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What causes green stool in an infant?

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Posted on Fri, 29 Jul 2016
Question: Hi my 2 months old baby passed pitch green stool last night... Reason for the same??attaching picture for reference
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng (48 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Normal in consistency.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Green stools are normal, need not worry much. All children who are on breast feed or formula feed pass yellow to green color stools.

take care.

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What causes green stool in an infant?

Brief Answer: Normal in consistency. Detailed Answer: Hi, Green stools are normal, need not worry much. All children who are on breast feed or formula feed pass yellow to green color stools. take care.