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What causes orange stool?

for the past 3 days i have been haveing orange stool and i read it could be medicines in takeing or lack of bile salt... im on propanolol for migraine's and im on trazodone for sleeping issues and i also take vistaril to calm me as needed i dont take this one every day but the orange stool is starting to alarm me due to me not eating any of the food listed that can cause this
Mon, 22 Jan 2018
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Hello dear

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query in details .

* There can be some sort of chemical break down of ingredients of stool
with alterations in flora mechanics giving orange color to the stool from
some sort of infection or else .
* Needs to be evaluated with stool microscopy examination .

Hope this will help to clear your doubt .
Wishing you fine recovery .

Regards .
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