What your patient’s body tells you when they eliminate waste

What is “normal” when it comes to bodily waste? Bodily waste elimination is an important part of keeping your patients healthy. Changes in color, texture and odor can be indications of good or bad occurring in the body.

Below is a simple and easy guide to help you understand what is normal and what is not. Talking with your patients about this can help in the discovery process of understanding their overall health.

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  1. Rudresh Scharma
    Posted Jun 2013 at 5:34 am | Permalink

    Its good and informative, yet I think that normal stool color shown is on darker side, normal stool is dark yellowish not brownish

  2. Ravikant Patil
    Posted Nov 2013 at 12:46 am | Permalink

    Good as a informative general useful health tip.

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