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Suffered mild case of Salmonellosis. Why are stools light colored? Is it due to pepcid?

I am a 31 yo female. I think I may have or some other form of food poisoning recently. I ve been taking Pepcid (more frequently than I should) and have noticed that my latest bowel movement has produced very light colored stools. I am worried about the lack of bile in my stools and hence a potential billiary problem. Can Pepcid cause clay-colored stools? Or should I get myself checked out ASAP?
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jun 2012
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Hello, clay coloured stools could be due to infection or injury to liver or gall bladder involvement or due to some medicines... so just to rule out go ahead get investigated , they will send some liver function tests, hapatiis panel, ultrasound etc. Kindly consult thank you.
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