows more than your doctor -- right?
- Pearl LLv 78 months ago
probably cause yellow aint colorful
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- GoergeLv 78 months ago
foods and medications can change the color/consistency of stool. It is best to err on the side of caution should there be a possible issue. White stool can suggest a gull bladder issue(little to no bile). Then again.... Always best to talk to a doctor about any concerns. Self diagnosis or Y.A.! diagnosis can be dangerous.
- formerly_bobLv 78 months ago
It all depends on the cause. If its from food, its normal. If its cased by lack of bile pigments, its a symptom of a medical problem. In the US, the vast majority of cases of yellow stool are from gallbladder problems. Yellow from food is a rare exception.