Pale Stool

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Gastroenterology

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About the symptom

White stool refers to stool that is pale, white, or look like clay or putty.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • White or pale stools

Possible causes

  • Viral gastroenteritis

    Viral infection of the stomach and intestines ("stomach flu"). It is transmitted from other patients who have the same illness. Washing of hands and not sharing food/drinks is important in breaking the transmission of this disease.

  • Congenital biliary dilatation

  • Ulcerative colitis

    An inflammatory condition of the large intestine that damages the gut wall. The exact cause is not well known.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have white, clay-colored stools?

  • Do you have nausea or vomiting?

  • Do you have abdominal pain (stomach ache)?

  • Do you have less or no appetite, therefore eat less food?

  • Are there people around you with the same symptoms?

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