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Black stool and vomiting

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Er recommended: The combination of severe abdominal pain and vomiting should be evaluated in the hospital emergency room. Black stool, unless due to taking peptobism... Read More
Dr. Jessica Allan
Dr. Jessica Allananswered
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Go to ER: You could be bleeding inside. Melena refers to black tarry feces associated with GI hemorrhage.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Vomiting: Wretching for so long may have caused breaks of small gastric blood vessels finally causing black stools. If they continue see a gastroenterologist.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Black stool can: be caused by blood, or intake of iron, charcoal, or bismuth compounds. If you are also having abdominal symptoms, you should see a doctor to determin... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 17 years experience
Maybe: Black stools can happen with Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate).
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
What would you like: Your question is not clear. Please tell us what would you like to know now? Have you been going to your doctor regularly? He/she should be able to gu... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
See a doctor: You have alot of things that are concerning and need attention. Please see a doctor for the constant heartburn, hoarse voice- difficulty swallowing an... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
How do you feel now?: It's normal to have a little bit of bleeding into the gut after an adventure like this. Most of us have unpleasant experiences related to alcohol and ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 22 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jananswered
67 years experience
May be G.I. Bleeding: If you are taking any iron preparation, stop it. If stools are still black, you need to see your doctor to investigate the problem.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Pan
27 years experience
See MD: If stools are true jet black and not on medications, that may be indication upper GI tract bleeding. This needs md evaluation right away or go to er.
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