Stool Color Changes Topic Guide

Stool Color Changes Stool Color Changes: Stool color changes and textures to black, tarry, sticky, red, maroon, clay-colored, gray, pale, and yellow can have a variety of causes. Causes include hemorrhoids, pancreatitis, tumors, alcohol abuse, liver disease, cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, cancers, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticular bleeding due to diverticulitis, medication, changes in diet, and other conditions. Treatment of changes in stool color depend on the cause.

Stool Color Changes Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

bismuth subsalicylate, metronidazole, and tetracycline Bismuth Subsalicylate, Metronidazole, And Tetracycline

Bismuth subsalicylate is a mild antibiotic...learn more »

bismuth subsalicylate Bismuth Subsalicylate

Bismuth subsalicylate is an antacid and anti-diarrhea medication...learn more »

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