Pale or white bowel movements by children can be an unusual sight and an immediate cause for alarm, and in many cases that concern is valid. The causes of white stool in kids are many, and figuring out if your child has a serious problem should be a priority. Feces can appear in many different colors and still be normal and there is no need for panic. Listed below are some possible causes of white stool.
.Bile Duct Cysts
Sometimes cysts form on the bile ducts, according to wringdiagnosis.com. Although this is rare, the presence of these cysts can block the flow of bile from the liver into the gallbladder and keep the digestive fluid from reaching its destination. Bile is the substance in the body that gives feces its typical brown or green color and could explain the white stool.
Hepatitis is an infection of the liver. Hepatitis A is a disease caused by a virus that inflames the liver and causes it to
at 12:20 AM on Feb. 7, 2011