Orange stool is a clinical symptom of certain diseases of internal organs, inflammation or disturbance in the functioning of the digestive system.
Reasons orange stool
Orange feces, mainly the symptom is an internal disease requiring immediate treatment. However, in some cases, the orange color of feces can be caused by the use of products with more keratin multivitamins and pharmaceuticals. The color of the chair to normal within 2-3 days.
Pathological changes in the color of feces often associated with diseases of the pancreas, liver, kidney disorders and biliary excretion. Orange cal child demonstrates the large amount of bile pigments that connected with disturbance of metabolic processes. Color saturation feces indicates the stage of development of a disease or pathological process.
Most orange stool in a child in infancy may be the result of poor digestion of breast milk. Also, Cal can have unpleasant sour smell and be painted in yellow, orange and brown in the use of artificial mixtures (manifested reaction to bilirubin).
If the cause of the orange-colored feces are problems with biliary ways, the disease process is the result of an excess production of bile.
It should be noted that the orange color of feces in a child and an adult patient may be a consequence of infection and intoxication. In this case, there is a fever, chills, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. In the absence of proper treatment of poisoning leads to dehydration.
Intestinal failure and breach of digestion of food can cause abnormal discoloration of feces, but usually they are of short duration.
Types of diseases in the orange color of feces
If the orange color of feces is associated with the use of large amounts of fruits and vegetables with the content of keratin, as well as food additives and drugs (rifampin, etc.), after the termination of their admission stool color normal. In other cases, the orange color of feces is a manifestation of various diseases, which include:
- hepatitis and other liver disease;
- urinary disorders processes;
- violation of the outflow of bile;
- lung disease;
- peptic ulcer, gastritis, colitis and other diseases of the digestive system;
- hormonal disorders.
Treatment in the presence of orange stool
For the treatment of diseases caused by the orange color of feces, it is necessary to conduct a full diagnostic evaluation to determine the current stage and the presence of complications. If the disease is infectious in nature, it requires immediate hospitalization. To recover from poisoning prescribe correct water balance and restore intestinal flora.
In the presence of orange stool doctor prescribes a special study of feces, which is aimed at identifying the formed elements in it. Leukocytes and red blood cells in stool indicate inflammation in the gut, and they can be used to determine the presence of purulent process.
Upon detection of gallstones prescribe surgery to remove them. If the orange feces revealed infection, the prescribed medication, including anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory medication and bracing. The course of strong antibiotics is needed if there is severe infection.