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loose green bowel movements.

My daughter in the passed week has had at least 3 days of looser green bowel movements. I know it is not from veggies or vitamins what could be causing this. She screams her stomach hurts and then she finally goes loose and green. Plz give opions.

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mommy2each

Asked by mommy2each at 2:43 PM on Nov. 8, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • How old is she?
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 2:44 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • She is 3 1/2.
    mommy2each

    Comment by mommy2each (original poster) at 2:51 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • The stomach virus is going around everywhere. My son just got over it, and now I have it. He was throwing up and having loose bowel movements. I would watch for fever and or ask if anyone in her school if she goes to school if anyone is sick.
    Jenaiko01

    Answer by Jenaiko01 at 2:52 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Well the whole family had it this past weekend. none of us had a fever. she has not thrown up at all like the rest of us. Last week this happened also and after she cleaned out she was fine so I originally thought she was just constipated now I am not sure. I just was wondering also does the color mean anything?
    mommy2each

    Comment by mommy2each (original poster) at 2:57 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Green stools are usually caused by the dye in certain drinks and foods. I know black/purple dye in frosting is notorious for it, as well as purple colored drinks.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 3:50 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • is she feeling better?
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 1:14 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Certain dyes can cause that, I remember my son eating fruit loops and having green poop.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 3:33 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

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