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can eating blueberries cause black stool

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
You are fine: This is the blueberries. Do not worry!
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Eichenstein
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Not bleeding: not bleeding..iron is likely cause of black stool
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Black stool: Since only a small percentage of oral iron is absorbed, black stool is commonly seen in people taking iron. A simple test is to smudge a specimen of s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
If you: Enough of them yes and due mostly to the artificial food coloring and chemicals in packaged cookies. Eat healthier home baked cookies, in general bett ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: If you have black, tarry malodorous stool please seek prompt medical attention for possible GI bleeding.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Black stools: Black stools are seen with bleeding from the upper gi tract-usually stomach or duodenum. Blackish stool can be caused by taking iron supplements or bi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Blood: You should speak with the surgeon that did your case. Blood from above usually is the source of black stool. Given that you are two weeks out from ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please talk to your: Dr. I don't believe that barium contains bismuth or iron which could cause stool to become black. If the bowel movements are black., sticky & malodor ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Contact doc now: While some foods are produce a black stool, this is often a sign that you are bleeding from the stomach or intestine. See your doctor immediately for ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Iron, petobismol: It is reasonable to see a doctor who can check the stool for blood, or give you special cards to collect the stool for a test.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: This is a Chinese dish served over meatballs containing onions, chili, garlic and pepper. If you made it spicy, it may have exacerbated an ulcer or he ... Read More

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