What causes orange stool?

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Marjorie Nolan Cohn
Nutrition & Dietetics
Orange color stool is most common in breast-fed infants. For older children and adults it may be associated with excess fat in the stool, which could be a sign of malabsorption. If your stool is orange, and you are having pain associated with your bowel movements you should consult with your doctor, and or seek consult from a GI doctor.

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