NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Last week I had a bowel movement that was loose but was green. I just had another bowel movement that was normal but again green. I have had a colonostopy within the past 5 years. No palips, just minor diverticulitis. My diet hasnt changed other than drinking some blue colored juice drink. I am a 59 year old male who has recently undergone a radiation seed implant for prostate cancer. That was almost 2 years ago and all seems to be going well.
Probably related to the content of the blue drink- perhaps high in sugar or other carbohydrate. If no better in a week or so talk to your primary doctor to see if an evaluation is in order.
Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Division
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati