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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Stools that are black: Green Food may be moving through the large intestine too quickly, such as due to diarrhea. As a result, bile doesn't have time to break down completel ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibly: If you black stools are tarry (sticky) with a foul odor that would be cause for concern. That could be related to GI bleeding.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe.: Black stools can be a cause of bleeding in your gut. Sometimes it can be due to something you ate, or things like Pepto-Bismol (bismuth salicylate). ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
2 different issues: Same neighborhood, different block. Probably unrelated, but inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's disease) can cause loose stool/diarrhea and fistulas ( ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: How have you been after gallbladder surgery? Have you slowly got regular in BM and felt better in general well-being? These may suggest how you may an ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
No: Discuss this with your doctor.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Stool: The best way in which to resolve a sh..ty problem is to see a doctor, have the stool and yourself examined after providing a detailed history, and und ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Melenic stool?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly sug ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
29 years experience in Pediatrics
GI bleed: You may have gastritis and / or gastric ulcers. Also the diarrhea may make you loose some important electrolytes and minerals and make you feel the mu ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
The : The stool colors we get really concerned about are red (blood from colon), black (blood from small intestine or stomach), or white (liver is not worki ... Read More
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