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When certain poop colors are red flags, according to experts


There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer for how often you should poop, but when it comes to what color your stool should be, expert consensus is much narrower. And deviations from it can be a cause for concern.

“The most common color is brown, shades of brown,” said Dr. Mark Corkins, division chief of pediatric gastroenterology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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