According to Dr. Eric Berg, here are some possible causes of pale-colored poop:
- Biliary obstruction: This can be caused by gallstones, pancreatitis, or tumors.
- Liver disease: This can include hepatitis, cirrhosis, and fatty liver disease.
- Pancreatic disease: This can include pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
- Celiac disease: This is an autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine when gluten is consumed.
- Crohn’s disease: This is an inflammatory bowel disease that can affect any part of the digestive tract.
- Ulcerative colitis: This is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the colon and rectum.
- Cystic fibrosis: This is a genetic disorder that causes mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive system.
- Medications: Some medications, such as antibiotics, can cause pale-colored poop.
If you’re concerned about pale-colored poop, it’s important to see a doctor to rule out any underlying medical conditions.