Is Yellow poop normal ? Pic attached, do not look if you don't want to see

MammaKathy
on 1/10/19 4:48 pm

Okay, I know this is gross. I am desperate to know if this is normal post op at 3 months. I am not eating a lot of fat. It happens no matter what I eat. It has been like this non stop



for three months. It has not changed. Nothing changes it. I have attached a picture. Do not look if you can't handle seeing poop. I really need to hear from other RNYers. I have not asked my doctor. I will if I think it is abnormal, but I don't want to bug him otherwise. I don't think he is the friendliest person in the world. Thank you!

ljbarbara
on 1/10/19 4:56 pm

Yellow poop is not normal. Your doctor will actually need to see a stool sample to get a correct reading on the color, photos tend to alter colors. Please contact your doctor.

Original surgery: VSG Feb. 2009

REVISED TO RNY FEBRUARY 2016

Height: 5'7"

Start weight: 252. Current weight: 120

catwoman7
on 1/10/19 5:19 pm
RNY on 06/03/15

I've heard of this happening to people for the first month or so, but three months out seems a bit long for this to be going on. It's often indicative of some kind of deficiency, I believe. I agree with the above poster - I'd contact my doctor. It may be nothing, but better safe than sorry.

RNY 06/03/15 by Michael Garren (Madison, WI)

Plastic Surgery 08/10/18 and 03/29/19 by Lawrence Zachary (Chicago, IL)

HW: 373 SW: 316 GW: 145 LW: 138 CW: 150

catwoman7
on 1/10/19 5:47 pm
RNY on 06/03/15

I just read some internet articles on this. It can also indicate gallbladder or liver issues. I'd just check. Like I said above, I *have* heard of this - it's just that it seems it happens more within the first month or so post-surgery.

RNY 06/03/15 by Michael Garren (Madison, WI)

Plastic Surgery 08/10/18 and 03/29/19 by Lawrence Zachary (Chicago, IL)

HW: 373 SW: 316 GW: 145 LW: 138 CW: 150

kairosgrammy
on 1/11/19 10:35 am
RNY on 10/17/17

No, that doesn't look normal at all. I agree with others, contact your PCP or surgeon. LOL, I wish I could do that much in one sitting though.

Surgeon: Dr. David Carroll Surgery Date: 3/17/2017 Hospital: Merritt Health River Oaks Hospital

Height: 5'2" HW: 331 lbs SW: 279 lbs GW: 130 (originally, I changed to 140) CW: 130 to 135 ish

Biggest Goal: To Be Healthy in everything I do!!! To make healthy choices always!!! To just embrace HEALTH each and every day for the rest of my Life!!!

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