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Green stools post medications for stomach problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have recently been taking Pepcid AC for stomach problems and stuff
User :   the ER doctor told me to take it
Doctor :   ok

User :   would that cause Green Stool. its pretty gross but no diarrhea
Doctor :  
no usually it does not
User :   do you know what could cause it
Doctor :  
what type of stomach problem you had so that you were advised this medication?
User :   it was just hurting so he thought that maybe I had acid reflux of some sort or a viral infection
Doctor :   i think you had suffered from gastritis

Doctor :  
this drug is given to reduce acid secretion
Doctor :  
in stomach
User :   okay. so you have no idea what the green stool is from?
Doctor :  
it may be bile
User :   okay. so thats not too be of huge concern?
Doctor :   bile is a normal secretion

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