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What causes green stool after an appendectomy?

Hello, I had an appendectomy and had an ovarian cyst rupture. My appendix was fine, but they removed it anyways. My surgery was Sat. At noon and it is now Wednesday. At first I had green stool, but now I have bright yellow, almost neon (stinky,soft&loose) stool..is that normal?
Mon, 25 Sep 2017
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I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* There are different reasons for green stool
- intestine infection - drug induced - altered gut flora mechanics .

* Needs evaluation clinically with necessary lab data .

Hope this will help you .
Regards .
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What causes green stool after an appendectomy?

Hello dear Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com I have evaluated your query thoroughly . * There are different reasons for green stool - intestine infection - drug induced - altered gut flora mechanics . * Needs evaluation clinically with necessary lab data . Hope this will help you . Regards .